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submitted on February 21, 2019 6:35 PM EST
Comments: Yes, Bill, the next general membership meeting is March 4th at 7:30pm.

submitted on February 21, 2019 6:30 PM EST
Comments: Hi, Just wanted a confirmation on the next meeting. Monday, March 4th ? Tks, Bill Fagen-- new member

submitted on April 22, 2016 9:02 AM EDT
Comments: Well it's finally that time of year again boats are being uncovered and bottoms prepped for paint. Much work has been done to the docks in the off season and the are set to go in this Sunday, April 23rd. This is always an exciting day as it signals the unofficial start of the boating season. Let's make this another great year of growth for the club. Rick R.

submitted on February 19, 2016 11:39 AM EST
Comments: Great Job to all that has helped this past off season Brian Brisson

submitted on February 19, 2016 11:06 AM EST
Comments: It's almost time to start prepping boats for the new season. Work on the docks has gone well but more needs to be done to have them ready for docks in day. Stan will be sending out emails to let us know when work will resume. Let's put in a big effort to have them ready. Rick Robillard

submitted on June 2, 2015 9:12 AM EDT
Comments: The first trip to Wickford Marina for the air show, was a hit. only two boats were able to attend but many members drove up to join them. The Marina was very accommodating, the grounds were nice and clean and the people were friendly. The view of the show was great, without having to fight the crowds on the road or the water. Hopefully next year we will return and bring more boats and day visitors. Rick and Jean.

submitted on May 27, 2015 1:47 PM EDT
Comments: The 2015 Memorial Day Cookout at the Club was a good turn out. I would like to thank all those that made side dishes and deserts, help prepare, cook and serve the meal along side me. it seemed everyone ate well and had a good time. The weather was great a little windy but the grills stayed burning. It was nice to see the new pilings all in place knowing that we don't have to worry about what's holding the boats in place. In a few days we will get together and get the water and the electrical hooked up then get the word out to bring the boats in. It's certainly nice to have a good group of people willing to help each other out. I would like to thank all of you who gave up your Morial Day Monday and came down to work on the docks helping Al Kozatek and those that help me along with the Commodore I was able to get most of the damage under the Club done from this winter and clean out some trash that has accumulated there as well. Thank you all Bob Bedard

submitted on January 12, 2015 11:30 AM EST
Comments: Jan 2015 - The January / February 2015 edition of the TYC Chatter was just email to all members. If you did not receive it please send your email to SueB28@aol.com and a copy will be sent to you. Besides a great message and update from the Commodore you will find information in the newsletter regarding free tickets for members to the Providence Boat Show on Saturday January 24. If you plan on joining us at the boat show and/or the free dinner after in Attleboro, please RSVP to Howard Bibeault (401-265-0207) for tickets. In February, Bob and Joyce Bedard have planned a fun dinner outing for members and friends on the 21st. Also, don't forget the big New England Boat Show in Boston takes place in February. Our next newsletter will be in March 2015. If you want to sell your boat or any boating items, please send an email to SueB28@aol.com with the information. Enjoy the winter - spring is right around the corner. ~ Susan & Howard

submitted on September 5, 2014 9:50 AM EDT
Comments: I have to say that this has been a fantastic summer at the club. Everyone participating in the activities from impromptu dinners to the planned activities, it's great to see involvement from many people. Bob Bedard did a great job as usual with the chicken BBQ, Brian did a great job setting up the Brewers trip. the activities planning by Sue and all the others involved led to a fun experience had by all. Brewers is always a high point for the members and friends who attend. Jean and I can't wait for the rest of the years activities. Rick & Jean

submitted on August 21, 2014 9:28 AM EDT
Comments: August 21 - Great summer with lots of positive energy at the club with many recent events. Saturday's dingy run was a blast with 7 boats leaving the TYC for the trip and many others meeting us at the Inn for lunch. Wet and fun ride back riding the waves that just seem to pick up once we hit the water. Sunday's breakfast by the Fundraising Committee was busy and enjoyed by many. This coming weekend the Social Committee has a Chicken BBQ and next weekend we will all end the month of August with a long weekend at Brewers in Portsmouth, RI. ~ Sue&Howard

submitted on March 22, 2014 8:45 AM EDT
Comments: Saturday nights corned beef and cabbage dinner was fantastic. I want to take this time to thank everyone that made it possible, you all did a great job. Let's hope this is the beginning of a fantastic new season for the TYC. "LET BOATING SEASON BEGIN."

