Balboa Island Yacht Club: A lifetime of memories

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But some of the Club’s most popular sailing programs and events are centered on its children.   Families can be found on the sands mingling, playing, picnicking together or just showing their support for each other and fellow teammates.

Kristina A. of Costa Mesa gave the Balboa Yacht Club 4 stars on yelp and wrote: I have grown up at the Balboa Yacht Club. Through my many years at the club, I have seen it grow as well. From the exquisite dining views to the beautiful facilities, the Balboa Yacht Club cannot be beat. Some other yacht clubs offer fancier decor or more massive yachts, but BYC makes everyone feel comfortable no matter what their price range. The staff really gets to know the members and customers. It’s such a nice touch to be greeted by name every time I visit. I love taking my friends to BYC and showing it off. The regulars are predictable and new faces are always more than welcome. BYC caters to every age group from a fine dining room and classy bar to the kid’s junior room. Kids will have fun running around the boat racks and playing downstairs as I did as a kid. The dining room and bar both have bay views where you can watch the sunset without any obstruction. BYC is classy, laid back, and one of my favorite places in Orange County.

The Balboa Yacht Club provides many opportunities for youth to become involved in sailing. They offer summer sailing programs open to both members and the public, a strong high school sailing program, a year round Naples Sabot racing program, and a CFJ and C420 racing circuit.

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For more information about the Balboa Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program or to register for Fall 2011 classes, contact Katie Tinder at 949-673-3515×131 or [email protected] .

They also offer a fantastic venue for high school sailing. Their High School Sailing program invites students of all ability levels (inexperienced to advanced) from eighth grade to twelfth grade to participate.

BYC hosts practices each week during the school year for Mater Dei High School and San Clemente High School. Teams travel to regattas up and down the West Coast throughout the year as members of the Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Association, the governing body of the West Coast and Hawaii for high school sailing.

For more information on how to start a sailing program or to speak to someone about joining one of Balboa Yacht Club’s existing teams, contact Balboa Yacht Club Junior Program Director and Mater Dei/San Clemente head coach Katie Tinder at 949-673-3515×131 or email at [email protected] .

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100 YEARS OF HISTORY

BIYC has a long and happy history. Generations of kids have enjoyed the program, learned and strengthened skills, formed lifelong friendships and returned – with joy – to watch their own children take part.

Each year, the Club is managed by the Commodore plus officers and staff. They run the meetings, paddleboarding, swimming, SUP and rowing races and are assisted by adults for sailing. An advisory board, headed by Seymour Beek, sets the standards and guidelines for Balboa Island Yacht Club. The activities and spirit of the Club have remained amazingly unchanged for a hundred years.

HISTORY & MEMORIES

“Mom loved BIYC and her memorial service was at the Pavilion so all could see Murphy dock, the first one east of Beek’s.”

- Jim Hawkins, 1933 Sec | Treas June Murphy’s son

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BEYOND BIYC — COLLEGE LIFE

BIYC LEADERSHIP & MEMBERS ARE A FORCE AT  PRESTIGIOUS UNIVERSITIES, BOTH AS SCHOLARS & ATHLETES

Please click on each photo to learn more

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ROBERT GRIFFIN

1922-1924 COMMODORE

FIRST BIYC COMMODORE

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PICTURED WITH 1982 VICE COMMODORE JEVON HADLEY AT THE 60 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OPENING DAY CEREMONIES HELD ON BEEK'S PIER ON BALBOA ISLAND

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1923 SEC | TREAS

FIRST BIYC SECRETARY | TREASURER

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Pictured with 1946 Commodore Seymour Beek and 1982 Commodore Chad Clark at the 60th Anniversary ceremony. 

More of the 60th Anniversary article pictured in 1982 memories.

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When Mrs Beek died in 1981, a steering committee was formed to provide guidance to the officers.  Gene Baum chaired the committee until he died in 1996.

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Presenting the Gene Baum Perpetual Trophy to Eddie De Witt at the 1989 banquet, pictured with Commodore Ross McIlwain

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MICHAEL BAUM

1955 COMMODORE

GENE'S SON

THE GENE BAUM PERPETUAL TROPHY

Awarded to the season’s most improved sailor over the course of the summer.

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MARIE MCSPADDEN

1923-1925 SEC | TREAS

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Glendale HS grad1929 or 30, graduated Scripps College 1934 and Stanford Masters in history around 1935, married John Sands 1938, lived in Glendale, AZ, teacher, 4 kids, she headed the Glendale Arts Commission and ASU cultural advisory committee

Pictured front child, far left, and in black? 

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JACK MAYNARD CROOK

1925 COMMODORE

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BILL MERRILL

1927 COMMODORE ​

THE MURPHY FAMILY

GERTRUDE • BILL • DAN • HELEN • JUNE • BARBARA

PARTY ON SEAHAWK 1968

MURPHY FAMILY ARTWORK 

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GERTRUDE MURPHY

1926 SEC | TREAS

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1928 COMMODORE

HELEN MURPHY

1927  SEC | TREAS

UCLA KKG & EQUESTRIAN LIKE HER SISTER GERTRUDE

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MARRIED DAN'S STANFORD TEAMMATE

EXCERPT FROM 1928 COMMODORE DAN MURPHY'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY​

Early in summer vacation, a newcomer to the island would be asked to have his youngsters (ages 6 to 16) join BIYC, the children’s yacht club in the area. It had recently been started by Mr. Beek, and when we got there, it was a going concern with a meeting place, activity schedule, young officers, and committee members. The purpose of the club was, of course, to promote healthful activities and give youngsters some responsibility with respect to the organization. These purposes were fulfilled admirably. Every weekday there was something doing: Monday model-boat racing, Tuesday swimming races, Wednesday sailing races, Thursday rowing contests. Each Friday was a wiener roast or barbecue in one of the vacant lots in the area. The early officers of the club were the older children. 

