[Santana 22] Fleetmeeting Fri March 13, 7 pm Pineapple sails, Alameda

Santana22 San Francisco santana22sfbay at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 11:11:23 EDT 2015

Dear Tuna skippers,
I'm looking forward to seeing many of you at the fleet meeting tonight. All
information is below. Please RSVP if you haven't done so yet and want to
get some pizza,

Anna Alderkamp

On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 7:44 PM, Santana22 San Francisco <
santana22sfbay at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Tuna skippers,
> It's time for our yearly fleet meeting in the sail loft of Pineapple
> sails in Alameda to discuss the upcoming season. Please let me know if
> you're planning to come, the fleet will get pizza, if you can bring some
> drinks to share it would be great! The address is:
> 2526 Blanding Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
> Please dress warmly as the loft isn't heated. Below is the agenda:
> *1) Introductions*
> A quick round to introduce everyone
> *2) Fleet captain vacancy*
> Unfortunately, Garth Copenhaver is moving out of state and resigning as
> co-fleetcaptain for personal reasons. This opens up a vacancy as
> co-fleetcaptain and/or nationals regatta chair (see below). Fleetcaptain of
> the Santana 22 fleet is an awesome "job" in this friendly and supportive
> fleet. Would anyone be interested in stepping up? I'd be happy to stay on
> for another year and share the responsibility, but I'm equally happy to
> step down is there is a pair of folks who want to do it together. I highly
> recommend doing it together with someone, it's just a lot more fun. You
> don't need to be an experienced racer, enthusiasm is enough. It's a great
> opportunity to get to know a lot of great people and organize some fun
> events. Please let me know if you are interested and we'll discuss it with
> the fleet on the 13th.
> *3) Nationals 2015*
> 2015 is the 50th anniversary of the designs of our beloved Tuna. It would
> be great to commemorate this in some way, preferably during nationals.
> Nationals will be held at CYC on 17-19th July. We are looking for someone
> who would be willing to be the fleet representative for this. This could be
> together with being a (co) fleet captain or separate. There is a lot of
> help and experience available in the fleet, but we need someone to take
> charge. Unfortunately, I cannot be the main responsible person for personal
> reasons. Please let me know if you are interested taking this on and work
> with CYC and the fleet to make this a success. Again, you don't need a lot
> of experience, enthusiasm is enough. Kristen Soetebier has volunteered to
> help.
> *4) Mentor program*
> The S22 fleet has a mentor program for new members. The idea is to pair
> newcomers to the with an experienced skipper who will answer all your
> questions and hopefully sail with you once or twice, or shanghai you into
> being racing crew. Please let me know if you are interested in being a
> mentor or mentee and we'll try to pair you up. (as a shameless plug... Byte
> Size is looking for crew for 2015).
> *5) Racing*
> We have asked your input on the 2015 racing season via email, below is the
> schedule with 7 throwouts for the white sails and 1 for the spinnaker
> series:
> 2015 Spinnaker Seriesscores <http://santana22.org/#series1>
> ------------------------------
> SSS Three Bridge Fiasco <http://santana22.org/schedule/253> Jan 31
> ------------------------------
> SSS Corinthian <http://santana22.org/schedule/251> Mar 28Vallejo
> <http://santana22.org/schedule/252> May 2 - 3Jazz Cup
> <http://santana22.org/schedule/242> Sep 5   2015 White Sails Seriesscores
> <http://santana22.org/#series2>
> ------------------------------
> Wheeler Regatta <http://santana22.org/schedule/246> Apr 11YRA Spring 1
> <http://santana22.org/schedule/244> Apr 18YRA Spring 2
> <http://santana22.org/schedule/245> May 16YRA Spring 3
> <http://santana22.org/schedule/247> Jun 13YRA Summer 1
> <http://santana22.org/schedule/248> Jul 11Nationals
> <http://santana22.org/schedule/241> Jul 17 - 19YRA Summer 2
> <http://santana22.org/schedule/249> Aug 8YRA Summer 3
> <http://santana22.org/schedule/250> Sep 12
> *6) Other activities*
> -On March 22 we'll have our annual start clinic on Treasure Island,
> organized by the authoritative Frank Lawler (Tackful).  This is always a
> lot of fun, including a pot luck lunch with feedback.
> -I'm happy to organize another spinnaker clinic some time during the
> summer to get more people into spinnaker sailing.
> -Any other initiatives?
> *7) Comments and questions*
> Anything else that may come up
> *Sails measuring*
> Jan will be there to measure your sails
> *Don't forget!*
> -July 27-19 (Nationals, CYC, Knox course)
> -please bring $35 in fleet dues.If you're writing a check, please make it
> out to Wayne Best.
> To get an idea about the next season, please let me know:
> -if you're coming to the fleet meeting (so we can get enough pizza)
> -if you are planning to race white sails (or why not if not)
> -if you are planning to race spinnaker
> -if you can help with organizing
> -anything else that can help us being a more fun and friendly fleet
> We'd particularly like to hear from new members, even if you cant make it
> to the fleet meeting, let me know what you think. And if you can make it,
> please stop by to get to know other skippers,
> Fair winds,
> Anna Alderkamp,
> Santana 22 SF Bay Fleet captain
> "Byte Size" #801
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