Archive for February, 2017

Summer Sailing Lessons Registration Now Open!!

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Yes, it is only three months till Memorial Day! Get your calendars out and start planning for summer sailing lessons. All class information can be found at www.eyc.org/lessons. There you will find a link for class registration for both youth and adult lessons. Private lessons can be requested now, or at the club beginning in June. As always, please feel free to contact education@eyc.org with any questions about classes or the registration process.

Video from last summer’s lessons

And to get you all in the mood, check out this short video from last year’s season.  Thanks to Carrie Ritter for putting together this “One Second A Day!” EYC2016

The EYC Aaron R Moore Sailing Scholarship Fundraiser is only 2 weeks away!

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Don’t delay: Sign up now!
Join us on March 11th 6:30-10 pm at the Lake Forest Club for a fun evening of great foods, a wonderful silent auction, dancing and fabulous company, all in our combined interest to raise funds for the Ephraim Yacht Club’s Aaron R Moore Sailing Scholarship Fund. Click here to get all the info.

Tickets on sale now at the event home page!
Raise a pint for a an evening of Irish festivities to raise money for the EYC Aaron R Moore Sailing Scholarship Fund! We are excited to be joined for the evening by The Chicago Irish Band. Members of their group have recorded or toured with Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, & The Black Crowes, among many other recognizable artists. They also have Grammy award winning talent in their group! In the fall of 2012 the Ephraim Yacht Club and the Moore family established the EYC Aaron R. Moore Sailing Scholarship Fund. The mission of this fund is to promote and provide scholarships for sailing instruction and activities to the children of Door County. EYC believes that sailing is a lifelong sport that teaches many enduring principles. To date, the Scholarship Fund has granted 158 scholarships. We hope that you will support this cause by attending this fabulous fundraiser! If you cannot attend, please consider donating to the Scholarship Fund. We hope that we can count on your support to help put these kids on the water. ​​
All the details are available at the event home page:
https://eyc-arm-scholarship.networkforgood.com/events/1491-2017-eyc-aaron-r-moore-sailing-scholarship-fundraiser

Passing of Bill Claypool

Friday, February 10th, 2017

It is with sadness that we share the passing of longtime EYC member Bill Claypool on February 8, 2017. Bill is survived by Jamie, his wife of 28 years, his daughter, Lianna (age 17), his son, James (age 12), as well as his mother, Virginia Claypool, and sisters, Nancy, Sandra, and Carol Claypool. The obituary can be found here.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 13, 2017 at noon (with visitation from 10:00 a.m. to noon) at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 26401 West Ann Arbor Road, Plymouth, MI 48170, telephone (734) 459-2250.

The EYC extends its sympathy to the entire Claypool family.

Join us March 11th for EYC’s Aaron R. Moore Auction Fundraiser

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

EYC’s Spring Fundraiser in Lake Forest is March 11th! Sign up now!

Join us on March 11th 6:30-10 pm at the Lake Forest Club for a fun evening of great foods, a wonderful silent auction, dancing and fabulous company, all in our combined interest to raise funds for the Ephraim Yacht Club’s Aaron R Moore Sailing Scholarship Fund. Click here to get all the info.

Tickets on sale now at the event home page!

Raise a pint for a an evening of Irish festivities to raise money for the EYC Aaron R Moore Sailing Scholarship Fund! We are excited to be joined for the evening by The Chicago Irish Band. Members of their group have recorded or toured with Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, & The Black Crowes, among many other recognizable artists. They also have Grammy award winning talent in their group! In the fall of 2012 the Ephraim Yacht Club and the Moore family established the EYC Aaron R. Moore Sailing Scholarship Fund. The mission of this fund is to promote and provide scholarships for sailing instruction and activities to the children of Door County. EYC believes that sailing is a lifelong sport that teaches many enduring principles. To date, the Scholarship Fund has granted 158 scholarships. We hope that you will support this cause by attending this fabulous fundraiser! If you cannot attend, please consider donating to the Scholarship Fund. We hope that we can count on your support to help put these kids on the water. ​​

All the details are available at the event home page:

https://eyc-arm-scholarship.networkforgood.com/events/1491-2017-eyc-aaron-r-moore-sailing-scholarship-fundraiser

The Ephraim Yacht Club is a family oriented non-profit organization focused on forwarding sailing education and racing to students of all ages located in the town of Ephraim, in Door County, Wisconsin on beautiful Eagle Harbor.