At the beginning, all boats were often converted rowboats with a mast or two and a centerboard or leeboard. Gradually, class boats came into being. First, there was the Marion class, a 15-foot gaff-rigged catboat, and the Sea Mew, the same length but considerably slower and wider. Soon after came the Snowbirds - a 12 footer with good sailing qualities. It took the bay by storm, and the annual “Flight of the Snowbirds” witnessed hundreds of the little boats, all sailed by youngsters competing for prizes. Later came the Star boats.

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BILLY MURPHY

1931 COMMODORE

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WILLIAM MURPHY

THE MURPHY'S FATHER

POSSIBLY THE FIRST STAFF COMMODORE

ADULT SUPERVISOR OF THE CLUB TREASURY

BIYC MEMORIES FROM 1933 SEC | TREAS JUNE MURPHY HAWKINS​

From 1924 on, we spent the summertime in Balboa first renting a house while ours was built. My father bought a lot at 546 S. Bay front on Balboa Island. We first rented a house at 133 Pearl for the first three summers. The pier was built in 1927 and we moved into the house in 1928. It had 6 bedrooms upstairs.  ​ We called that house the “Hurricane deck” because there was always something going on. We had our friends visit often. Our pier in front was the meeting place for all the sporting events for the BIYC: swimming, sailing, paddle boarding, rowing, diving, and canoeing. Mother ran the show most of the time. I had a regular group of girlfriends. They called us the “howling” mob. They came from several different cities in So. California. Their families had summer cottages on the island. Very few people lived there all year. I don’t think anyone had heat in their homes. We sailed a 12- foot wooden hulled cat boat called Snowbirds. Ours was number 10 and called Shenanigan. They were easy and safe to sail. We went all over the bay, often getting stuck on the sandbars and mud flats. At times we went to Harbor Island for picnics and a swim “a la nude.” There were no houses on that island then. Other times we sailed to the entrance of the bay and had a picnic at China Cove. It wasn’t named that then. The entrance to the harbor was crooked due to the many sand bars.  If we wanted to get out to the ocean, we had to watch the tides and never were allowed out without two or three boats together.     I was brother Bill’s crew for races most of the time. On weekends we sailed at the Southland Sailing Club now the Balboa Yacht Club and also the Newport Harbor Yacht Club. We would always do fairly well, but seldom first place.    My father always insisted that we were able to swim well. We had to swim across the bay from J.A. Beek’s pier to the pavilion, usually on Sundays when my father would be down for the weekend and the water was calm.    On special occasions we went to Emerald Bay for picnics. We went with neighborhood kids.  We would body surf in from our boats anchored out beyond the waves.  We explored the tide pools and used plow holds of kelp for our anchor.  Once we explored an old movie set of a Venice village built around 1924 for a movie. There were no houses, just a beautiful empty beach.  We either went by cars or boats.  Father bought a 41’ wooden hull sloop from his brother (Hayes Murphy) in Connecticut. He had it shipped on a freighter through the Panama Canal into LA harbor.   It was a slow, seaworthy boat.  On it we would anchor and swim to shore at various beaches along the So. California coast.     Our time with the Balboa Island Yacht Club was busy. Mr. Beek organized trips to Catalina Island. We went there on weekends.  There were usually three or four boats, and his favorite cove was 4th of July Harbor. We also went to San Clemente Island a couple of times.  It was a barren island with little round cacti that were hard to see, but easy to pick up thorns through our tennis shoes.  Ouch!  Santa Cruz Island was our favorite.  We hoped to get there once every summer and see the fresh waterfall and the painted caves.  I attended several regattas in Long Beach and Santa Barbara, but I was too young to do much else.  I crewed for my brother Bill on the Snowbird in both harbors seemed very large.

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BERNIE MCNALLY

1929 COMMODORE

THE COMMODORE BERNIE MCNALLY TROPHY

Awarded to the season’s champion sailors for Lasers and Sabots with the best race results for the entire summer. 

ROBERT ROLLINS

1930 COMMODORE

THE ROLLINS PERPETUAL TROPHY

The Round-The-Island Row race is held once a year, participants enter with a partner and row around the island. A trophy will be awarded for the 1st overall team. Medals will be given for the 1st place team in each age group (4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, and 14-16). An award will also be given to the youngest team to finish within the specified guidelines.

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BURL JOHNSON

1933 COMMODORE

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THE BURL JOHNSON MEMORIAL TROPHY

Awarded to the Commodore’s Cup Sabot winner

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WARWICK HAYES JR.

