Author: fshagan

Ventura Sailing Club News, December 2017

“Pub Quiz” is a Hit With Members The December meeting of the Ventura Sailing Club (Victoria Pub, Ventura) saw the first “Pub Quiz” held during the evening. Contestants had to answer 21 general knowledge questions in around 10 minutes. Time taken to complete the questions, as well as accuracy of the answers, were judged, by Vice Commodore Richard Sharpe. The liquid prize was shared between a 3 person team, who racked up an impressive 19 correct answers. The quiz proved very popular and we will hold quizzes in future meetings. Why not come along and try your hand? There are prizes and we also have the complimentary raffle. See you there. Officers voted in at December meeting. Will Yount and Richard Sharpe were unanimously voted in to the Commodore and Vice Commode positions for 2018 season. Upon election, they unilaterally decided to reappoint the entire slate of 2017 officers for 2018. That shows you the error made by many who did not attend the December meeting and therefore could not protest. Sharpe said that, in true nautical fashion, Will and I employed the “press gang’ method. Just as a reminder, the 2018 subscriptions are now due. For a paltry $60.00 you can become a fully-fledged member of one of the most interesting clubs in the Santa Barbara Channel. We are members of the Southern California Yacht Association, the Santa...

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Ventura Sailing Club

The Ventura Sailing Club is located in Ventura, California. With two public harbors and close proximity to the Northern Channel Islands, this area is often referred to as the “Gateway” to the Channel Islands. The Santa Barbara Channel is also well known for its challenging and diverse sailing conditions; the area has even been used as a training ground for America’s Cup competitors. The Ventura Sailing Club was founded in 1975 with the objective to provide planning and leadership for a recreational program of boating activities centered in Ventura County, California. In its current incarnation, the VSC has focused...

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The Ventura Sailing Club is a group of active beachcat, multihull and monohull sailors. We welcome all new members interested in cruising and racing events, as well as those simply seeking fun on the water to enjoy Nature’s treasures. The Santa Barbara Channel offers magnificent opportunities year around for cruising, racing or exploring the local islands and we can hook you up.

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