LGCYC Board Meeting
March 13, 2001
Attendance: Herm Lintner, Bill Morris, Bob Rippel, Charles Thorne,
Spencer Raggio, Maryellen Rudolph, John Brodie, Rebecca Stanley,
Deb Katz, Dave Dougall, Kim Andrews
Changes to February minutes: Remove item regarding social committees
involvement in the Mayors Cup Race. Buck and Greg will be
distributing the brochure. Minutes of Feb 13, 2001,
accepted as amended.
Closing balance 2-18-01 $1773.13. Kim has developed a spreadsheet
for income and expenditures and is keeping track of money flow.
Estimated Membership income $2700. Both the Ti and the Tanzer races
Update on Insurance
Herm has investigated event insurance through US Sailing.
The policy on water and on shore, includes
alcohol usage. We will give discounts to US Sailing members. They
will send a copy of sailing rules. We will become a member of US
Sailing. In 1991 we lost our membership. The membership rate is
$75. The policy costs $321 for race events and $357
for onshore events. We have the 1999 PHRF. We will purchase
the new edition.
Deb Katz reported that discounts at Gore would continue. In the
future we will be able to get ongoing discounts as a group. Club
opening event is May 19th. This is the first clinic of the Y-Knots.
Deb is investigating Davidsons Brothers Brew Pub in Glens
Falls for the opening celebration, She will check for accessibility.
We will continue to utilize the Boathouse for after racing celebrations.
Bill Morris discussed his plans for newsletter inclusions i.e. member
partnership announcements, calendar of events, etc. The membership
brochure will be included in the March edition.
Brochure distribution 1000 brochures were printed initially. Kim
has 300. Buck has 300. It was decided to include a copy of the brochure
in the March Newsletter. This includes 120 brochures.
Bulletin Board. A 4' x3' bulletin board is being developed to be
placed outside Yankee Yacht.
Year 2000 Membership List
Discussion pursued regarding lost members. It appears that we have
heard from two members who had received no information over the
past year of their membership. A motion was made to give these members
free membership for this following year. Passed unanimously. Names
will be given to Bill Morris and to Herm to receive a welcome letter.
Procedure for new members: Bill Morris receives it and places name
in Newsletter and database. Kim receives the dues. Herm sends a
A motion was made to keep the dues the same for this year. Racing
membership: $105, Social membership: $50, Newsletter $5. Yes vote
Ti Race Committee Chuck Thorne
Next planning meeting March 28 at Clifton Park Y, additional dates
are 4-25, 5-23. Same format as last year. with the long and short
race. Looking for corporate sponsors. Suggestion that we bring a
Martin 16 to Yankee for the weekend. It was suggested that a brochure
be developed and available to promote the Martin 16 and the Y-knot.
BBQ set for Friday night and Sunday afternoon. Donations being requested
from Adirondack Beverage. Rotary Club will be contacting Rebecca
or Chuck regarding support.
Race Committee Bob and John
Keeping to the same set-up with an early and late series. It was
found that this increased participation. Final schedule was published
in the Newsletter. Bob will develop a list of committee boats and
assigned dates and will place it on the Internet. Equipment: Only
thing needed is one flag. Bob will get a copy of the new rules book.
Discussed ideas for building a new flag holder that
would be transferable to various boats.
Send any suggestions to Herm.
Rebecca reported that they have had a first meeting and are finalizing
a schedule of events.
Third Annual Y-Knot Regatta is scheduled for Oct 6-7.
Tanzer 22 North Americans Dave Dougall
All set up with National. Expecting 10-12 boats. Will have 4 races.
He is negotiating motel and dock space. He will develop a list of
his needs and assignments will be made, i.e. committee and chase
boats, protest committee, etc.
Kim reports 10 registered members. She also has some speakers signed
up for various nights.
Corinthian Organization Documentation of the Bylaws
Chuck will check with Buck for the job descriptions.
Maryellen Rudolph, Secretary