1936 COMMODORE

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THE PENBERTHY FAMILY

FIRST GENERATION COUSINS

PEARLITA • MARY • JOAN • ARTHUR (SIBLINGS)

and their cousins,

PAUL • FARRIER "FEY" (SIBLINGS)

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PAUL PENBERTHY

1935 COMMODORE

PEARLITA PENBERTHY

1932 & 1934 SEC | TREAS

FARRIER PENBERTHY

1937 COMMODORE

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Joan and Pearlita at the Beeks' pier

JOAN PENBERTHY

1939 SEC | TREAS

ARTHUR PENBERTHY

1942 COMMODORE

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Pearlita, Mary and Joan Penberthy

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ARCHIVES FROM JOAN'S SCRAPBOOK

Art  Penberthy and Ted

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VOLLEYBALL & BADMINTON ON VACANT LOTS

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100 BLOCK OF TURQUOISE 

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SECOND GENERATION

KAREN VORSTER (PEARLITA)

SUSIE • MICHAEL SMITH (MARY)

JOHN • STEVEN • ANNE • DAVID LAMONTAGNE (JOAN)

JULIE PENBERTHY (ARTHUR)

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DAVID LAMONTAGNE

1978 COMMODORE

AWARDED THE MUNROE TROPHY   BY 1938 COMMODORE TED MUNROE

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ANNE LAMONTAGNE JUDGING THE DIVING COMPETITION IN 1972

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Karen Vorster plunges into swimming race - 1968

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ANNE LAMONTAGNE with Carrie McKinley

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Karen Vorster ( center ) with Richar Matics and Charlie McKinley

THIRD GENERATION

TONY • MICHAEL LAMONTAGNE (JOHN)

LAUREN • LUC • GRACE LAMONTAGNE (DAVID)

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GRACE, LUC, MARY KATHRYN, LAUREN, DAVID LAMONTAGNE 

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LAUREN LAMONTAGNE

2015 COMMODORE  

WITH DAD, DAVID

LUC LAMONTAGNE

2016 SEC | TREAS

WINS MUNROE TROPHY

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MERCOTTI SANDERS • GRANT BYERS • ERIK SVENDSEN • LUC LAMONTAGNE

LAUREN &  LUC LAMONTAGNE

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GRACE & LUC LAMONTAGNE, CARA REDDIN

2015 BIYC OFFICERS

LUC LAMONTAGNE • GRANT BYERS • LAUREN LAMONTAGNE BRODIE BORLAND • KATHRYN PETERS

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DICK MUNROE

1939 COMMODORE

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THE MUNROE FAMILY

FIRST GENERATION

TED • MORA • DICK

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MORA MUNROE

1935 SEC | TREAS

1938 COMMODORE

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Madeline ?, Mora Munroe, Pearlita Penberthy, Mary Penberthy & Joan Penberthy

Mora with Munroe family home in background - 1400 South Bay Front 

 Mora Munroe

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DICK MUNROE MEMORIAL TROPHY

This trophy is presented to the Most Outstanding Competitor of BIYC. It is a memorial trophy honoring BIYC member Dick Munroe, who lost his life in World War II. Dick was a terrific all-around sportsman, so his trophy is awarded based on a calculation that gives points for every event. Final tally honors top ten kids who accumulate the most points for all their activities.  Sailing is included, so highest ranks generally end up going to those who sail. Winner is considered All-Around Champion of the Club.  

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 Mora Munroe & Domino

Cooper Blackband - Munroe

Champion 2020

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KATHY • BARBIE • RICHARD  • CONNIE (TED)

TRACY • ANN REICHLING (MORA)

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COUSINS:  Tracy Reichling, Kathy Munroe, Ann Reichling, Barbie Munroe

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KATHY MUNROE

1966 SEC | TREAS

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TRACY REICHLING

1963 SEC | TREAS

ANN REICHLING

1967 SEC | TREAS

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Connie Munroe and Mitzi Raff - Round the Island Row - circa 1980

JOHN • BOB • KRISTY • MIKE BRITTINGHAM (KATHY)

MUNROE KRAUS (CONNIE)

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1988 - John Brittingham (10) in red shirt and Kristi Brittingham (6) in striped dress were in the top ten for the Munroe Memorial Trophy

Their grandfather, Ted Munroe is presenting. ( at left )

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Bob Brittingham prepares for Tuesday Swimming race.

THE BEEK FAMILY

BARTON • ALLAN • SEYMOUR

BIYC ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN HOSTED ON THE BEEKS'  BALBOA ISLAND PIER FOR A CENTURY & COUNTING

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BARTON BEEK

1940 COMMODORE

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SEYMOUR BEEK

1946 COMMODORE

ADVISORY BOARD AND SAILING

RACE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN 

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Barton, Seymour & Allan Beek with Joan Penberthy and Shirley ???

Barton docks his boat after the Flight of the Snowbirds

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SEYMOUR & MRS. BEEK

MR. & MRS. BEEK

PICTURED WITH THEIR SONS, GENEROUSLY GUIDED THE CLUB FOR ITS FIRST SIX DECADES

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Joe Beek at BIYC on a Monday afternoon circa 1968

EXCERPT FROM 1950 NEWSPAPER ARTICLE BY JOSEPH ALLEN BEEK

"The Balboa Island Yacht Club was formed in 1922 for yachtsmen from six to sixteen years of age, was to elect flag officers, conduct its own affairs, have no dues or assessments but always have money in the treasury; this last matter to be attended to by the one adult member, who became the honorary staff commodore. 

"The juniors took measures into their own hands and levied dues of twenty-five cents a year and adopted a money raising device which makes the finance committees of senior yacht clubs look like pikers. They hold a club picnic every other Tuesday, charge everybody fifty cents for the feed, put the proceeds in the trophy fund, and let the mothers supply the food! Fathers are allowed to contribute cash if they wish, so it is no wonder that their trophy display frequently outshines that of the senior yacht clubs."

THE MR. & MRS. JOSEPH A. BEEK SPORTSMANSHIP TROPHY

This trophy is presented for outstanding enthusiasm and good sportsmanship. The officers select a member who exemplifies kindness, good humor and helpfulness throughout the summer.

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Mrs Beek presents the Sportsmanship Award to Carrie McKinley at the 1969 BIYC Banquet.

