Fleet Captain News 2018

2018 Cruising Calendar

Please see the Annual Summer Cruise Tab.

Please contact your Fleet Captain, Joe Whelan, with any questions at:

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Upcoming Cruising Events

  8- Cruise Meeting

January 8: First Cruise meeting. We'll decide the ports of call for the Memorial Day, Summer, and Labor Day Cruises. Bring your ideas!

The crew from Geronimo will share their educational voyage to the Med... Captain Dawson and Ted Bjerregaard will present.

Join us for one or more...

  29- Winter Speaker Series:Team Racing and Cruise MeetingStay tuned for description of the team racing presentation. Meanwhile, there will be a short Cruise Meeting following the speaker(s). The subcommittee will present a proposed itinerary for the Memorial Day as well as the Summer Cruise. Don't miss it!
  11- Cross-Atlantic VoyageTegan Mortimer will describe her scientific voyage across the Atlantic: exploring the unseen problem of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans.
  27- Memorial Day "Cruise" 2016 DinnerJoin your fellow cruisers for cocktails and dinner for Memorial Day weekend kickoff.
  27- Memorial Day Cruise - NewportThe BYC Memorial Day Cruise sails first to Newport on Friday, May 27.
  28- Memorial Day Cruise: East Greenwich

The fleet wil sail to East Greenwhich on Saturday, and be hosted by the East Greenwich Yacht Club. The EGYC bar and deck will be open to us. You may register and pay in advance for a mooring ($40) or a slip ($2.50 per foot). When you f...

  29- Memorial Day Cruise: Potter CoveThe cruising fleet will anchor at Potter Cove near the BYC moorings and enjoy an informal BYO* picnic on shore at the Dana Rice property at 1300 on Sunday afternoon. *BYO means Bring Your Own food, drink, and lawn chair. No need to register in advance
  8- Summer Cruise: Payment DueCruise Fees and payments for Cruise Tee Shirts are due Wednesday, June 15. In addition to making this payment, you must also register your boat for the cruise.
  15- Summer Cruise - Dutch HarborFor those who can get an early start. Rent a mooring from Dutch Harbor Boatyard or anchor. Gather at Dutch Harbor Boatyard for shared hors d’oeuvres.
  16- Summer Cruise - Point Judith PondA pleasant backwater stop with good swimming, birdwatching, and quiet anchorage. Islands to explore, and good protection from most winds and waves.
  17- Summer Cruise - NoankNoank Village Boatyard at the mouth of the Mystic River provides slips or moorings near a quaint village with an ice-crew shop and Abbott’s Lobster in the Rough (where you share your meal with the gulls).
  18- Summer Cruise - Shelter Island Yacht ClubThe Shelter Island Yacht Club offers us guest moorings with launch service, a pleasant clubhouse, bar, and restaurant in a sheltered harbor. Ferry service to Greenport. Much to do.
  19- Summer Cruise - Shelter Island Yacht ClubThe Shelter Island Yacht Club offers us guest moorings with launch service, a pleasant clubhouse, bar, and restaurant in a sheltered harbor. Ferry service to Greenport. Much to do.
  20- Summer Cruise - Coecles HarborA short sail to a large protected cove on the other side of Shelter Island. Coecles Harbor Marina offers both seasonal and transient moorings and slips in a stress-free atmosphere and, scenic paradise, and a pool.
  21- Summer Cruise -StoningtonDodson's Boatyard offers moorings, and the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club offers hospitality in this quintessential New England village of shops and eateries.
  22- Summer Cruise - JamestownJamestown Boat Yard and Clark’s Marina will accommodate us, with beach, protected moorings, and restaurants nearby.
  20- Hog Island RendezvousJoin your fellow BYC Islanders and Mainlanders for an afternoon of good food and fun. Pot Luck, BYOB. First Farnham Ferry at 1345. Return trips starting at 4:30.
  18- Navigation Workshop: Hands On

For beginners, this hands-on workshop develops skills in basic coastal navigation using both paper charts and mobile GPS devices. You learn how to plot a course, how to determine your location, how to set a course while underway...

  26- NYYC - Cruise Dinner

Don't miss the NYYC Memorial Day Cruise Dinner!
Enjoy dinner and cocktails at the NYYC... a wonderful way to kick off the season.
Join us for just cocktail hour or stay for dinner as well.
Reservations are required for both but there is ony a charge for dinner.

  7- Summer Cruise Payment DueSummer Cruise 2017 Registration and payment deadline is July 7, 2017. Register online first, if you haven't already, then pay through PayPal here. Please fill in all the boxes and blanks.
  14- Early Bird First Stop for Annual CruiseThose able to get an early start on the BYC Annual Cruise are invited to gather at the Sakonnet Point Club for dinner. Moorings or piers available. Pre-registration required for both by July 1 - contact
  15- BYC Cruise to PadanarumFirst stop on the 2017 Club Cruise. Leave BYC by 0800. Gather on rafted boats (Ginger Beer and Top Cat) for shared appetizers and Drink of the Day.
  16- BYC Cruise to QuissetSecond port on the 2017 Club Cruise. Gather on the beach for shared appetizers and Drink of the Day.
  17- BYC Cruise to HyannisThird port - visiting Hyannis Yacht Club with lay day. Gather in the park for BBQ in the evening
  18- BYC Cruise - Lay day in HyannisLay day in Hyannis at the HYC. Lunch at the Hyannis Yacht Club by reservation.
  19- BYC Cruise to Vineyard HavenNext port for 2017 Cruise is Vineyard Haven with an evening gathering at Owens Park Pavilion
  20- BYC Cruise in CuttyhunkLast night of the 2017 Cruise. Thursday evening includes a lobster feast at the Fishing Club on Cuttyhunk (by reservation).
  21- BYC Cruise to CuttyhunkLast night for the 2017 Annual Cruise. Gather on the beach for chowder and Drink of the Day.
  22- BYC Cruise to BristolSailing back to Bristol with the BYC Annual Cruise
  26- Memorial Day Cruise - NYYC

Join us, by land or by sea, for the Memorial Day Cruise to the New York Yacht Club.  Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar at 6:00 PM, dinner at 7:30 PM (limited seating).  Cocktail Party (only) - $33.00 per person.  Cocktails and Dinner $120.00 per person.  Mooring rentals available...

  13- Annual Cruise 3rd BeachJoin us for the Annual Cruise!  Day 1 - 3rd Beach.
  14- Annual Cruise PadanaramJoin us for the Annual Cruise!  Day 2 - Padanaram.
  15- Annaul Cruise QuissettJoin us for the Annual Cruise!  Day 3 - Quissett.
  16- Annual Cruise EdgartownJoin us for the Annual Cruise!  Day 4 - Edgartown.
  17- Annual Cruise EdgartownJoin us for the Annual Cruise! Day 5 - Edgartown.
  18- Annual Cruise Vineyard HavenJoin us for the Annual Cruise!  Day 6 - Vineyard Haven.
  19- Annual Cruise CuttyhunkJoin us for the Annual Cruise!  Day 7 - Cuttyhunk.
  20- Annual Cruise CuttyhunkJoin us on the Annual Cruise!  Day 8 - Cuttyhunk.
  21- Annual Cruise - HomeAnnual Cruise Final - Day 9 - Home
  11- Pocket Cruise to Battleship Cove

Join us for this short overnight weekend cruise to Battleship Cove in Fall River.  Anyone can do it.  It's just a short hop over to the Cove where you can explore all kinds of interesting things on and off the Battleship USS Massachusetts and other WWII vessels.  As an added tre...

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