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July 2016 NautiNews

July CYC NautiNews Article


It’s July, finally summer 2016!!  July and August at the lake are the lazy, hazy days of summer. Cook outs; cooling off and soaking up the sun in one of Green Turtle Bays 2 outdoor pools; anchoring out in one of many beautiful coves on Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lakes or evenings just relaxing at the Commonwealth Yacht Club enjoying a delicious meal and visiting with…


Added by Chris Riley on July 18, 2016 at 12:05pm — No Comments

June 2016 NautiNews

CYC June NautiNews


What time is it?  It’s Boat O’clock time.  Yay, summer has arrived, sunshine warming our water and hearts.


The Commonwealth Yacht Club board and Green Turtle Bay marina have scheduled numerous fun events for everyone this summer.

Let’s review June events, starting with the CYC Board meeting at 8:30am. at…


Added by Chris Riley on June 2, 2016 at 4:42pm — No Comments

NautiNews May 2016

Hello to May.  April showers bring May flowers and the beginning of boating season.   In the month of May, we have the Commonwealth Yacht Club Derby Party; CYC Board meeting, CYC sponsored First Line Fire Extinguisher’s visit to Green Turtle Bay, CYC’s Mother’s Day Brunch, CYC’s Flag Retirement Ceremony, May Sailing Series and last but not least CYC’s Memorial Day Party.

May 7th is a busy day at Green Turtle Bay and the…


Added by Chris Riley on May 11, 2016 at 11:07am — No Comments

2016 Blessing of the Fleet


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Added by Chris Riley on April 25, 2016 at 9:27pm — No Comments

Nauti News - April 2016

To make it easier for everyone to see the great things that are going on with the Commonwealth Yacht Club and Green Turtle Bay we are now going to start bringing the CYC Nauti News write-ups to the CYC website as well as the traditional printed monthly newsletter.




Added by Chris Riley on April 25, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Pirates Market 2016

Sorry for the delay folks.  It has been a busy week post-boat show so I have just now had a chance to sit down in front of the computer and get these posted for Suzy Pence.  Thanks to her for getting these to me so I can post them.


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Added by Chris Riley on April 17, 2016 at 10:19am — No Comments

CYC Distance Race to KenLake - June 6th and 7th

Our Kenlake race/cruise is this weekend. Saturday at 10:00. Check in on the water. Start line will be our normal start line. Finish line will be your mast under the Egner's Ferry Bridge. After the race we will raft up in the bay outside of the marina. Bring things to grill...kayaks or dinghys to play in, whatever suits you. Sunday everyone is on their own to cruise back as they see fit, or there can be an impromptu grudge match race back if two or more racers are interested. I will…


Added by Chris Riley on June 4, 2015 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Flag Retirement Ceremony - 2015

Thank You to All you participated at Our Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony.  Immediate Past Commodore Ann Donnelly;  Commodore Terry West;  Past Commodore Emory Pence; Secretary Suzy Pence; Captain Tom Howard & Marti May-Vocalist.  

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Following was one of two poems Captain Tom Howard read during the ceremony.…


Added by Chris Riley on May 27, 2015 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Take The Lake on Kentucky Lake, Saturday May 23rd

Added by Chris Riley on May 19, 2015 at 10:37am — No Comments

CYC Sailing Series Dates

New for this year... Distance Races!!!

For more information join the CYC Sailing Series group or 

Send a message to Racing Coordinator Sharla Graham…


Added by Chris Riley on March 14, 2015 at 10:37am — No Comments

Lifting Anchors to a great season ahead

Come join us for Valentines night!  Heart and Soul will be playing and we have new tasty items for everyone to try for the 2015 season.  We will also be featuring duck breast as a specialty item for the evening.  It was my pleasure meeting the members who joined us for The Winter Blues Party.  A great big thanks to Suzy and John & Jerry for making it an extra special evening.  Hope to meet the rest of you very soon.

Added by Amber Bebout on February 12, 2015 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Winter Blues Party - Feb 7th, 2015

Hope you all are able to join the gang this weekend for a fun, casual party featuring John Pinney and Jerry Koerner on stage!

Reminder - reservations are needed by 5pm on the 5th to assure enough eats for all. Please call the club at 270-362-4444 or 800-498-44444 or email Amber Bebout at

Added by Vida Gary on February 2, 2015 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Dinghy Poker Run?

Any plans on doing another dinghy poker run? If so, what date. I know it's still winter but I'm ready!

Added by Hunter Winfrey on December 30, 2014 at 9:11pm — 1 Comment

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