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Seymour Beek chairs the BIYC Race Committee with Cosy Ctvrtlik & Bobbie Daniel

Allan Beek presents the Sportsmanship Award tat the 2021 BIYC Banquet

CARROLL BEEK

COMMUNITY CENTER

Located on Balboa Island where weekly BIYC meetings & picnics take place, named in honor of Mrs. Beek

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2004 BIYC meeting hosted by Commodore Reid Vitarelli on the lawn of the Carroll Beek Center

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MRS. BEEK ON THE DOCK ON A TUESDAY MORNING

MEMORIES FROM 1972 SEC | TREAS DIANE BIRNIE BOCK

In those days, Swimming was timed by Moms — it switched to kids when Quincy was Commodore in 2005.  Mrs. Beek, the only Grandmother always, always rowed one of the boats.  She was very strong and very meticulous about keeping the finish line straight.  Whoever rowed the other boat had a big job keeping even with Mrs. Beek’s boat.

In this photo, she is holding the number cards for Diving - so this shot must have been taken between Swimming and Diving.  She sat on the top part of the dock near the flag pole.  Each age group would line up and give her their names and then walk down to the float for the competition.  She recorded the scores of the three judges: one sat right next to her near the flag pole, one was on the beach and the main judge stood on the float right next to the Diving Board…..   The scores were neatly recorded in a certain format in her distinctive handwriting.  Afterwards, she handed the book to the Diving Chairman (the judge down on the dock) to do the calculations and keep the records. 

Mrs. Beek told me that she especially liked to do this job because she also kept the Munroe standings and having a brief, direct contact with each child helped her to recognize each and every kid in the club.  When she died, my mom Barbara (Potter) Birnie did that job from 1981 until 2009 when BIYC’s Diving competition ended.

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MRS. BEEK ROWED ONE OF THE SWIMMING RACE COMMITTEE BOATS EACH WEEK

PICTURED WITH HELEN DOYLE IN THIS PHOTO FROM 1968

MRS. BEEK RECORDING TUESDAY MORNING DIVING SCORES --- PICTURED WITH DAUGHTER-IN-LAW DODIE BEEK AND SALLIE SEAVER

FRESH SPLASH IN THE WATER!

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CHUCK - CARROLL - ROCKY - BARBARA - JOE ( BARTON )

BETH - KATHARINE  ( ALLAN )

TOM - DAVID - CLARK - JIM - CYNTHIA  ( SEYMOUR )

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1968 SEC | TREAS

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BARBARA BEEK

1973 SEC | TREAS

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ROCKY & CHUCK BEEK WITH THEIR MOM, DODIE

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COUSINS BARBARA & BETH BEEK

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Barton Beek in his Snowbird 

Another Barton Beek ( Rocky ) in his Snowbird circa 1970

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Siblings, Carroll and Rocky Beek

compete inMonday Sailing races, Snowbird class

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BETH BEEK ( center ) WITH COLLEEN WALTERS AND DIANE BIRNIE AT 1973 BIYC BANQUET..

CYNTHIA BEEK

2001 COMMODORE

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JIM BEEK  

1996 COMMODORE

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CLARK BEEK - 

1990 DOCK MASTER

JIM BEEK - 1996 COMMODORE

PRESENTING THE BURL JOHNSON MEMORIAL TROPHY TO THE SABOT COMMODORE'S CUP WINNER AT THE 2021 BANQUET

HANNAH & CHAZ  BEEK  ( CHUCK )

JACK & CATALINA  McCALLUM  ( CARROLL )

NED & MARY  LYON  ( BARBARA )

RILEY  BEEK   ( DAVID )

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Catalina McCallum and Quincy Bock - Round the Island Row -- 1995

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Catalina McCallum (center) and friends

display their mudball inventory

Jack McCallum diving and paddleboarding

BOB CLEMMER

1941 COMMODORE

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CHARLOTTE PHINNEY

1943 SEC | TREAS

BIYC BEACH 1945 ​

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Reunited with fellow member Barbara Potter Birnie at the 2005 banquet. Awards were postponed in the WWII years due to metal shortages so the 2005 officers invited these winners back 60 years later to collect their trophies. 

See more in the 1960s Potter • Birnie • Bock Family section. 

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Presenting the Miriam Kirk Memorial Trophy (honoring his mother) awarded to the Commodore's Cup Laser winner Piper Blackband at the 2021 banquet

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MORRIE KIRK

1944 COMMODORE

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GIL KRAEMER

1948 COMMODORE ​

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MADE HEADLINES IN THE ANNUAL "FLIGHT OF THE SNOWBIRDS" RACE

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MORGAN MORGAN

1949 COMMODORE

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UCLA GRAD 1954

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ANN RAWLINS

1949 & 1950 SEC | TREAS

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ANN AND CAROL ON BEEKS PIER

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CAROL EYMANN

1951 SEC | TREAS

​ STANFORD 1956

OCCIDENTAL GLEE CLUB 1951

ACCOMPANIED BY COUSIN & FELLOW BIYC SEC | TREAS ANN RAWLINS IN BRIDAL PARTY

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PHYLLIS RAWLINS

1952 SEC | TREAS

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ANN, CAROL, PHYLLIS AND A NEIGHBOR ON THE RAILING

OF BEEKS PIER 

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MONA RAE BARLOW

1953 SEC | TREAS

NOEL BARLOW

1952 COMMODORE

SON & DAUGHTER OF ACTRESS ZOE RAE BECH

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MICHAEL SMITH

1954 COMMODORE

WITH MUNROE TROPHY

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1954 SEC | TREAS

RICHARD BRIDGMAN

1957 COMMODORE

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BILL DE WITT

1958 COMMODORE

FIRST GENERATION OF

DE WITT FAMILY IN BIYC

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BILL • ED • DOUG (BILL'S KIDS)

