Committee                                 Volunteer Needs                 Committee Chairs

RACE (seasonal)

  •  

 Kevin Cassidy, Regina Shakin, Co-Chair

RACE PATROL (seasonal)

  •  

 Regina Shakin, Chair

23RD ANNUAL OPTI REGATTA (single event)

  • Breakfast
  • Snack (buying and helping hand out)
  • Cook Out (After Racing)
  • Parking/Registration
  • Race Patrol

 David Leary & Regina Shakin

GILL REGATTA (single event)

  • Breakfast (3 days)
  • Snacks & Off the Water Food
  • Parking/Registration
  • Housing (those willing to host)
  • Race Patrol
  • Others tbd

 David Leary & Regina Shakin

BOAT MAINTENANCE seasonal)

  •  

 Matt Evans, Tom King & Drew Carlson, Co-Chairs

SAIL REPAIR (seasonal)

  •  People to pick up/drop off sails at repair shop

 Sailing School Staff

BUILDINGS & GROUNDS (ongoing)

  • No volunteers needed at this time

Doug Whitla, Tom King & Drew Carlson

SUNDAY TEA (seasonal)

  • 2 committee members to help with making/serving sandwiches; set up and clean up

Lisa Edge

etedge@aol.com

& Christine Harvey

PAST COMMODORE'S TEA (single event)

  •  Set up
  • Sandwich making
  • serving

 Matt Evans, Chair

SENIOR LUNCHEON (single event)

  •  Assistant chair
  • 2 committee members
  • bakers

 Lynne Roe

roefamily123@gmail.com

Kathy Lewis

SPEAKER SERIES

  •  

 Ella Georgiades & Inga Walker

ALL-MEMBER COCKTAIL PARTY (single event)

  •  

 Laurel Driscoll & Pam Cummings

COMMODORE'S BALL  (single event)

  •  Set up
  • Check in
  • Clean up

 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)

  • Help out with one or two arts and crafts days
  • Help out with one or two beach picnics
  • Help out with some shellfish outings
  • Help out with Sundae Bar

 Sonja Bartlett sonjabartlett@icloud.com

MERCHANDISE (ongoing)

  •  Volunteers for days of sales to help organize merchandise and assist members with purchases

 Denise Ritchie, Jeanne Krauss, Victoria Chane

TECHNOLOGY (ongoing & seasonal)

  • Database and print directory help (2nd half of March to early April)
  • Photo management (June, July, August)

Sara Wilson sara@moonpenny.com

Sara Frye

sara.d.frye@gmail.com

 2017 AUCTION (single event)

  • 2 instructors to help track bids, collect sheets at “close,” pass out won items, etc (last 1hour?)

 Audrey Fenton & Victoria Quake

FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS (2 events)

Cary Keller & Lisa Lucy, Co-Chairs

CLAMBAKE (single event)

Jessica King & Susan Gotschewski, Co-Chairs

 

ALL MEMBER COCKTAIL PARTY COMMITTEE - Saturday, July 1

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 Cummings-pamelacummings4@yahoo.com or Laurel Driscoll- laurel329@verizon.net if you are interested in volunteering to help.

4TH OF JULY FLOAT COMMITTEE - Monday July 3 and Tuesday July 4

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 programdirector@shyc.com.

 

THE 23rd  ANNUAL SHYC OPTIMIST REGATTA – Thursday, July 6

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.  

 

54th  ANNUAL LUAU COMMITTEE - Saturday July 22d  1100-1600

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- john@oldeforgerealty.com or Dan Taylor- dan2taylor@gmail.com.

 

SENIOR LUNCHEON – Date:  

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 Roe-roefamily123@gmail.com.

 

 

COMMODORE'S BALL COMMITTEE - Saturday August 12

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

 

PAST COMMODORES' TEA COMMITTEE - Sunday August 13

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

 

STAY-THE-DAY

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.

 

MERCHANDISE COMMITTEE

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 (denise.ritchie@yahoo.com) or Jeanne Krauss (jeanne.krauss@verizon.net) to sign-up.

 

SUNDAY TEA COMMITTEE

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 Edge-etedge@aol.com to volunteer.

 

RACE PATROL COMMITTEE

Chair: Drew Carlson

Volunteer as safety patrol during Sunday races or during the Opti Regatta.   If you are interested in helping, please contact Drew Carlson-andrewedwardcarlson@gmail.com.

 

BOAT MAINTENANCE COMMITTEE

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- andrewedwardcarlson@gmail.com, Matt Evans-Matt.Evans@patagonia.com, or Tom King-TKing@MIB.com.

 

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS COMMITTEE

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- andrewedwardcarlson@gmail.com.

 

RACE  COMMITTEE                                                                      

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.  

SAIL REPAIR COMMITTEE

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.  

 

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

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.  

2017 AUCTION

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#/

FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS

Co-Chairs: Lisa Lucy & Cary Keller

SPEAKER SERIES

Co-Chairs: Inga Walker & Ella Georgiades

CLAMBAKE

Co-Chairs: Jessica King & Susan Gotschewski

GILL REGATTA

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.