THE MAIN SHEET
CORINTHIAN SAILING CLUB
MARCH 2005 ~ WHITE ROCK LAKE ~ DALLAS,
LEUKEMIA CUP INFORMATION
The Corinthian Sailing Club is hosting its 2nd Annual
Leukemia Cup Regatta on White Rock Lake in Dallas on April 22-24. Participating
fleets last year included Flying Scot, 420, Laser, Butterfly, Sunfish,
Optimist Pram, and Portsmouth Handicap. The Notice of Race and Online
Registration are available online. Participants
can save on the registration fee if they register by April 5th. Please
pass the word to the Corinthian Fleet. Please let me know if you think
the fleet may be participating this year. This will help with our preparation
for the regatta.
MESSAGE FROM MEMBERSHIP
Dudley says to get your dues paid now or you will not
get into the club.
PIER PLANNING COMMITTEE
A pier planning committee has been established and has
been meeting regularly to overview required repairs and maintenance
of club facilities. They are attempting to create a long-range plan
for upkeep and repairs etc. The committee reports to the Board with
their suggestions. The committee is made up of multiple past commodores
and various fleet representatives. ( Richard Wade PC, Bob Harrington
PC, Frank Richards PC, Max Hibbs PC, Tom Miler C, Glen Shipman, Amanda
B. Bob Van Buren, Ken Brown, Greta Mittman, and there may be others.
Please contact any of these individuals for info or recommendations.
MEMBER SERVICE REQUIREMENT REMINDER
At the CSC Annual Business Meeting held on January 15th,
2004 at Royal Oaks Country Club, a By-Laws addition was approved that
encourages involvement by all club members in club activities. As an
all volunteer organization, without any paid staff, we depend entirely
on our membership to keep the club afloat and functioning. The By-Laws
change defines a minimum service requirement that has been set at 8
hours for 2004 and applies to each regular and associate membership.
This requirement may be fulfilled by the member, or the member's spouse
To assist the membership in fulfilling this requirement,
projects, such as helping with Spruce-Up Day, special club regattas
or social events, cleanup or special construction tasks, will be identified
in our club newsletter, The Mainsheet. In addition, a new Help Wanted
forum will be added to our website where requests for assistance may
FOR THE LOVE OF THE LAKE
The White Rock Lake Museums grand opening was Saturday,
September 18, 2004. The museum is located inside the Bath House Cultural
Center. Visitors can tour the museum, learn about the human and natural
history of the lake and park, and view the documentary-style video and
artwork by White Rock Lake area artists. For The Love Of The Lake is
the underwriter for the White Rock Lake Museum.
The Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce-up is on going! Thousands
of volunteers have been helping to keep White Rock Lakes shoreline,
park, and lake clean for more than100 consecutive months. The Corinthian
Sailing Club is one of 44 groups who have adopted a portion of the shoreline
and park to reduce the litter and make White Rock Lake safe and enjoyable
Calling all Captians!!!
Reports from fleets are requested to broadcast news of
events and ongoing status or activities.
THE 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
Secretary@CSCSailing.org. Any suggestions concerning improvements to
the newsletter are welcome. If you have experienced formatting problems
with the newsletter, please contact me at the email address above.
CORINTHIAN 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 White Rock Lake. Phone 214-320-0841. Email address
is email@example.com. Mailing address is Corinthian Sailing Club,
PO Box 180087, Dallas, TX 75218.