ELIZABETH • JOHN (BILL'S NIECE & NEPHEW) 

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1995 COMMODORE

PICTURED WITH HIS VICE COMMODORE JIM BEEK & REAR COMMODORE JEFF MCCORMAC

DOUG DE WITT

1999 COMMODORE

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2003 COMMODORE

ED DE WITT WITH 1923 SEC | TREAS GENE BAUM & THE GENE BAUM PERPETUAL TROPHY AT THE 1989 BANQUET

CURRENT BIYC MEMBERS

TEDDY • OSCAR (BILL)

CAMPBELL • RORY • KENZIE • HANNAH (ED) 

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THE LLOYD FAMILY

MARY LOU • BILL • BOB • RICHIE • GREG • TOM • LAURIE

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MARY LOU LLOYD

1958 SEC | TREAS

1959 COMMODORE

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RICHARD LLOYD

1964 COMMODORE

1967 COMMODORE

SECOND  GENERATION

ALEX (RICHIE)

CURRENTLY IN BIYC

RICHIE &

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PATTY JONES

1959 SEC | TREAS

THE JONES-WATERS FAMILY

PATTY • CASEY

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NANCY WATERS

1983 SEC | TREAS

NICOLE & NANCY AT BIYC IN THE 70s

KELLY WATERS

1991 SEC | TREAS

ROCKY BEEK AND CASEY JONES

PATTY'S FOUR DAUGHTERS

NANCY • NICOLE •  SHANNON • KELLY

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LARRY CAPUNE  aka   "LARRY LIFEGUARD" 

ORIGINAL DOCKMASTER

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Previously, the dock was unattended but Mrs Beek hired Larry in the mid-60s to help out. He was also known for long-distance paddleboarding trips, which were remarkable. He was a huge movie buff and started the tradition of showing movies at the foot of various streets on the island, including Onyx at the South Bay Front and at the tail end of Balboa Ave on the Little Island.  These were old fashioned reel-to-reel, which he stored in the rafters of his tiny place on Topaz. One summer, he injured his shoulder and wore a cast for several weeks .

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JEFF HOUSTON

1982  DOCKMASTER

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ROUND-THE-ISLAND ROW WITH STEVE WITT

1961 SEC | TREAS

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Lorna Buck, Nancy Buck and Marilyn Rollins ( top )

Marshall Wright

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THE SEAVER FAMILY

"THE SAILING SEAVERS"

CARLTON • CHRIS • PATRICK • VICTORIA • MARTHA

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CARLTON SEAVER

1963 COMMODORE

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PATRICK SEAVER

1965 COMMODORE

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MARTHA SEAVER

1970 SEC | TREAS

CHRIS SEAVER

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Victoria Seaver wins the Munroe Trophy - 1969

from left:  Ted Munroe,  Ken (Quiggle) Rowell,  Rocky Beek,

Bruce Wachtel,  Martha Seaver, Mrs Beek,  Victoria Seaver, Barbara Beek,  Doug Birnie,  Marta ?????,   Diane Birnie,    Kristie ( Quiggle ) Rowell

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1970 BIYC BANQUET

COMMODORE DOUGLAS BIRNIE, VICE COMMODORE TOM SMITH, REAR COMMODORE KIM JONES, TREASURER MARTHA SEAVER, SECRETARY DONNA MATICS

THE POTTER • BIRNIE • BOCK FAMILY

BARBARA • RALPH POTTER

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1936 CRAFT ACTIVITY

Barbara & Ralph's mother Vivian Potter & Mrs. Beek organized a flower arrangement craft activity for the BIYC kids ~1936

Pictured Back: Avis Redfield, Barbara Potter

Front: Ralph Potter, Diane Redfield, Zoe Redfield, Allan Beek, Seymour Beek

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KINDNESS & CAMARADERIE

"My Uncle Ralph (Potter) received this sweet note from fellow BIYCers while he was recuperating from being hit by a car while riding his bike on Park Avenue. It starts with Mrs Beek’s distinctive handwriting and is signed by lots of BIYC kids." - Diane Birnie Bock

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Proud recipients of 1942 war-time awards presented by 2005 Commodore Quincy Bock:   Bob Halderman, Bob Yardley, Seymour Beek, Hall Seely, Ralph Potter, Barbara Potter Birnie, Charlotte Phinney Anderson, Morgan Morgan,  Allan Beek, Morrie Kirk

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BARBARA POTTER  

AND ALLAN BEEK

1936  and  2014

STILL GREAT FRIENDS 78 YEARS LATER

BARBARA WITH LARRY LIFEGUARD

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1943 BARBARA  &  RALPH POTTER

RALPH & FRIENDS

HI-JINKS ON THE SEA WALL

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BARBARA POTTER

1944 SECRETARY

WORLD WAR II AWARDS REUNION IN 2005

During World War Two, BIYC did not award competitors with trophies because metal was needed for the war effort. Instead, scrolls were presented and the intention was that “real” trophies would eventually be available after the war ended. This finally happened in 2005 – Commodore Quincy Bock had heard her Great-Uncle Ralph facetiously grumble about it and decided to round up as many BIYCers from the early 1940s as she could to present real trophies…. albeit sixty some years later.

The event was covered by the LA Times, OC Register and local Newport Beach papers. Coverage highlighted the extra special bonds that BIYC fosters.

