Thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s Windjammer Regatta with the Venice Yacht Club. Yesterday’s race saw 15 boats participate in the race down Casey Key. All boats finished and returned safely for the reception at the yacht club. Congratulations John Lynch and the crew of Spray for being the firt monohul across the line, narrowly being edged out by the trimaran Triple Threat. Today’s races were cancelled and the standings are available here.
Our January meeting hosted Cathy Marine from Mote Marine Labrotories lecturing on Dolphins and Manatees. Our February meeting is "Soup Night". Everyone brings their favorite soup and or bread and butter to go with the soup. A "SOUPER TECHNIQUE" has been developed over the years to allow you to sample several different choices. Take a six part muffin pan and fill with disposable coffee cups and you are all set. Don't miss this fun evening
The monthly meeting of the VSS membership is on Wednesday January 8th at 6.30.
Our guest speaker is from Mote Marine, we’ve waited two years to get a speaker from MOTE Research for the member meeting We finally have it. Tomorrow’s talk will be on marine mammals.
Bring your friends to join us for an entertaining and informative evening with your sailing friends at the VSS.
It’s a regular VSS potluck, bring a dish to share, your beveradges of choice with a setting and utensils. Please note that the annual VSS soup night is planned for the Februay meeting.
Hope to see you there!
This Saturday is the second annual small boat day in with the Englewood Sailing Association. The event is a free sailing event for small boats. If you have a small boat this is a great opportunity for you to come out and sail with the group in Lemon Bay. Boats can launch at the county facility at Indian Mound Park and it’s accesible by the inland water way for boats with smaller drafts.
Sailing time is from 12.00 - 2pm.
The signup is on the event calendar page
Come out and visit the VSS at Sun Fiesta. We’ll be there all weekend. Join us near the toy boat area. The more the merrier!
Here is the schedule of events from the festival website
It is membership renewal season for VSS members. If you haven’t done so already please renew you VSS membership. The VSS renewal process can be done simply online with a dues payment done through PayPal. If you are new to the VSS and are interested in a new membership, the VSS new member signup page is available for your convenience.
As always the VSS post office box is available to reiceve dues payments by check.
Please make check’s payable to:
Venice Sailling Squadron
Box 1124 Venice, Fl 34284
Everyone must be aware of the Red Tide that has affected our shoreline. Accordingly, your committee has decided to shift the up coming Crab Fest to an event at Snook Haven. …