Commodore's Scuttlebutt October 5, 2018



 October / 5  / 2018   

Caught Doing Good


... I do not have the updated list of the names all of the HIYC volunteers , but there is a long list of HIYC sailors who are providing sailing experiences to University School students this week. . Not only are they on big boats, but several volunteers are teaching on our small boats ...


Many thanks to Former Commodore Marc Fortune, founder of the Nashville Sailing Foundation ,for organizing this week which is central in the mission and purpose of HIYC

..... teaching and encouraging Sailing 




Important Notice 

Saturday October 6

8:30 AM –12:00   Fall Work Day

( Bring lawn and construction tools if possible ) 

   Committee Chairs and Dock Admirals will have projects ready for volunteers 

Noon : Lunch Provided

5:00—6:00 Pot Luck Dinner

6:00—7:00 Fall Quarterly Business Meeting 

We are a volunteer club and we need your help to keep the club house, grounds, docks, and club boats in good shape. Please put on you work clothes and gloves and come ready to work! 

Please plan on coming back to HIYC for a 5:00 Pot Luck Dinner followed by our Fall Quarterly Business Meeting. This is a most important event as the 2019 slate of officers will be presented. 

If you are unable to attend the meeting, we still need your proxy to secure a quorum to conduct business. Please fill out the Proxy Form below, sign and date it and take a pic- ture of the signed form with your phone and email the form to HIYC Secretary Don Kaufman at 


Proxy HIYC Quarterly Meeting: October 6, 2018 

I, ________________________________ being an Active Member of Harbor Island Yacht Club, entitled to vote at the Quarterly Meeting, do hereby constitute and appoint _____________________________ as my 

proxy to attend said Quarterly meeting to be held on October 6,2018 or the continuation or adjournment thereof, with full power to vote and act for me in my name, place and stead, to the same extent and with the same effect that I would have if personally present. Any proxy or proxies heretofore given to any person or persons whatsoever are hereby revoked. 

Signed ______________________________________ date _____________ 







 From your Race Committee


Jim Doran Race Chairman



Fall Racing at HIYC


 October 13       McDougall Cruiser Regatta
October 27-28    McDougall Open Regatta




Fall Race Schedule Needs: 


                PRO for Beesley 50 K - November 17




contact Jim Doran at 615-972-2619 or  email at :








 Reserve the Club Catalina 22 

  Club Boat Admiral - Tim Parshall



 Call Tim for details on reserving the boat for an afternoon sail   and check out the information on the HIYC website 








Questions about your HIYC  Dues


Contact Kim at Tailored Business

615-883-7811 ext.13











Looking Ahead ….

October 6   8:30-Noon Fall Clean-Up Day & Lunch
5:00 pm  Pot-Luck &  6:00 pm Quarterly Meeting  
  October 13         McDougall Cruiser Regatta
  October 27-28    McDougall Open Regatta
   November 10        Arnold Nye Regatta
   November 10        Hiyc Lobster Boil
   November 17          Beesley 50K Regatta 
   December 9             Christmas Brunch at HIYC
Member on Call for Club Emergencies in October
Bob Carlton  615-423-4857





  Friendship and Support,


Gene Lovelace

2018 Commodore