Regatta Review #174

Friday, August 31, 2012

Volunteer Appreciation Party - Sept 19 At The DYC

Dear Volunteers,

On behalf of the DRRA Board of Director's I would like to thank you for your dedication and commitment to see that the 2012 Detroit APBA Gold Cup was a success.

I would personally like to invite you and a guest to this year's volunteer appreciation party to be held September 19, 2012 at the Detroit Yacht Club.

Location: Detroit Yacht Club.  Upon arrival tell the guard you're attending the "DRRA Gold Cup Party"

Date: September 19, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm Happy Hour, 7:00 pm Dinner, 8:00 pm Awards

BBQ dinner, soda, water, wine & beer courtesy of the DYC and DRRA.

Please RSVP by September 12th by calling 586-774-0980, leave message if necessary or use our contact form.  It is important for volunteers to RSVP, so that we can have an accurate count for food and beverages.

Look forward to seeing you at the DYC.

Tom Bertolini
President & Race Director

Quick Event Report

Just a couple tidbits to share with you at this time...

First of all - ticket sales were up by 10 to 15% and some of our premium tickets like Pit Tower were completely sold out!

We are moving forward with plans for next year already, the event is set for July 12-14, 2013.

The DYC's Off-The-Dock Racing Series

The next-to-last Off-The-Dock race of the season was held on August 30th at the Detroit Yacht Club.

Yours truly was invited to ride along on "Northern Spy", a beautiful forty footer in Class 1 ... it was fabulous!  Many thanks to DYC members Fred C. and Steve G. for setting that up and to John S. for welcoming me on board his boat.

Twenty-five boats participated, here are the first 3 finishers in each class:
Class 1: Apache, Genesis, My Fair Lady
Class 2: Alida, Yankee, Blue Cloud
Class 3: Marisia, Freya, Zebulon
Flying Scots:  FS12, FS09, FS04

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