July 24, 2013 · 5:30 PM
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Wednesday night, we will race in the Oakland Yacht Club Sweet Sixteen Series race. This is a fun race in the Oakland Estuary - light wind, lots of tacking. I need a couple of intermediate to experienced hands.
After the race, there is a dinner in the club - cheap burgers and beers.
We will meet at the boat on Dock Five at 5:30 p.m. and leave the dock by 6:00 p.m. The start / finish line is right out in front of the club, so we don't have to spend a lot of time getting there and getting back.
Several of my regular crew will be on board, so we only have a couple of open spots. Sign up on the waiting list and I will inform you when you are selected.
Please bring a sweater and a jacket for when it cools off. Bring foul weather gear and a PFD if you have them (I have some extras), and wear non-marking soled shoes.
I have ginger ale and bottled water on board.
There is no "charge" for this event, but donations toward expenses are always appreciated (such as the $99.00 entrance fee) - There is a Greek fisherman's cap on the chart table for this purpose.
OK, let's go sailing and have some fun.