submitted on March 17, 2014 1:21 PM EDT
Comments: I would like to thank everyone who came out Saturday night. It was a huge success. It was a great way to kick off a new season at the TYC. I look forward to seeing everyone at docks in day. Just think, the boats will be in soon and the warmer weather will be here. Brian Brisson

submitted on March 16, 2014 9:08 AM EDT
Comments: The St. Patty's Dinner had an impressive turnout and dinner was great. It was nice to see new faces. Looking forward to the upcoming season, hope everyone had a chance to look at the posted calendar of events and work parties. Docks in day will be fun and productive if we all lend a hand. Jan Jacobson

submitted on March 12, 2014 2:00 PM EDT
Comments: Wow ...2014 is going to be a GREAT year at the TYC! It's only mid-March and we have all the Committees working together to plan the full year's calendar. The calendar for 2014 will show all the social events, fundraisers and trips on one page so members can plan on attending those that interest them. On another note, everyone is already working hard to make April 12 "Docks In Day" a big success with plans underway to not only get the docks and moorings in, but to also do front yard landscaping and painting of the front sheds. Most members (well not the old timers) can't even remember the last time the front sheds were painted. Add in some donated landscaping shrubs and plans for a Spring vinyl siding of the front of the building! The club will look great for this summer!

submitted on February 21, 2014 8:07 PM EST
Comments: Kudos to Jan and Sue for a great Dockside Chatter, Feb. 2014. You can feel the renewed excitement in the Club. Keep up the great work, it is refreshing. Looking forward to a great boating season. M.Dunn

submitted on December 18, 2013 8:13 AM EST
Comments: The X-mas party was a fun time. Jean and I would like to thank everyone for their good wishes and congratulations. It was a momentous night for us , as I asked for hand in marriage and she accepted. Woohoo. Rick & Jean

submitted on December 12, 2013 11:15 AM EST
Comments: Looking forward to the upcoming TYC Christmas party. It's always a great time. Hope we have an overwhelming turnout. Rick & Jean

submitted on December 3, 2013 1:48 PM EST
Comments: I would like to say that the Turkey Raffle was a great time very well attended by the local neighbors and Members. I thought I had won a turkey on one spin turns out I pulled an old ticket out of my pocket boy you might have thought I was cheating but I was only testing the waters as they say. In all it was a great time good job to all that worked on it. On another note We decorated the club house this past Sunday afternoon (Dec 1) and we had a good turn out of Members that came to help everyone put their own touches in decorating, some watched a little football, and others cleaned or chatted a little it was a great day. The hall looks great. Some of us 12 total went out to dinner that evening at the Comfort Zone, located in Somerset after and had a great meal at a very reasonable price. Stop by the Club and take a look or better yet Come to the Breakfast Dec 8 and or the Christmas Party Dec 13 Yankee Swap, pot luck supper. Thanks again to all those that continue to help make the Club a great place to go to. Have a great Holiday Sincerely Bob Bedard Social Committee Chairperson

submitted on November 26, 2013 3:29 PM EST
Comments: Happy Thanksgiving to all the TYC Members,& their families and friends From The Webster Family.

submitted on July 31, 2013 5:05 PM EDT
Comments: Thank you to all that participated in the 2013 Mid Summer Poker Run. Everyone had a great time. Keep your eyes open for upcoming events. Thank you, The Fundraising Committee

submitted on July 29, 2013 9:06 AM EDT
Comments: Another successful poker run!!! Had a great time with a great bunch of people. A big thank you to all the people that put it all together.

submitted on July 22, 2013 11:27 AM EDT
Comments: The Sock Hop Saturday night might have been lightly attended but it was a great time to spend with other members and chat or dance. thank you all that worked on putting it together thank you Dave V. for the great music. Bob Bedard

submitted on July 17, 2013 12:11 PM EDT
Comments: Rick, we are glad that you are looking forward to this year's poker run. We are as well. It will be a great time, just like last year. Shipyard Wreck this year...yeeessssaaa!!! Marianne

submitted on July 16, 2013 8:28 AM EDT
Comments: I can't even tell you how much we are looking forward to the poker run this year. ShipYard Wreck is great. Mana Mana!! Rick Robillard

submitted on June 24, 2013 6:46 AM EDT
Comments: Jean & I attended the recent auction and I must say it was a great time had by all. Many items were sold. Rick

submitted on May 22, 2013 10:28 AM EDT
Comments: I second Rick R's comment. John, I have enjoyed all of your articles, but this is the best one yet. Keep up the good work! - Scott G

submitted on May 22, 2013 7:06 AM EDT
Comments: To John Kettlewell I just wanted to thank you for your blogs, I always enjoy them and look forward to reading. Thanks again..... Rick Robillard