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BRIAN • DOUG • DIANE BIRNIE ( BARBARA )

BEN - CHRIS  ( RALPH )

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BRIAN BIRNIE

1968 COMMODORE

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DOUGLAS BIRNIE

1970 COMMODORE

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DOUG BIRNIE PICTURED WITH 1970 SEC | TREAS MARTHA SEAVER & LARRY LIFEGUARD

DIANE BIRNIE

1972 SEC | TREAS

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BARBARA POTTER WAS DELIGHTED TO RETURN TO BIYC AS MRS BIRNIE. SHE LOVED HELPING WITH SWIMMING AND DIVING AS ON THIS TUESDAY MORNING

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1971  14-16 GIRLS SWIM RACE: Far right - Kelly Doyle calmly examining her suit, and Martha Seaver is focused - looking at something, strategy pending. Laurie Lloyd is already raring to go, toes curled over the edge for extra traction… And there’s me in the blue one-piece — wearing my POW bracelet and looking a bit tentative - how did I end up in a heat with these top dogs?  !'m still friends with each of them today, but I will always feel that they're "older" and "cooler" than I am.  Commodore Tom Smith is the starter.      ~ Vivid and treasured memories from Diane Birnie Bock 

BRIAN, DOUG AND DIANE BIRNIE WITH MRS BEEK

WILL • CAROLINE BIRNIE (BRIAN)

DANA JOY • DAVE BIRNIE (DOUG)

QUINCY • TASHA BOCK (DIANE)

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THE BIRNIE FAMILY PERSEVERANCE AWARD

The Perseverance Award honors any and all BIYC members who participate in every single paddleboarding, swimming, stand-up paddling and rowing event throughout the summer but end up without winning a trophy. (Sailing is not included in this award.)

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CAROLINE BIRNIE

2002 COMMODORE

WILL BIRNIE

2000 SEC | TREAS

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QUINCY BOCK

2005 COMMODORE

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BIRNIE / BOCK COUSINS

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Quincy Bock, Dave Birnie, Will Birnie, Dana Joy Birnie, Tasha Bock, Caroline Birnie

Barbara Potter Birnie - back at BIYC again with her grandkids, Dna Joy and Dave Birnie and Larry Lifeguard

20 OF THE THEN 79 COMMODORES PICTURED AT THE 2005 BANQUET

Back row: 1937 Farrier (Fay) Penberthy, 1938 Ted Munroe, 1940 Barton Beek, 1945 Bob Yardley, 1942 Allan Beek, 1944 Morrie Kirk, 1946 Seymour Beek

Middle row:  1949 Morgan Morgan, 1950 Bob Halderman, 1968 Brian Birnie, 1973 Tom Donovan, 1974 Ken Quiggle (Rowell), 1980 Bill Donovan

Front Row: 2001 Cynthia Beek, 2002 Caroline Birnie, 2003 Elizabeth DeWitt, 2004 Reid Vitarelli, 2005 Quincy Bock

2008 COMMODORE

PICTURED WITH THE POTTER • BIRNIE • BOCK CLAN AT THE 87TH ANNUAL BIYC BANQUET CONCLUDING 44 SEASONS OF BIYC FOR THE FAMILY

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THE BOCK FAMILY ENDURANCE AWARD

This award honors all exiting 16-year-olds who have been BIYC members since they were 4 years old.

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RACING HARBOR 20s TOGETHER IN 2010

TASHA BOCK - 2008 COMMODORE

TED MUNROE - 1938 COMMODORE

DIANE BIRNIE BOCK - 1972 SECRETARY

FOURTH GENERATION

ANNIKA • MICAH BIRNIE ( DAVID )

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Annika and Micah are looking forward to the

summer of 2022, BIYC's 100th year and thier

first year.

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1972 COMMODORE

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PICTURED: 1974 KEN ROWELL, 1973 TOM DONOVAN, 1972 KIM JONES, ERIC TUPPAN, RICHARD PIPER

BIYC 50TH ANNIVERSARY PATCH

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THE DONOVAN FAMILY

TOM • MATT • MIKE • JOHN • BILL • ALANA • DAN

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TOM DONOVAN

1973 COMMODORE

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BILL DONOVAN

1980 COMMODORE

ALANA DONOVAN

1986 SEC | TREAS

DAN DONOVAN

1990 COMMODORE

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Tom Donovan & Kristie (Quiggle) Rowell

Bill. Alana & Elana Donovan

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Dan Donovan

JOE • JIMMY • SARAH • WILLY • DAVID (BILL)

GRAHAM • EMMET • CHARLIE MCGEE (ALANA)

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JIMMY DONOVAN

2010 COMMODORE

SARAH DONOVAN

2010 SEC | TREAS

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GRAHAM MCGEE

2014 COMMODORE

2010 OFFICERS: REAR COMMODORE MATILDA BRESS, VICE COMMODORE ERIK CTVRLIK, COMMODORE JIMMY DONOVAN, TRESURER SARAH DONOVAN, SECRETARY JOE GOELZ

BILL & LYNDA DONOVAN

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THE QUIGGLE (ROWELL) FAMILY

KEN • RUSS • KRISTIE

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KEN QUIGGLE (ROWELL)

1974 COMMODORE

RUSS, KEN & KRISTIE QUIGGLE (ROWELL) WITH MRS. BEEK

KRISTIE QUIGGLE (ROWELL)

1976 SEC | TREAS

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RUSS QUIGGLE (ROWELL)

1975 COMMODORE

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MERRILEE FORGY

1975 SEC | TREAS

1976 COMMODORE

THE FORGY & MOTT FAMILIES SPENT THE SUMMERS TOGETHER

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MERRILEE & STEVE PICTURED WITH BIYC ALUM COSY VINJE CTVRTLIK AT THE 2010 BIYC BANQUET 

