Opening Day on San Francisco Bay and the Blessing of the Pleasure Craft
Join in this old tradition at CYC, with Opening Day festivities going back to the 1800s and the blessing celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
CORINTHIAN YACHT CLUB
OPENING DAY WEEKEND
April 27 and 28, 2013
Registrations and reservations are a Must! Sign-up below
Boat Decorating, Interfaith Observance, the Potomac, the Jeremiah O'Brian, Solemnity, Hilarity, and Frivolity.
Bring your Decorated Boat
Saturday, April 27th & Sunday, April 28th OPENING DAY WEEKEND It’s not too early to plan!
The theme for this year’s Opening Day on the Bay April 28th is “The Great Race”. Decorated Boat Contest & Member Cruise-In
Decorate your boat to celebrate PICYA’s theme “The Great Race”, or help someone else decorate.
Come to enjoy great company, music, food, & fun.
14:00 - 16:00 hours ~Decorated Boat Judging
12:00 to 20:00 hours ~ Pelican Grill Open
15:30 to 20:00 hours ~ Dancing to Music by Ralph Banuelos
Trophy Presentation for Best Decorated Boats Will be Held on Sunday
Member Cruise-In ~ Sign up early by contacting Doug Owen at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 415.892.0809 no later than April 13th;
Regular & Life Members Only; May be required to raft up;
Fee $35; Cancellation policy in effect.
Please note that the hoist will be closed Saturday & Sunday.
A Full Weekend
It is the 50th Annual Blessing of the Pleasure Craft and a fun filled weekend is planned for CYC members. The USS POTOMAC will be the blessing vessel this year making it extra special.
OPENING DAY SCHEDULE
Sunday 28 April, 2013
08:00 Religious Service and Flag Raising Ceremony
Blessing of the Yachts in the Corinthian Harbor
09:00 Breakfast Program in the Ballroom
11:00 - 12:30 Blessing of the Pleasure Craft in Raccoon Strait
12:00 - 18:30 Pelican Grill Open with Special Opening Day Fare
14:00 - 18:00 Dancing on the Deck to Music by
The Cole Tate Ensemble
15:00 Presentation of Decorated Boats Awards
20:00 Bar Closes