Commodore Michael opened the meeting , the reading of the minutes was waived.
Michael commented on the large number of members and new sailors that came it was over 30 people were present.
Michael introduced the new members, beginning with:
Bill , he has no sailing background, he just likes to be by the water. He currently does not own a boat, but we assured him that there is always a boat for sale. He does have the ASA 101 certification
Ansley and Chad purchased "Allegra" and their current sailing experience comes primarily from "YouTube rabbit hole" they are very exited to learn and get out there.
RJ ,who has 11 years of experience, began his sailing quest because he was offered a free boat. We quickly reminded him that those are usually the most expensive boats. He is exited to teach his Kids how to sail.
The fleet captain was not available for a race update. But Mike reminded the group of the upcoming Half Yard Race.
The Purser reported the current financial standing as $ 2,155.55 after taking in some Race Fees.
Vice Commodore Brad continued the meeting with the request to comment on the E-vite schedule. He is sending all the evites at the beginning of each month, and by show of hands the majority prefer that schedule.
Brad reminded the group to be sure to reply to Evites and briefly discussed events coming up. He also reminded us of the date for the commodore ball which will be November 12th and we need at last 35 to participate. The Labor Day Picnic will be at Harbor Towns Picnic area. Also Mentioned was the date for the Fall Cruise November 4-6.
Mention was made of the Newsletter that Kim is producing quarterly. Members should e-mail he input for the newsletter, and if there are items for sale, it would be a good place to list those.
The meeting continued with a Sea Scout update before adjourning.