11/2/16 SAF Meeting at Marin YC

Wednesday, November 2nd Lunch Meeting at Marin Yacht Club, San Rafael, CA.  Our speaker, Capt. Craig Thomas, delivered an excellent presentation on Commercial Ship Operations on San Francisco Bay and the Delta. 

Diane Barker and R/C Bob Hanelt. Diane's husband, Morgan, is the incoming 2017 SAF Secretary/Treasurer.
R/C Hanelt opened the SAF business meeting at Marin Yacht Club.
A guest at our SAF meeting was Ron Holland, NZ Naval Architect.
Steve Hunt and David Fullagar.
Chris Parkman and Bob Van Blaricom.
Don Bekins and Jerry Eaton.
Mary, in her SAF "Environment of the Seas" report told of history being made last week when 24 countries came together to adopt the world’s... more...
L-R, Noelle Leca, Beau and Stacey Vrolyk.
Craig listened to our SAF business meeting before his presentation.
CCA Burgee hanging in the Golden Gate Room of the St. Francis Yacht Club.
Jim, SAF Membership Chairman, delivered his SAF Membership report, advising the station that two new SAF members had been elected at the Bermuda Fall... more...
2016 San Francisco "Cruisers of the Year" trophy that was presented to Jason and Candice Deal for their 2016 cruising from Hobart, Tasmania... more...
Michael, the SAF and CCA Webmaster delivered his update on the CCA webpages. He reminded us to make sure that our CCA profiles are up to date because... more...
Michael Moradzadeh and Beau Vrolyk.
Wyman Harris, described how he and Gay, would be flying to Palmyra Atoll, lying about 1,000 NM SSE of Hawaii, the next day. Wyman told of a double... more...
Susan and Michael Proudfoot.
An expert on commercial ship operations, himself a tanker captain, Craig tells how most of the commercial ships in San Francisco Bay are deployed to... more...
SAF member and retired Panama Canal pilot, Doug Finley, contributed some of his experiences to Capt. Thomas' presentation.
Commodore Jim Binch addresses members and guests. It was a very informative and positive presentation about the future of the CCA.