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February Meeting Notes

CASTAWAYS ELECTRIC BOAT CLUB

Meeting Notes for February 9, 2017

 

Executive mtg attendance:         Ron Saunders (President)

Mike Pepe (Vice President)

David Cylenica (Secretary)

Ken Ryker (Maintenance)

Larry Minton (Maintenance)

Mike Roemer (Racing)

Chuck Walz (Treasurer)

Paul Pazitney (Training)

 

-EXECUTIVE MEETING NOTES WERE COMBINED WITH

THE GENERAL MEETING NOTES.

 

-Ron S. reports that we need to save all of our drink and food receipts to offset the cost of the room.  Please turn them into Chuck Walz, treasurer.

-Mike R. gave notice that “A DAY AT THE LAKE” would be on March 23rd at Lake Mira Mar.

-Activity Release forms were handed out.  A reminder that all Club Members must have a form signed every year.  Please see Ron S.  to get a form.

-There will be a demonstration of 3D printing today by Janalyn Peppel, Education Specialist 3D Design, Sales, and Training.

Anyone interested in contacting her (except Rick Smith) may do  so at the website

Create3DModels@gmail.com or 353-339-3603.

 

-Chuck W., Treasurer, reports that all is good.

General Fund-  $766.00

Racing Fund-$1,478.00

Total      $2,244.00

-Chuck also reported that we have Fruitland Park all day on Race days at the Park Pavilion.  We are usually gone by 1:00PM  Anyway.

-Chuck reminded us that we need to have volunteers for April 1st  and or April 8th.

  This is FRUITLAND PARK DAY(s).  “not sure if Chuck meant both days or not.” Please let Chuck know if you can   volunteer.

 Rich B. Safety, reports that we need to set better examples for   those who come to observe on Test and Tune days.  People with children have been getting too close to the water.  Please observe the signs and abide by the rules.

-Larry M, Ken R, Maintenance report that all buoys have been replaced.  Ken reports that the buoy at turn #1 will need to be adjusted.

*If you hit a buoy, PAY FOR IT!

-Dave Buschman will be the “PARTS COORDINATOR.”  He will Coordinate with LETS RACE to order the parts that we use and Need most.  PLEASE LET DAVE KNOW IF THERE IS  SOMETHING YOU NEED FROM “LETS RACE.”

-Paul P, training, mentions that the rules committee has come up With some new rules and that all members, Racers, and Non racers alike need to read them.  Pit-Men need to know what to   do to avoid what happened last week when there was no one providing Pit service to a racer.

-MOTION made by Dave Buschman that “ALL OFF SHORE  RACE BOATS MUST GO AROUND THE “OFF SHORE  BUOY.”

-This is in regard to the issue of “OFF SHORE” racing and going  around the appropriate buoy before the start.  The new rule will also include proper MILLING before the race starts.

-Rules committee will cover the New Rule that will need to be put before the club for a vote.

-Ron S will address the issue of a proper THANK YOU message to  the Dive (Scuba) Club for retrieving our sunken boats.

-EXPO is set for February 25th and 26.  Roger (scale boats) has the  Sign up sheet.  We will need some volunteers.

 

NEW BUSINESS

-Ken Ryker will build HYDRO CLASS boats with everything included but the batteries.  COST, $600.00

-There is a CAR SWAP meet at the Rohan center and boats can be  Included if there is any interest.  Vote was taken.  Not enough interest.

 

MOTION TO ADJOURN, SECONDED BY KEN

3D PRESENTION WAS MADE by Janalyn Peppel.