MIYC Anchor Lines June:July 2017

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Marco Island Yacht Club

Rear Commodore

Summer weather is officially here on Marco Island. Most of the snowbirds have headed north, and our sleepy island is finally on vacation. Boater’s Night is changing, too, adjusting for the Summer Schedule. In July and August, we’ll move Boater’s Night to Thursdays, since the Dining Room will not be open on We d n e s d a y s d u r i n g t h e

Subjects he’ll touch upon include: • Membership growth • Our 2018 budget planning process • Updates on the Mariner’s Fund (Capital Improvements) • Updates on the Burgee Bar • Updates on the MIYC Strategic Plan and new organization changes We hope to see all of you “full timers” on Wednesday, June 7 th at 6:00 pm for cocktails and 7:00 pm for dinner! Jeff Comeaux Rear Commodore

Jeff Comeaux Rear Commodore

summer.

Our very next Boater’s Night will still be on Wednesday, however, and it will be a “Chairman Chat.” On Wednesday June 7, MIYC Chairman Dave Everitt will present a Chairman’s Overview, followed by an open Q & A.

Port Captain

Most of the boats that come to Marco island Marina come to enjoy our island, but the last couple of weeks in May we became more of a safe haven for boats trying to go to Key West. This year the winds seem to have been much stronger and have lasted for a longer period.

delicious brunch. Recently, “Zig Zag” from Ft. Myers stopped at the Marina on their way to the Keys. The owner remembered Chef Bob’s prime rib and told me that they would stop again on their return trip. June brings the long hot days of summer and marks the beginning of hurricane season. Whether your boat is in the water or in dry storage, there are many things that you should do to be ready. This becomes even more important if you leave for the summer. Elmer Wheeler, the Dockmaster at MIMA, has a check list for getting your boat prepared. You can stop by MIMA and talk with Elmer. He’ll be glad to give you a copy of the check list. Kathy Hershberger Port Captain

Kathy Hershberger Port Captain

One boat left Naples on their way to Key West, but the seas were so rough that they came into Marco Island and didn’t even try to get back to Naples. MIYC is getting known throughout Southwest Florida for its great dining. There have been a number of boats staying a little longer on Sunday to enjoy MIYC’s

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