Monthly Archives: May 2013

Safe Boating Tip # 11 – Float Plan

Preparation For Getting Underway with a Float PLan

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What is the meaning of the following verse?

Q – What is the meaning of the following verse? There’s a delightful little verse to help you remember the proportions of different ingredients in rum punch: One of sour, two of sweet, three of strong and four of weak. Rum punch is a favorite among sailors when the sun is over the yardarm. Name […]

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Opening Day

Support our Clubs heritage on Sunday, May 19th, for the 77th annual LYC Opening Day ceremonies. Opening Day marks the beginning of the boating season. It is a traditional ceremony when all LYC Officers & Past Commodore’s, in summer uniform, raise the flags on the Yardarm & offer a wreath to the mighty Niagara in […]

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Safe Boating Tip # 10 – Fueling and Ventilation

Safe Fueling Procedures

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What is the history of the LYC flagpole?

Q – What is the history of the LYC flagpole? (Picture of flag pole) Gaff-Rigged Flag Poles – as observed from the LYC parking lot Speaking of traditions, have you ever noticed that LaSalle Yacht Club has a unique Flag Pole (this question is more for members who have recently joined)? Our flag pole stands […]

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Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

The LaSalle Yacht Club Presents “Mother’s Day” Brunch Buffet Sunday, May 12th, 2013 11am-2pm Featuring: Carved Strip Loin, Casino Haddock Chicken Florentine, French Toast Casserole Scrambled Eggs, O’Brien Potatoes Fresh Seasonal Vegetable, Crisp Bacon, Sausage Pasta Station Strawberry/Pecan Salad, Caesar Salad Soup Station, Fresh Fruit Muffins & Danishes, Dessert Table $18.95 Adults $8.95 Children 12 […]

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Safe Boating Tip # 09 – Safe Boating, PFD

Boatong Saftey Equipment

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Boom Days at LaSalle Yacht Club

Boom Days at LaSalle Yacht Club – May 4, 2013 Hello Dancers & Party Lovers:   This is your invitation to Niagara Falls, BOOMDAYS at LaSalle Yacht Club Sat., May 4, 6:00 – 10:00 PM   Free admission, however a $5 donation to LaSalle Pride will be accepted   Please RSVP in the Chart Room […]

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Safe Boating Tip # 08 – Safe Loading

Safe Loading and Powering

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Few people with ancraophobia become sailors.

Q – Few people with ancraophobia become sailors.  Why?  What are they afraid of? Ancraophobia is fear of the wind.

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