Posts Tagged ‘NYYC’
The annual New York Yacht Club Cruise is back, and as usual, there’s plenty of drama, and yet more reasons to watch it when you see the burgees coming through your piece of water. This time, the drama is in limerick form, thanks to SA’er ‘Left Hook’. To add your own limerick (and there are already several good ones) or for the full story of the sinking of Concordia 40 #11, hit the thread hard.
Title is more about Dice than limericks, but hey – fuck it.
There once was a man on Nantucket
Whose Swan was so big he said “fuck it!”
So he went down the line,
spied Winnie so fine,
and said “crap, we’re on port, we should duck it!”
August 15th, 2014 by admin
Scribbler, sailmaker, boat designer, and waterman Ted Hood passed back in June. Come down to Newport next week to celebrate the life of one of the real legends. From the family:
“In honor of Frederick E. “Ted” Hood (May 5, 1927 – June 29, 2013) the Hood family cordially invites all he has touched to a Celebration of His Life to be held at the New York Yacht Club, Harbour Court, Newport, RI Friday, September 20, 2013 at 11:00 am.
“Parking may be limited, with overflow available on Wellington Ave., and further at the Underwood School, located just past the yacht club. There will be people on hand to help assist in parking. Carpooling where possible and arriving early is suggested.
“The family welcomes and greatly looks forward to seeing all that have touched his life and family.”
September 9th, 2013 by admin