All Meeting Minutes

2003.04.20 - Excom

Sunday April 20, 2003
Disciplinary Action Closed to Web
Cal Sailing Club,

Present: Saul Schumsky, (Commodore); Ben Pink, (Vice Commodore); Jim Pottinger, (1st Vice Commodore); Barbara Knox, (2nd Vice Commodore); Don McPherson, (3rd Vice Commodore); Tom Wu, (Port Captain); Peter Kuhn (Treasurer); Lori Taguma, (Secretary).

Saul called the meeting to order.

Ex-Committee Reports

Saul (Commodore): Thanks to Jane and Ben for spending so much time working on the Boat Show for CSC.

Ben (Vice Commodore): The Berkeley Bay Festival is April 26th, which we will participate in. We are preparing our yearly mailing of "The Floating Bottle", which will be mailed with the club’s financial statement. Sherry Daniels did a fabulous job editing this month's edition, and thanks to Stephanie Lucas for the great job on the newsletter layout.

Jim (1st Vice Commodore): The cruise to Richmond went quite well.

Barbara (2nd Vice Commodore): Henry will be videotaping Bill Prinzmetal’s clinic on May 17th, at 9:00am.

Don (3rd Vice Commodore): This year’s edition of "The Floating Bottle" is the best I’ve seen. On Saturday, we took 150 kids on a three hour America’s True sail, from Jack London Square. The kids absolutely enjoyed their amazing new sailing experience.

Tom (Port Captain): We’re having several problems with the skiff, but the transmission needs immediate repair.

Peter (Treasurer): No report.

Lori (Secretary): If anyone is not getting the minutes by email, please let me know.


New Agenda Items:
    1) Don made a motion to accept Ken Osborne’s Senior Sailing Project Proposal, which is to finish the deck on the “new” ensign Nenya. Motion passed with unanimous approval. Don presented the “Senior Spiel”, outlining the leadership responsibilities and skill level expectations required of a CSC senior skipper.

    2) Don motioned to accept Will Lowe’s Senior Project Proposal, which will include organizing and coordinating the re-rigging of Nenya. Motioned passed with unanimous approval.

    3) Seth presented a proposal: to designate keelboat racing as a club activity. Saul made the motion to table the proposal until next meeting. Motion passed.

    4) Don made a motion to table the cruising skipper discussion until next meeting. Vote passed, with one abstention.

    5) Saul made a motion to allow Bill Prinzmetal to give Senior Windsurfing Tests. Motion passed, unanimous approval.

    6) Saul made a motion to give sailboat rides from 1- 4 pm, on July 4th. Motion passed, with unanimous approval.

    7) Saul made a motion to make a commitment to give rides for the Berkeley Youth Alternative, on the following days: July 8, 15, 22, 29, and Aug 5th. Motion passed unanimously.

    8) Peter made a motion to accept t-shirt sale prices. Motion passed unanimously.

    9) Peter made a motion to get rid of the Snipe. Motion passed, unanimous approval.

    10) O’Neil has allowed CSC to become a wetsuit distributor. We will be taking orders on June 8th.

    11) Motion to table discussion about changing online operating rules to reflect what is written in the club handbook. Motion passed.

Ben made the motion to adjourn. Motion passed with unanimous approval.