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2011 ALUMNI PARTY 

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THE RAFF FAMILY

DOUG • ERIC • MITZI

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1980 SEC | TREAS

1977 COMMODORE

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1980 - ROUND THE ISLAND ROW

 CONNIE MUNROE & MITZI RAFF

SECOND  GENERATION

KEVIN • COLLIN • AARON (DOUG)

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COLLIN RAFF

2009 SEC | TREAS

2014 SEC | TREAS

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2009 - ROUND THE ISLAND ROW

AARON RAFF & DAIN WOODS

CHEYNE KELLY & COLLIN RAFF

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THE WITT FAMILY

CRAIG • CHRIS • JASON • HAYLEY • DIANA • STEVE

SEC | TREAS

1979 COMMODORE

1986  COMMODORE

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ODIN (JASON)

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PICTURED AS VICE COMMODORE WITH COMMODORE TIM SCANLAN AND REAR COMMODORE JOHN CLARK AT THE 1985 BANQUET

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PICTURED WITH PARTNER IN CRIME, COOPER BLACKBAND (2021 COMMODORE)

1982 COMMODORE

CELEBRATING THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY WITH BIYC ALUMNI

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PICTURED WITH FIRST STAFF SECRETARY | TREASURER, GENE BAUM

ANNIVERSARY CEREMONY NAME TAGS RECOGNIZING STAFF OFFICERS

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JEVON HADLEY

1983 COMMODORE

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THE VINJE-CTVRTLIK FAMILY

Cosy • Eric

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1984 COMMODORE

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Jason Witt, Mike Wiley, Jeff Hammond, Eric Vinje

Cosy Vinje & Matt Donovan - circa 1978

JOE • ERIK • MATT   ( COSY )

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ERIK CTVRTLIK

2011 COMMODORE

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Kip Kallal, Erik Ctvrtlik, Jimmy Burger

MATT CTVRTLIK

2013 COMMODORE

Matt Ctvrtlik, Nick Curci, Joe Ctvrtlik, Erik Ctvrtlik

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Cosy Vinje Ctvrtlik returns to BIYC as a Mom and helps

on the Race Committee for Monday Sailing races along

with Bobbie Daniel and Seymour Beek.

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Erik, Joe, & Matt Ctvrtlik with their uncle, Eric Vinje

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Erik, Matt and Joe Ctvrtlik 

The Ctvrtlik family - Bob, Cosy, Joe, Matt, Erik

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REID VITARELLI

2004 COMMODORE

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CURTIS CONVERSE

2006 COMMODORE

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2006 SEC | TREAS

ANDREW GROKE

2007 SEC | TREAS

EVAN FULLERTON

2007 COMMODORE

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ALANNA WOODS

2008 SEC | TREAS

2012 SEC | TREAS

ELIN WOLKER

2013 SEC | TREAS

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2009 COMMODORE

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MATILDA BRESS

2012 COMMODORE

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BRODIE BORLAND

2016 COMMODORE

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GRANT BYERS

2017 COMMODORE

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THE SVENDSEN FAMILY

Eric • Monique Svendsen

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Ferrying to the banquet with 2006 Commodore Curtis Converse

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2018 Officers

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Anne LaMontagne lowering Mo into the water

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LARKSPUR HADLEY

2018 SEC | TREAS

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THE CORONA-BLACKBAND FAMILY

Mike • Wendy Corona

Cooper • Piper Blackband ( Wendy )

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COOPER BLACKBAND ​

2021 COMMODORE

PIPER BLACKBAND

2022 COMMODORE

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100 years, countless memories for the Balboa Yacht Club

The centennial celebration at Balboa Yacht Club included a fireworks display on Saturday night.

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The Balboa Yacht Club kicked off its centennial Saturday night during its annual installation of new officers and end-of-year meeting, with 200 members enjoying dinner and fireworks at what Centennial Committee chair Stacie Brandt said would be the first of many upcoming celebrations.

“We have all-year events,” said Brandt. “There’s a lunch in March, a ball in April and a regatta in August.”

According to Brandt, a group of men from the Newport Harbor Yacht Club who wanted to focus more on small-boat sailing in 1922 founded the Southland Sailing Club, which became the Balboa Yacht Club in 1928.

A 1938 small boat regatta on the southeast corner of Little Balboa Island.

With its prime location near the entrance to the Newport Harbor on Bayside Drive in Corona del Mar, the club sits directly across the water from the second clubhouse on Little Balboa Island. “They found a beach cottage on the [Balboa] Peninsula, which was their first clubhouse,” said Brandt. “Their second clubhouse, between 1926 and 1941, was on the [southeast] tip of Little Balboa Island until their lease ran out, and they built the current club in 1941.”

Many of the attendees at the event had positive things to say about their club memberships, some of which extend back decades.

Russell Miller, who had worked at Balboa Yacht Club as the food and beverage manager from 2008 until 2014, said he felt lucky to come back as the club’s general manager in 2019.

“It is immensely satisfying to me that I get to celebrate the club’s centennial year with the people who, outside of my family, mean the most to me in my life,” said Miller. “BYC is truly an exceptional club filled with exceptional people.”

Balboa Yacht Club Commodore Paul Blank, left, and Senior Staff Commodore Morrie Kirk.

Morrie Kirk, who has been boating since he was 3 years old and has been an active member of the club since 1969, is the senior staff commodore and oldest staff commodore. He was commodore in 1977.

