NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of its 60th Anniversary, Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club (BCYC) announced the launch of its Diamond Jubilee Celebration Year during its well-attended Annual Meeting yesterday. 2018 Commodore Jerry Shandera, who presided over the meeting, was all smiles as he announced plans for the coming year-long celebration.
“As BCYC’s 2018 Commodore, it is with great pride that I officially announce plans for this year’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration recognizing the 60th anniversary of the friendliest yacht club in Southern California, Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club,” said Shandera.
In addition, Shandera introduced BCYC member Kari Konapelsky, whom he appointed chair of the Jubilee’s steering committee. The committee will oversee all Diamond Jubilee Celebration activities throughout the year, as well as the incorporation of BCYC’s new Jubilee logo branding and merchandising.
BCYC’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration will include club events and activities throughout the year, kicking off on December 31st with a “Denim and Diamonds” New Year’s Eve party. Members and their guests will have the choice of two celebratory options to ring in the New Year, both featuring live entertainment: either the ‘early bird’ seating that includes cocktails, dinner, dancing, and a “New York New Year’s” champagne toast at 9 p.m.; or a late-night option that includes cocktails, dancing and midnight champagne toast.
BCYC will continue to celebrate its Diamond Jubilee with traditional club events such as Opening Day ceremonies on May 12th, complete with a themed dock party that welcomes visitors, local dignitaries and U.S. Marines; the annual Fourth of July boat parade and club ‘staycation’; a Jubilee Birthday Bash under the stars in August; and bringing all of the jubilee spirit to our annual events, including Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Halloween, and through the 2018 holidays, culminating during the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade in December.
For more information about Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, please log on to www.bcyc.org. For membership and special event inquiries, please call (949) 644-9530.
ABOUT BAHIA CORINTHIAN YACHT CLUB
Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club was founded in 1958, and will celebrate its 60th anniversary throughout 2018. Known as the "friendliest club on the bay”, BCYC offers a family-friendly atmosphere where power or sailboat owners share a first-class facility offering comfortable amenities and a well-rounded calendar of events. The Club was named Club of the Year by the Southern California Yachting Association in 2011, 2008, 2005, 2003, 1996, 1995 and 1994. BCYC offers fine dining, social activities, cruising events and a Junior Sailing program year-round. Additional amenities include a heated pool and indoor boat storage. The club also boasts 64 slips and guest docks in their privately-owned marina. BCYC members enjoy worldwide yacht club privileges, with reciprocity in yacht clubs around the world. www.bcyc.org
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