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Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 18:30
American YC

March 21st - Dinner - John Rousmaniere


American YC

The New York Station will hold its next event on Thursday, March 21st at American Yacht Club. We will meet for cocktails and dinner at 6:30pm followed by a presentation of  ‘Things on My Mind’ by John Rousmaniere.  

Per John,

A lot of things are on all our minds these days, aren't there?

 Dick Carter's look back at the origins of modern ocean racing and rating rules

 40th anniversary of the Fastnet storm in which those boats and rules were tested (and some failed)  

The Fastnet-stimulated self-analysis that triggered the safety-at-sea movement in which the CCA played -- and continues to play -- such a big role

And then there's the CCA history that John’s been asked to write

John is an author of 30 historical. technical, and instructional books on sailing, yachting history, New York history, business history, and the histories of clubs, businesses, and other organizations. An authority on seamanship and boating safety, he has conducted tests of equipment and sailing skills, and led or participated in fact-finding inquiries into boating accidents. He has been presented with several awards for his writing and his contributions to boating safety and seamanship.

 This will be a fantastic evening.

 Dinner is $39 per person with a cash bar.

 If you plan to attend, please:

 -Email Rear Commodore Sandy Vietor – sandyvietor@hotmail.com

 -Mail or bring a check to the lunch made out to ‘CCA – New York’ for $39 pp. Mailing address: Sandy Vietor, 301 Purchase St., Rye, NY 10580

 I hope you can join us.


 April 18th – American Yacht Club

Anne Kolker will discuss her latest adventure – 3,000+ miles on a 32 ft boat with many challenges….

 May 16th – American Yacht Club

Bob Darbee will be enlightening us about the history of the CCA Trophies

 June 1st – Annual Clambake at David Tunick’s home in Stamford, CT.

June 8th – Rendezvous at American Yacht Club – Jim Murphy Port Captain

 Further details to be advised.

 Best regards,

 Peter Bauer

Secretary, CCA-NYS


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