A Taste of the Club/Season Opener
On May 20th, Pat and John Paris hosted the Season Opener at their beautiful home on South River. The event featured appetizers, sides, and desserts from the NEW BCYC Cookbook, "Bak-Yakker's Yummies"! And yes, everything was Yummy! To wet our appetites, the Paris' organized a challenging wine tasting that featured 6 fabulous wines. Winners for guessing 4 of the 6 wines were Pat Bernhart and Jae Hamilton!
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2023 Commodore's Ball
On May 12th, BCYC celebrated the 2023 Commodore's Ball with a festive evening of fine dining and dancing at the Chartwell Country Club. Emcee Chuck Kahle orchestrated the evening, honoring our 2023 Commodore and Flag Officers; Commodore John Yates, Vice Commodore Norm Render, Rear Commodore Larry Awalt, Fleet Captain Tim Nelson, Secretary Carlos Mojica, and Treasurer Court Treuth. Outgoing Commodore Tim Feldmann was presented with his "highly coveted" Official Past Commodore flag. The second edition of BCYC's Cookbook was unveiled. Mike Kalas was presented with a complimentary copy for winning the naming of our cookbook. We also learned that our DJ, Rich Litchy, was present at the original naming discussions for our club when formed in 2001. The evening was hosted by Kris and Jerry Chappell, Rosie Cavin, & Gail Higginbotham. The venue, food, drinks, and wine were absolutely over the top! Many thanks to the Chappells for securing the venue for us!
BCYC South Dinner and Music
On April 7th, BCYC South celebrated the end of the DownSouth Season at the Red Grill, hosted by Jackie and Howard Mason. The event featured real Mexican street tacos, and live music.
BCYC South Annual Formadore Golf Outing
On March 28th, Chris & Colin Soucy hosted the Annual BCYC Formadore golf tournament at Sailfish Sands in Stuart FL. Three foursomes of Formadores, their Commodorables, stacked with additional BCYC golf pros competed. John Yannick kept the golfers hydated with his roving drink cart. The group adjourned to the Fish Clubhouse/Restaurant following the game. And of course, there were valuable prizes presented by Chris Soucy. Webmaster/photo bomber Bob Higginbotham infiltrated the award presentations.
BCYC South Super Bowl Party
On February 12th, Chris & Colin Soucy hosted the Annual BCYC South Super Bowl Party. The Soucy's decorated their home with separate Red and Green viewing rooms. Commodore Yates welcomed our first new members for 2023, Lynn and Jim Duggan. The dishes everyone brought were outrageously wonderful and the game was pretty good as well!
BCYC South Day at the Park
On January 26th, Gail and Bob Higginbotham hosted 30 BCYC members and guests at Halpatiokee Park in Martin Co. FL. A rematch of the BCYC World Cup Boccee ball was staged followed by grilled salmon and jerk chicken. Special shout out to grill Meister Gene Browning. The member provided appetizers and desserts, along witht the grilled mains were all over the top!!!
BCYC South 2023 Kickoff Happy Hour
On January 12th, Ginny and Gene Browning hosted the BCYC 2023 Kickoff with a Happy Hour at Mulligan's Beach House in Stuart FL. Nineteen members and guests enjoyed the evening and a few unique hors d'oeuvres including mussels with a baked bread topping for dipping - yum!
Visit to Quartzsite Yacht Club - Long Time No Sea
On January 4th, long-time Bakyakers Julianna Nedd and JJ Sullivan visited Arizona's Quartzsite Yacht Club. As JJ said, they "were looking for a gas station and a place to eat and there it was! It’s a hilarious place. Costs $10 to be a member and they now have 11,600 yacht club members! Cool desert yacht club. Didn’t even have to whip out my BCYC membership card!! Need to go find out if they can make a proper dark n’ stormy!"
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