submitted on April 14, 2013 9:32 AM EDT
Comments: great to see a good turnout for docks in day. A lot got accomplished, it won't be long now!!! Rick

submitted on March 25, 2013 9:21 AM EDT
Comments: I want to congratulate the FRC and all who took part in supporting roles on back to back successful events the St Paddy's day and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! A special thanks to Fred for coming with all the gear and taking some fantastic photo keepsakes for the kids!! Great Job by all. The Commodore

submitted on March 14, 2013 2:57 PM EDT
Comments: To all those members and some of their friends that work very hard last winter 2011-2012 to raise the floor and improvements made in the bar area. I received a lots of compliments from members of my family at our annual Christmas party. I never thought that I would like it but to hear family members compliment on it kind of changed my outlook. Great Job to all. Bob Bedard

submitted on December 27, 2012 2:09 PM EST
Comments: Hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas. I would like to wish everyone a very Happy and Safe New Year. -Marianne- 2012

submitted on November 5, 2012 10:36 AM EST
Comments: Just wanted to send a thank you to all who participated in the Dock out day! There was work done prior as well so some missing faces that are usually there may have already contributed! Also a special thanks to Donna and Mary who went to the club on the day of the storm to put everything humanly possible on tables in case the water rose high enough to damage the club. Chuck Webster

submitted on October 12, 2012 10:40 AM EDT
Comments: Hello All...Remember...Nov. 15th, 2012 at 6:30pm is the 3rd Annual Turkey Raffle hosted by the Fundraising Committee. You may donate $20 for a Turkey Basket in memory of a loved one or in your own name. There will be FREE Hotdogs and a Cash Bar. Feel free to bring your family and friends for a chance to win a Turkey for Thanksgiving Day. Hope to see you there. Thank you, The Fundraising Committee

submitted on September 4, 2012 9:52 AM EDT
Comments: I am glad to see that John F. Kennedy is still alive, since he signed the TYC Guestbook. It is ONLY a joke, don't jump all over me for it. Just wanted to comment on what a great weekend we all had at Brewer's Marina on the Sakonnet. It was a lot of fun. Hopefully more people can join us for the next trip. Thank you, Fleet Captain, Brian Brisson

submitted on September 2, 2012 10:45 AM EDT
Comments: "Change is the law of life and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." - John F. Kennedy

submitted on August 15, 2012 7:09 PM EDT
Comments: http://www.emotionalcompetency.com/forgiveness.htm Thank you Chuck, this was worth reading. Janet

submitted on August 15, 2012 3:04 PM EDT
Comments: http://www.emotionalcompetency.com/forgiveness.htm For those who would like to read the entire blog :-) Chuck

submitted on August 12, 2012 11:41 AM EDT
Comments: ‘Vindictive passion is the intense feelings of resentment, anger, hatred, and the desire for revenge against those who wrong us and are an integral part of human nature’ (Beaumont, 2005-2009). Although a reasonable reaction to our perceived injury may be fitting, totally resigning yourself to these passions is an excuse to justify behavior that is outside the norm such as cruelty and can at times become violent. Boycotting a Social Committee event only hurts the club and I do not take it personally. I am reminded that vindictiveness may have the first word but never the last and smile quietly to myself. Maria-Clara Razzano Beaumont, L. R. (2005-2009). Forgiveness (Choosing to Overcome Your Desire for Revenge)

submitted on July 30, 2012 7:34 PM EDT
Comments: The Fundraising Committee would like to thank all who came out for the poker fun this past Saturday, it was a great success. Can not wait for next years poker run.

submitted on July 30, 2012 10:54 AM EDT
Comments: Congratulations to the FRC and the OSMc. The turnout was good we all need to do our best to support these type functions and recognize all the hard work that goes into these as well. Social committee also did a superb job supporting the run! Chuck

submitted on July 12, 2012 5:41 AM EDT
Comments: I agreee with Maria-Clara.It is unfortunate that the barbecue has to be cancelled do to "lack of interest". I have been to two other events this year.. and saw a very poor turnout at both ... The NESAR event was awful as you know "if you went" I really think and hope more or something can be done to bring this club back to a association where family and friends meet for gatherings and special times ...Rather that people joining for the convenience of fuel pump "access" and fuel discounts.

submitted on June 21, 2012 11:27 AM EDT
Comments: come on down this saturday June 23 to the vendor da. The auction will follow last year we had alot of laughs.

