CLOSING OUT THE YEAR AND PLANNING FOR A NEW ONEA new slate of officers was elected and plans for the new boating year were the focus at BCYC’s annual meeting November 4th at the Fleet Reserve Club. The new officers to be installed at the Commodore’s Ball January 26th are: Commodore: John Loving; Vice-Commodore: Bill Kranzer; Rear Commodore – Bob Higginbotham; Fleet Captain – Guy Collins; Secretary – Bonnie Hetzel; Treasurer – Mary Bowie; and, Board of Governors: Terry Bidnick and Colin Soucy were elected to join Ted Edmunds, Jamie Ritter, Shay Collins and Mary Ross. A BCYC fleet headed South later in November; The five boats and crew were: Bill and Geraldine Falk, on Tug for Two; Colin and Chris Soucy on Fandango; John and Pam Loving on Compass Rose; John and Maddie Yates on Indy; and, Bill and Karen Kranzer on Quaich. The five captains, all military veterans, celebrated Veterans Day, November 11th at Wrightsville Beach, NC. On December 6th, many Club members plan to join the Annapolis Midnight Madness events. For those remaining in the Annapolis area, December 16th will be the occasion for a Holiday Brunch at Oyster Cove Villa, Grasonville, hosted by JJ. Sullivan Jr. and Juliana Nedd.