Committee Volunteer Needs Committee Chairs
Kevin Cassidy, Regina Shakin, Co-Chair
RACE PATROL (seasonal)
Regina Shakin, Chair
23RD ANNUAL OPTI REGATTA (single event)
David Leary & Regina Shakin
GILL REGATTA (single event)
David Leary & Regina Shakin
BOAT MAINTENANCE seasonal)
Matt Evans, Tom King & Drew Carlson, Co-Chairs
SAIL REPAIR (seasonal)
Sailing School Staff
BUILDINGS & GROUNDS (ongoing)
Doug Whitla, Tom King & Drew Carlson
SUNDAY TEA (seasonal)
& Christine Harvey
PAST COMMODORE'S TEA (single event)
Matt Evans, Chair
SENIOR LUNCHEON (single event)
Ella Georgiades & Inga Walker
ALL-MEMBER COCKTAIL PARTY (single event)
Laurel Driscoll & Pam Cummings
COMMODORE'S BALL (single event)
Matt and Debbie Evans
LUAU (single event)
John Forger & Dan Taylor
4TH OF JULY PARADE FLOAT (single event)
SHSS Families and Staff
STAY-THE-DAY LUNCH BUNCH (seasonal)
Sonja Bartlett firstname.lastname@example.org
Denise Ritchie, Jeanne Krauss, Victoria Chane
TECHNOLOGY (ongoing & seasonal)
Sara Wilson email@example.com
2017 AUCTION (single event)
Audrey Fenton & Victoria Quake
FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS (2 events)
Cary Keller & Lisa Lucy, Co-Chairs
CLAMBAKE (single event)
Jessica King & Susan Gotschewski, Co-Chairs
Co-Chairs: Pam Cummings & Laurel Driscoll
Our Annual All-Member Cocktail Party is one of the highlights of the summer at SHYC. Many volunteers are needed to help with various needs the day of the event. Please contact Pam Cummingsfirstname.lastname@example.org or Laurel Driscoll- email@example.com if you are interested in volunteering to help.
Co-Chairs: SHSS Staff & Families
CHATHAM FOURTH OF JULY PARADE 2017 –Chatham’s Independence Day Parade is one of the oldest in the United States. It attracts over 20,000 spectators and showcases the pride of the community, its visitors and residents. We welcome parents and children to help plan and organize the SHYC float, and then help with decorating the float. The float decoration party will be held at the Club on July 3. If you would like to help, please contact Chris Beard firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-Chairs-David Leary and Regina Skakin
Stage Harbor will be hosting its 23rd Annual Opti Regatta on July 6. We expect a maximum of 100 Opti sailors to participate in this year's event. We will need lots of help to make this year's regatta a successful one. Please considering volunteering for one or more of the opportunities listed below. The Opti regatta is always action packed, fun and full of memorable moments.
Co-Chairs: John Forger & Dan Taylor
All ages are welcome to this fun day at the beach. We provide transportation from SHYC or you can meet us at the beach opposite Stage Harbor Light. Just bring a beach chair and a bite to eat and we’ll provide the grill, sodas, water, music and lots of fun and games! If you are interested in volunteering to help with various needs the day of the Luau, please contact John Forger- email@example.com or Dan Taylor- firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chair: Lynne Roe
Our Annual Senior Luncheon is a real treat for our Honorary, Senior Members, and Family or Adult members who are 65+. Guests are served delicious home-cooked food while catching up with friends and enjoying the scenic views of Stage Harbor from the deck of the clubhouse. If you are interested in volunteering to help with various needs the day of the Luncheon please contact Lynne Roeemail@example.com.
Co-Chairs: Matt and Debbie Evans
Our Annual Commodore's Ball is a fun night of music and dancing for all ages. If you are interested in volunteering to help with various needs the day before and day of the event, including set-up, check-in, and/or clean up, please contact
Chair: Matt Evans
This is a very special tea for members who have served as Commodores of SHYC over the years. If you are interested in helping with set-up or with making/serving sandwiches and tea at the event, please contact Matt Evans
Chair: Sonja Bartlett
The Stay-The-Day Committee is in charge of organizing the program where your sailor can stay at SHYC the whole day and eat lunch with his or her friends and enjoy activities while supervised by SHYC staff. Community service projects will also be offered during lunch. Offered only to sailors who participate in sailing school the same day.
Chairs: Denise Ritchie & Jeanne Krauss
Want to get to meet even more members of SHYC? Consider volunteering for merchandise sales on any (or all) of the following dates: 6/25 - Opening Meeting
6/26 - Monday (1st day)
7/1 - Saturday (All Member Cocktail Party)
7/10 - Monday
7/24 - Monday (this happens to be Gill Regatta at SHYC! :) )
8/7 - Monday
8/20 - Sunday (Closing Meeting)
Volunteers make this all possible! Please reach out to either Denise Ritchie (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jeanne Krauss (email@example.com) to sign-up.
Co-Chairs: Lisa Edge and Christine Harvey
Help keep this long-time SHYC tradition alive and well by helping to make or serve sandwiches and tea after Sunday Races when there are such races. This committee also provides and serves the sheet cake for opening meeting and the clam chowder for the Annual Meeting. Please contact Lisa Edgefirstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
Chair: Drew Carlson
Volunteer as safety patrol during Sunday races or during the Opti Regatta. If you are interested in helping, please contact Drew Carlsonemail@example.com.
Co-Chairs: Matt Evans, Tom King, Drew Carlson
SHSS has a large fleet of boats, including six new 420s. We need volunteers to lend the Stewards and others a hand in planning for their maintenance during the season and off-season storage. If you interested in volunteering to help please contact Drew Carlson- firstname.lastname@example.org, Matt Evans-Matt.Evans@patagonia.com, or Tom King-TKing@MIB.com.
Co-Chairs: Tom King and Drew Carlson,
The Club property was purchased in 1938 and 2006, and we need volunteers to help us maintain it in top condition! Committee members work with the Stewards in helping keep our property ship shape during the season. If you are interested in helping out, please contact Tom King-TKing@MIB.com, or Drew Carlson- email@example.com.
Co-Chairs: Regina Shakin and Kevin Cassidy
Race Committee, appointed by the Commodore, oversees the Sunday races and helps set the race course, signals the start and finish of the races, mans the Committee Boat sets/removes racing buoys, and shadows the fleet to aid sailors as needed.
Sailing School Staff, with help from members
From time to time during our busy season, the fleets’ sails are in need of repair. This team helps coordinate bringing sails to and picking them up them from the local sail maker in Brewster.
Co-Chairs: Sara Wilson and Sara Frye
Helping work on the website and electronic communications is a great way to get to know all about the club and sailing program. In particular, we are looking for people to help put together the directory in the spring and to electronically collect and organize photos over the summer season to help keep our website up to date. Join this committee and help us maintain this key area of our operations.
Co-Chairs: Victoria Quake and Audrey Fenton
To donate an item, please fill out and submit the following form https://shyc.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mcform&view=ngforms&id=23521#/
Co-Chairs: Lisa Lucy & Cary Keller
Co-Chairs: Inga Walker & Ella Georgiades
Co-Chairs: Jessica King & Susan Gotschewski
Please let David Leary or Regina Shakin know if you are interested in volunteering. The Club will welcome sailors who need housing. Please let us know if you are willing to consider hosting visiting sailors.