All Meeting Minutes

2008.04.27 - Excom

Sunday April 27, 2008

Excomm Members Present:


  • Allan Champion, Commodore
  • Heidi Kearsley, Co-Vice Commodore
  • Carl Caven, co-First Vice Commodore
  • Auric Horneman, co-First Vice Commodore
  • Rob Miller, Second Vice Commodore
  • Brian Buchanan, co-Third Vice Commodore
  • Michael Scalet, Port Captain
  • Jennifer Kroon, Secretary
  • Peter Kuhn, Treasurer

Office Reports


I sailed the Bahia, it sails very well.

Co-First Vice Commodore

Carl: The Bahia is very good for newbies and the skipper.

Second Vice Commodore

We just got a new board, 2 more boards are on their way. This is the last of the new equipment for the season.

Port Captain

Running low on dayleaders- if you know a Berkeley student, refer them for workstudy.


We have $43,178 in the main accounts, up $8,490 from April 13th when we had $34,688.

Our income in the last four weeks:
Regular memberships $6,007.00
Windsurf Locker memberships $5,040.00
Oil spill insurance claim settlement for loss of profits, damage to boats $2,924.00
UC workstudy reimbursement $273.00
Booklets, donation $ 2.00
Total $14,246.00
And we have spent:
Windsurf--(5) boards--Fanatic Eagle 113 l, JP Xcite Ride 100, (3) JP Xcite Ride 145 l, nose protectors, Chinook mast plates and mast shims $4,395.00
Clubhouse- porta pottie delivery and service, DSL service, webcam and card $623.00
Teaching & Workparty- Sat am lesson snax, keelboat man overboard parts, 4/12 work party snax $217.00
Member goods- jacket, wetsuit, boots $212.00
Dinghies- Laser parts, bolts $156.00
Activities and Events--4/5 Angel I cruise snax, JY racing start party $120.00
Skiff and engines- seal, tow line carabiner $17.00
Tools- solder iron, drill bits $13.00
Keelboats-fasteners $ 4.00
Total $5,757.00

In addition, we have $1289 in the CSC Xtras account. And we have yet to pay for the Bahia (about $10k).

Allan moved to accept the Treasurer's Report and approve all the expenditures it summarizes, Ptere seconded, passed unanimously.



  • Qualifying Cruise
  • National Safe Boating Week
  • Senior Projects
  • General Membership Meeting

Qualifying Cruise

Motion: Allow Mark Castle to do a dinghy cruise as one of his qualifying cruises for his cruising rating. The cruise will go to Clipper Cove and then on to Richmond. The cruise will be limited to Seniors, Advance Dinghy and Senior Candidates approved by the qualifying cruising skipper. Jennifer moved, Brian seconded, passed unanimously.

National Safe Boating Week

Motion: Approve expenditures of up to $1800 for National Safe Boating Week (NSBW) to be reimbursed through a grant from the CA Department of Boating and Waterways. Money will be spent on lifejacket giveaway, flare demonstration, membership raffle and other things needed for the weekend. Jennifer moved, Pamela seconded.

Senior Projects

Motion: Approve National Safe Boating Week as Sam Hussein's senior project. Sam will work with Jennifer on coordinating the weekend, including advertising and press releases, coordination of volunteers and of the weekend. Jennifer moved, Brian seconded, passed unanimously.

General Membership Meeting

Motion: Approve the following agenda (starts at 7pm) for the General Membership Meeting:

  • Speeches (Haikus) by Officers
  • Dinner (big thanks to Jennifer Kirland, Dining Chair extraordinaire, Jerry Huff, Baking Chair extra-super, and the kitchen crew!)
  • Voting on Item requested by Ed Shirk
  • Officer Elections
  • Dessert
  • Cleanup and leave!

Brian moved, Pamela seconded, passed unanimously


Carl moved that we adjourn, Michael seconded, passed unanimously