Warm weather greetings from Buildings and Grounds. It has been a busy spring. Here’s the work that’s been going on at the club…
Clubhouse Shower. Gregg and Gary cut joints in the concrete floors of both shower areas to help prevent water from pooling and will help channel it to the floor drains. They also fixed water line leaks and repaired the hot water valves in the showers. Jeff Brinkmeyer installed new ADA [click title above to continue]
Lee Cline, Dock Master
PYC Sailors, Summer finally arrived and the water is up…yay!!!
Members are coming back to our harbor and it is filling up again – it’s good to see boats back.
I need your help: It’s almost June and I still don’t which slips are available for assignment. This is because I can only make assignments as I receive your dues. Please help me, Let me know if you will (or [click title above to continue]
Bruce S. Liese, Communications Director
What a difference a month makes!
At approximately 0900 this morning Perry Lake’s water level hit 889.0 feet. In one month the lake has risen more than three feet.
According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, “The top of conservation pool elevation for this site is 891.50 ft.”
In an article published just last week (May 1, 2013) by Commodore Mij Frierson and Treasurer Rich Wells, it was [click title above to continue]
Mij Frierson, Commodore
Great news for PYC members regarding the upcoming sailing season at Perry Lake!
We have been monitoring the lake water levels following wonderful rains over the past 60 days. Thankfully the lake has now risen to 888.7 feet above sea level and is within 3 feet of the Army Corps of Engineers’ definition of “pool” at 891.5 feet, which is the optimal level. The current level is consistent with lake levels [click title above to continue]
With the water levels coming up and the boats moving back to PYC it is time to go sailing! Participating in sailboat racing is not only a fun and challenging experience but will also help you develop your sailing skills. This year’s racing schedule is filled with many opportunities to do that. Whether on a keel boat, multi-hull or centered board boat in the series or fun races there is ample opportunity this year to [click title above to continue]
Ed Hockenberg, Vice Commodore
Our 30′ Catalina “Priorities” made her triumphant return to PYC on Sunday the 28th…an absolute beautiful sail from her temporary berth at Rock Creek to her rightful home on Rodeo Dock with no hazards encountered along the way.
I’m happy to report there are several other boats (one larger with a deeper draft of 6′) in the marina now with no reports yet from others of running aground or into [click title above to continue]