submitted on June 6, 2012 2:25 PM EDT
Comments: I would love to hear comments and suggestions on here about upcoming events like the clamboil and the Poker run...Hopefully some people take some pictures and say a few words to be posted so that all could enjoy even if unable to attend any of those functions. I would also love to see a Monthly calandar with ALL events posted? Chuck

submitted on May 1, 2012 3:55 PM EDT
Comments: I think the before and after photos of the remodel speak volumes! WOW! Nice work ..it is a place you should all be proud of! Great accomplishments!

submitted on April 9, 2012 8:14 AM EDT
Comments: It was great to see a large turn out for the Dock in Day! Thank you all so much got done! Chuck

submitted on March 19, 2012 3:09 PM EDT
Comments: St. Patty's dinner was a great time. Good food,Great entertainment, even better Great members and guests. Carol and I had a great night. Stan Morin

submitted on March 13, 2012 5:59 AM EDT
Comments: The club layout is essentially the same as it was before. If people feel that it looks like a bar, then they must have always felt that way. For the first time in a very long time, the club looks nice. I would be proud to bring my children there. Great job by all who pitched in!

submitted on March 11, 2012 6:27 PM EDT
Comments: Overall, the work at the club is an improvement and I may disagree with how things were done but at least I make sure that everyone hears what I have to say, let us say that I make use of my freedom of speech. At the TYC General Membership meetings is where comments need to be made so that the bridge and directors can hear the voice of the membership. Not all of the members have a vote but all of the members DO have a voice. Maria

submitted on March 11, 2012 6:08 PM EDT
Comments: It is too bad people can't just be happy with the improvements to the club. It does not look like a bar. It was nice to see all the members that took pride in working together to better the TauntonYacht Club. Hopefully we can all enjoy the summer on our boats with our families together.

submitted on March 11, 2012 10:09 AM EDT
Comments: All, while this site allows people to leave comments and opinions about functions and the clubhouse it should will not be used for personal comments. As for the bar atmosphere I disagree as people make the atmosphere not the structure. I personally love the improvements. Chuck

submitted on March 10, 2012 6:47 PM EST
Comments: Anonymously critique a job that you did not have the time to be a part of, that most member think is a vast improvement. You are a coward.

submitted on March 6, 2012 4:24 PM EST
Comments: I saw the club last night for the first time. It is exactly as I feared. It is being turned into a bar! I don't want my children here.

submitted on March 6, 2012 4:24 PM EST
Comments: I saw the club last night for the first time. It is exactly as I feared. It is being turned into a bar! I don't want my children here.

submitted on January 20, 2012 10:36 PM EST
Comments: You are welcome for the photos. Trying to keep everyone up to date on what is happining at the club.

submitted on January 3, 2012 7:46 AM EST
Comments: Thanks for all the new pictures in the Photo Gallery, Great Job. If you haven't seen them, check them out

submitted on December 29, 2011 9:39 PM EST
Comments: Wishing a Happy and safe New Year to all. From the Fundraising Committee

submitted on December 21, 2011 10:01 AM EST
Comments: Happy Holidays to all TYC Members and your family and friends From:The Commodore and my Family

submitted on September 18, 2011 4:09 PM EDT
Comments: This is a little late, but, Thank you Rick and Jean. We really enjoyed hosting the poker run. Everyone did have a good time. I, personally, can not wait to next years. We as a committee are trying to come up with different things for the club to host and people to participate in.

submitted on August 6, 2011 10:40 AM EDT
Comments: Just wanted to say that we had a great time on the poker run and can't wait till next years. The committee did a fantastic job of organizing and pulling it all together Rick + Jean

submitted on August 5, 2011 2:31 PM EDT
Comments: Congratulations and Thank You to the Fund Raising Committee and all others that helped with the Poker Run. A job WELL DONE

submitted on June 8, 2011 8:51 AM EDT
Comments: It would be nice if members could upload pictures of club related activities. The current pictures are outdated.

submitted on May 15, 2011 8:56 AM EDT
Comments: you might want to look at the gas prices again, it seems that it's cheaper to be a non-member.

submitted on March 22, 2011 7:33 PM EDT
Comments: This is a neat idea. I did not know this was here. I definately agree with Chuck, we should use this more often.

submitted on March 14, 2011 9:00 PM EDT
Comments: Our club needs all the member support now more than ever. "Please" attend club meetings and functions in order to keep costs down as well..thanks P.commodore

submitted on March 10, 2011 8:47 AM EST
Comments: Hello Everyone I would like to see this used more often to place comments suggestions and ideas It will get more people checking the page an we in turn will become more involved in OUR club's future! Thanks Chuck

submitted on May 11, 2010 11:03 AM EDT
Comments: Andrew: Where did you find the neat cannon that was on the last Chatter? Ha! You're the bomb !!!!!! Darryl