Corinthian Sailing Club White Rock
2002Corinthian Sailing ClubWhiteRockLakeDallas, TX
the Commodore Fellow Corinthian Sailors -
my term of service as Commodore has come to an end and it was a great year.Looking back over the year brings some highlights to mind:First, it was a real pleasure working with the 2001 CSC board who are a
fine group of people, dedicated to their posts and to the betterment of the
club.I feel like we accomplished
some very good things.I enjoyed
seeing all the individual club members working behind the scenes to make the
club successful, safe and a pleasant place to be.I am proud of our sailors who have represented us so well at regional and
national events.The success of our
sail training programs both for adults and juniors has been great to see.The high level of participation in the race programs and the number of
day sailors on the lake is especially satisfying.
year I also had the opportunity to work with leadership from other clubs and at
off-lake events, which has given me perspective on how special our club really
is.While other clubs are really
struggling to stay afloat, our program is thriving and no one equals the quality
of race management we enjoy weekly.My
completely unbiased opinion is that the CSC is one of the best sailing clubs in
now Teresa & I are really looking forward to concentrating on our sailing
and trying to keep up with you guys on the race course.Thanks for the opportunity to serve and thanks to all the individuals who
helped me so much this year.
See you on the docks - Phil
Annual Business Meeting The club's annual meeting is scheduled for January 19th
at the Royal Oaks County Club at 7915
, just north of Meadow. Hor
d'oeuvres and cocktails will be served at
followed by the business meeting at
.The meeting agenda will include
year end reports from the current board, election of a new board, presentation
of the Norm Watkins award and setting the 2002 dues.
Commodores form a nominating committee's each year to propose a slate of
officers for the next year.The
2002 board will be voted on at the annual meeting and proposed slate is as
- Bob Gough
Vice Commodore, Race - Chris Dukeminier Rear
Commodore, Membership - Frank Richards
Rear Commodore, Pier - MO Berry Rear
Commodore, Equipment - Bob Harrington
Rear Commodore, Sailing Education - Sandy Dennison
Rear Commodore, Social - Prater and Nancy Monning
Davit - Clancy McKenna Treasurer
- Jeff Harrold
Secretary - Dudley Bayne
appointed positions for 2002 are City Liaison - Max Hibbs, TSA Representative -
Bob Gough and Past Commodore - Phil Morris.
- Four Davits to be Auctioned A
davit auction will be held to sell unsold davits of ex-members.The auction will be held by sealed bid and the proceeds will go to the
current owner.The bids will be
opened at on Saturday, March 2, 2002 in the CSC clubhouse.Bids may be presented in person at the auction or mailed to the Davit
Registrar.Send mail-in bids to
Clancy McKenna, Corinthian Sailing
Club, PO Box 180087, Dallas, TX75218.Mail-in bids must be received
by Friday, March 1, 2002.Available davits are 61, 107, 187 and 196.Davits will be withdrawn from the auction, if sold by the present owner
prior to opening the bids.Be
sure to include your name, the davit number, and amount in your bid.A map of the davits
is available in the CSC clubhouse and on the CSC website.
Use One of the biggest issues facing the club
is the availability of davits.We
have members, who are sailing regularly, that cannot find a davit, as well as,
potential new members who are reluctant to join the club without a place to keep
their boat.At the same time, we
have davits owned by inactive members.The
CSC Board of Directors, as well as the membership, has been concerned about the
number of davits and boats that are in disrepair.There are also davits that remain empty or contain boats that have not
been used in a long time.
The CSC By-Laws provide that
the boat and davit must be maintained in a safe and usable condition.The By-Laws further prohibit a davit remaining empty or being used solely
to store a boat that is not sailed.Although
often an unpleasant task, the board has a duty to the club to exercise proper
stewardship of our facilities and will be contacting members owning boats or
davits that are not compliant with the bylaws.The board intends to enforce the By-Laws for the overall good of the club
If you are contacted, please
understand that this is not personal, but necessary for the safety and
betterment of the club.Our first
desire is for all members to make use of the club.If you own a boat or a davit that you are not planning, nor plan, to use
in the near future, please consider leasing or selling it so that others may
enjoy the club.If you feel that
you have extenuating circumstances that the board should be aware of please
contact the Davit Registrar.
- Butterfliers had their annual meeting and Christmas party in December.
