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Cruising the Chesapeake Bay with BCYC

We have some great events coming up!

Upcoming Events

15 Apr 2017 6:00 PM • Sullivan/Nedd "Annapolis" Residence
06 May 2017 • Oyster Cove Club House

BCYC South Upcoming Events

30 Mar 2017 6:00 PM • 18 Seminole Street

New Events Calendar


The Event Calendar for 2017 is now available to view and print. Just click on the link Calendar & Events

The Spring Cruise Itinerary Is Now Available

Please Click Here Spring Cruise 2017

BCYC South Kick Off

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Membership Activities

It is time to renew your membership for 2017. Please Login and visit your profile to make your payment. For more detail on how to do this click on this link. Renew My Membership

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Many New Pictures Of 2016 Events Are Now Available

          

Go To BCYC Photos 2016 For More

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Photo By Terry Bidnick                   Photo By Laura Treuth

Commodore's Blog

  • 11 Mar 2017 3:09 PM | Tom Bernhart (Administrator)

    From Terry Bidnick:

    At the last club function in 2016, the Christmas Happy Hour, I was given a binder, with an abstract picture of a boat in full sail under a bright sun. On a cold winter night in January, I opened the binder, not knowing what to expect. It contained a number of items of minor interest, such as bidding sheets for silent auction items, photocopies of payment checks, and contracts for club events held at hotels. Then I came to a title page that had a colorful club burgee, and the words, “Back Creek Yacht Club, History 2001 - 2007. The following pages proved to be a treasure. “In the Beginning..” the founding of the club, year by year list of events, photos, names of officers, (some names very familiar to me, others whom I had no recollection of hearing), directories, calendars, even sadly, an obituary or two, and an occasional note of joy and enthusiasm written by a member about a particular event. Sadly, the historical documentary ends abruptly after 2007. Perhaps the club lost it’s historian, or perhaps the record on paper gradually drifted to a record in cyberspace. Curious, I dug deeper into the club website, and found a historical record there that also terminated about the same time. I did find a photo of a handsome young Wally Stone speaking at an organizing meeting of the club in 2001. Only a listing of club officers was found after 2007, until a plea from Commodore John Loving in 2012 for a volunteer to become club historian. There the trail ends. With the Spring flowers come the Spring dreams of getting back on the water. The flowers along the shores of the bay however have come too soon and too suddenly, and are being knocked cruel blows by the occasional March cold wave. Much as have our dreams of getting on the water. However, it can’t be far off, and before you know it our lucky brethren down south will start their annual migration back to the bay. We look forward to being together again. Safe boating on your return. Commodore Terry Bidnick

PURCHASE BCYC LOGO MERCHANDISE



Club members can now purchase shirts, hats, jackets ice bags and many other items with the BCYC logo embroidered in the location of their choice. All you need to do is pick the items that you want and follow the instructions on the Lands End website. Click on the link to visit the Lands End BCYC Store. Lands End For Members

BCYC RECIPROCITY AGREEMENT

The Back Creek Yacht Club is pleased to announce a unique reciprocity agreement with The Chesapeake Harbour Marina.  Beginning January 1, 2015 all BCYC members will be able to take advantage of the magnificent facilities of the Chesapeake Harbour Marina near Back Creek at significantly reduced rates. Check out the details under the BCYC Members Only Pages. More Info

                                                                                                   

        "It's all about the people!"

BCYC is virtually the best group of boaters, both sail and power, on the Chesapeake! Known as Bak-Yakkers to our Members, we enjoy each others company and know how to have fun. We gather throughout the year at a variety of land and sea events, planned and hosted by our members.  No clubhouse to maintain, no high-priced dues, just great people mingling on or near the water. 


If this intrigues you contact our Membership Chair at the link below and consider joining us at a future event shown on the Calendar and Events Page.  Details about membership can be found on the Membership page.  

 
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