To be clear,
Checks should be made out to Wayne Best (we don't have to pay fees over a
On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 8:41 AM, Cathy Stierhoff <clstierhoff at gmail.com>
> Should the checks be made to Wayne Best or to Santana 22 Fleet?
> Sorry we couldn't be there. Awesome work being done!
>>> On Monday, March 16, 2015, Santana22 San Francisco <
>santana22sfbay at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dear Tuna skippers,
>> Please welcome Kristen Soetebier as our new co-fleet captain for 2015!
>>>> Thanks to all of you who came out to the fleet meeting, it is great to
>> see what a supportive and nice bunch of people we have in the fleet! Below
>> is a short recap of the meeting:
>> We are very excited to plan the 2015 nationals at Corinthian Yacht Club
>> July 17-19, and hope to get a record turn out for the 50th anniversary. We
>> are reaching out to the Santa Cruz and Monterey Peninsula fleets to try and
>> get as many boats out as possible. Team Alegre and team Carlos have offered
>> to help trailer boats if that is necessary. People also offered spare
>> bedrooms and floorspace to crash, and the RYC and Treasure Island have
>> storage available for trailers and/or boats if people want to come up for
>> longer than just the nationals. Please help spread the word and get as many
>> boats on the line as possible!
>>>> Deb Fehr, Jennifer McKenna and James Dilworth will look into T-shirts,
>> bags, and/or sponsoring options.
>>>> Kristen and Anna will work with the CYC and PRO Mike Gross to get the NOR
>> out as soon as possible.
>> Two new skippers & family came to the meeting and will be mentored.
>> The spinnaker series has a mistake in the dates as the SSS Corinthian
>> race is March 21.
>> The throwouts for the white sails series will be 6 races.
>>>> Other activities:
>> Several boats and crew will come to the starts clinic on March 22
>> James Dilworth will organize a cruise out some time later in the season
>> Anna will organize a spinnaker clinic later in the season
>>>> Other items:
>> Please review the new YRA minimum equipment rules that now also include
>> "A boat is recommended to have a throwing sock-type heaving line of 50'
>> (15m) or greater of floating polypropylene line readily accessible to the
>> cockpit. Beginning 1/1/2015 it will be required" YRA requirements can be
>> found here: http://www.yra.org/racing/EquipmentRequirements.html>>>> If you haven't payed your fleet dues, please send a check of $35 made out
>> to Wayne Best to:
>>>> Wayne Best
>> 47 Maywood Way
>> San Rafael, CA 94901
>>>> Hope to see many of you out on Sunday 22 March for the starts clinic. It
>> now looks like we have a surplus of crew, so please let me know if you have
>> space for another crew or two.
>>>> Fair Winds,
>> 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
>>>>>>>>> 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 Series
>>> scores <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
> *Cathy Stierhoff*
> *clstierhoff at gmail.com <clstierhoff at gmail.com>*
> *415-250-8864 <415-250-8864>*
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