New Fleet officers were elected. Bruce Faust was named Fleet Captain, Bob
Biegler Secretary-Treasurer, Sandy Dennison Race Chairman and Tom Charland
Liaison Officer. Lisle Eddy was named Butterfly'er of the Year for having
the best overall record in the four quarterly race series.
Scoring was close as were many of the hotly contested races, but Lisle prevailed
once again. We also happily recognized again that Scot Mauney was
the winner of the National Single-handed Butterfly Regatta earlier this year.
Congratulations to both!
plan to continue our Saturday racing program as in the past with starting time
for the months of January and February. After that we will return to our
start. We have 3 races each Saturday. Some loaner boats are
available and guests are invited. Come give it a try!
the Love of the Lake
"For the Love of the
" (FTLOTL) is an organization which helps maintain the park around the lake
so all may enjoy it. On the second Saturday of each month, they sponsor a
trash pick up. Volunteers meet in office between 8 &
, sign in, pick up gloves and trash bags, and set out to their assigned area of
the Love of the Lake offices are located in CasaLindaPlaza, at the intersection of Garland Road and Buckner Boulevard. We
are located directly under the Eckerd's, facing Buckner Boulevard and Doctor's Hospital.
As an organization, CSC has
adopted the area in front of the club, including parking lots.
Participation of members of the CSC has been low and we would like to see more
people help keep our area of the lake shore clean. It only takes a couple
of hours once a month.
The Adopt a Shore Line program
was created by the
and Recreation Department in 1990. Originally, they had 9 groups, each
adopting one mile of shoreline and picked up trash twice a year. In 1996,
a newly formed volunteer group, For the Love of the
, approached the Park department about increasing participation and frequency of
volunteer trash pick. Now there are 39 groups adopting 1/3 mile sections
of the shoreline with monthly clean up days. The section that CSC has adopted is
directly in front of the club. Last April, The Corinthian Sailing Club was
presented a Certificate of Congressional Recognition by Congressman Pete
Sessions for its' work in helping keep the lake shore clean. Every summer,
CSC recognizes the good work done by FTLOTL by sponsoring a party in the club
house with food and sailing.
For the Love of the
also raises money to purchase:
-freeze proof handicap accessible water fountains
-benches, bike racks, tables & chairs
a New Years resolution to come and join us at our January volunteer meeting on
Monday, January 21.A presentation
titled "A Panorama of the Dallas Arboretum" will be presented by a
member of the Arboretum Speakers Bureau. Please
come and join us for an informative program and an excellent, no pressure
opportunity to meet others who love our lake as well as to explore possible
areas of personal volunteer interest. The meeting is open to anyone and will
take place at the offices in Casa Linda.A
social time will begin at
and the meeting will begin promptly at
One can find the
FTLOTL's website link on CSC website under Resources.
New on the CSC Website A map of the club with davit locations has
been added to the Club - General Information page.Davit construction details will be added in the near future.CSC's website is reaching maturity.New material will continue to be added, but we will be more in a
maintenance mode in the future.Examples
of revised postings include an updated the membership roster, details on the CSC
annual business meeting, new photo's to the photo album, updated contacts list
and keeping the newsletter file up to date.
Forums provide a vehicle for
members to communicate with one another and are now receiving weekly posting.The Wanted / For Sale Forum is getting heavy use, as people try to buy
and sell boats, davits and equipment.There
are several davits posted for sale.There
are a number of experienced crew looking for jobs.
Members Please welcome the following new members to the club.
Scott and Tacey Douglass
Graham and Kathryn Greene
New Years Good Luck
Main Sheet - Your Newsletter The Main Sheet
belongs to each member of the club.This
is an invitation to all members to submit articles about the club, regattas,
meetings, fleets, awards, members, family and community.The deadline for information is the 20th of the month.Please submit articles to Frank Richards at 7274 Williamson Cir., Dallas, TX75214, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.I am also interested in any suggestions on how to improve the newsletter.
Sailing Club Membership in the
Corinthian Sailing Club is open to anyone with an interest in sailing.Club facilities are located at 441 E. Lawther Drive on beautiful WhiteRockLake.Phone
214-320-0841.Email address is email@example.com.Mailing address is Corinthian Sailing Club, PO Box 180087, Dallas, TX75218.Website
is http://www.cscsailing.org.Both regular and associate memberships are available.Contact the Membership Rear Commodore, Ralph Capen, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 972-669-0010 for details.