“The biggest change is in the city and how much it’s grown,” said Kirk. “The club is very much the same, we’re a boating club, friendly, family-oriented club, same location since 1941.”

Kirk explained that the club was originally all sailing, and today there are more powerboats than sailboats. The current membership of 600 has changed over the years due to attrition, but the club still has 50 members who joined the club more than 50 years ago.

On Saturday, Kirk was selected by the incoming commodore, Paul Blank, to be the “installing officer” to relieve the current board of responsibilities and introduce the new commodore.

“I chose him because he’s a great man, a good friend, has contributed greatly to BYC through several decades and has the most seniority among the staff commodores,” Blank said.

Blank, a Corona del Mar resident and the Newport Harbormaster, has been a member of the club for 37 years. “The location is excellent, friendship built from shared passion on the water activities that I have not found at other clubs,” he said. “The camaraderie, support, improved seamanship, adventures near and far, small and large, all trying to make each other better.”

While boating innovation has changed over the last 100 years, the shared passion for water activities among members remains consistent.

The Balboa Yacht Club has been located on Bayside Drive in Corona del Mar since 1941.

Blank has seen changes in manufactured-boating styles and opportunities for boating innovation, such as speed and vessel foiling, like hydrofoil sailboats flying out of water. “Boating has changed, style, availability and increased variety,” said Blank. “What has remained consistent is the passion for getting out on the water no matter what the vessel is.”

A burnished wood plaque from 1926 that hangs today over the present club’s dining room fireplace reflects that attitude. The first commodore, Isaac B. Potter, originally donated the plaque, which includes a quote from 20th U.S. President James A. Garfield that calls for gutsiness, courage and determination to meet danger or difficulty: “A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.”

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Established in 1922, our newly renovated clubhouse and outdoor flag deck have evolved into one of southern California’s most prestigious yachting organizations. We are a premiere location with the best views of the harbor, a true hidden gem in Corona Del Mar. Whether you are planning a small affair for 50 or a grand celebration for 200 or more with our professional staff and Executive Chef your event will be flawless.

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Cozy room that can accommodate 40 guests with an adjoining outdoor deck overlooking the water. This 500 square feet room with models on the wall and a fireplace in the room is a perfect setting for your next event. $500 Facility Fee and Food and Beverage Minimums Apply.

COMMODORE’S GALLERY (Capacity: 50)

Located on the third level of the clubhouse with breathtaking views of the harbor this 900 square foot room can accommodate up to 60 guests and is a member favorite. $750 Facility Fee and Food and Beverage Minimums Apply.

BAYVIEW ROOM (Capacity: 200)

A beautiful room with an outdoor patio is the largest indoor space the clubhouse has to offer. This 4,000 square foot room can accommodate 150-200 guests depending on the floor plan. The room offers panoramic views of the harbor for your next event. $3,000 Facility Fee and Food and Beverage Minimums Apply.

FLAG DECK (Capacity: 250)

All outdoor flag deck is the perfect way to impress your guests. With a grass area for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres to dining under the stars. This all-outdoor space can accommodate 100-250 guests. Truly the best views of the harbor. $2,000 Facility Fee and Food and Beverage Minimums Apply.

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Awards Banquet   - August 2nd All sailors and families are encouraged to attend the Awards Banquet on Friday, August 2nd at 6:00pm. TICKETS Family fun night - July 15th Come down for a fun evening with the family. The event begins at 5:00pm and ends at 7:00pm. You can all go for a sail, play games, have tacos, meet other sailing families, and enjoy the atmosphere at Balboa Yacht Club. TICKETS

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Gary Davidson

949-673-3515

[email protected]; [email protected]

1801 Bayside Dr,Corona Del Mar,CA,92625,United States

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Business name : Balboa Yacht Club

In 1922, when Newport Harbor was more shoals and sandbars than open water, the Southland Sailing Club, soon renamed the Balboa Yacht Club, was formed by a small group of sailors wanting an active organization with an emphasis on family sailing. From its beginnings in a small wooden structure on open, sandy Balboa Peninsula, BYC has evolved to become one of southern California’s most prestigious yachting organizations. In 1926 the Club moved to a new clubhouse on the southeast corner of Little Balboa Island, a stone’s throw from its present location on Bayside Drive. Over the fireplace hung a burnished wood plaque bearing the Club’s motto, “A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.” Originally donated by the first commodore, Isaac B. Potter, the plaque hangs today over the present Club’s dining room fireplace.

The Newport Harbor of the past began to change as dredging began in 1935, and the following year the harbor we know today was officially opened for navigation. Balboa Yacht Club, with it’s prime location near the harbor entrance, now had a convenient, protected anchorage for its growing fleet.

BYC signed a lease with the Catalina Island Company in 1957 giving them an outstation site at Whites Cove west of Avalon. Thanks to members’ untold hours of hard work, from cement work to landscaping, from plumbing and wiring to carpentry and painting, this facility is now a treasured getaway site for members to enjoy. The Clubhouse and facilities on Bayside drive have evolved over their half-century of use to meet the changing yachting needs of the membership and to provide a comfortable environment for a wide variety of social activities. A detailed history of Balboa Yacht Club includes a litany of its members’ successes in some of yachting’s most highly acclaimed competitions. Its cruisers have ranged worldwide in their boats. In fact, Baja California and the coast of mainland Mexico are as familiar to many of the members as the coves of Catalina.

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City:  Orlovo, Moskovskaya, Russian Federation (Russia)
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Latitude: 55�32'58"N (55.549444)
Longitude: 37�51'52"E (37.864444)
Variation:12.03�E (WMM2020 magnetic declination)
0.14� annual change

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