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. 

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Diane Barker and R/C Bob Hanelt. Diane's husband, Morgan, is the incoming 2017 SAF Secretary/Treasurer.
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...
Susan and Michael Proudfoot.
R/C Hanelt opened the SAF business meeting at Marin Yacht Club.
Don Bekins and Jerry Eaton.
2016 San Francisco "Cruisers of the Year" trophy that was presented to Jason and Candice Deal for their 2016 cruising from Hobart, Tasmania... more...
A guest at our SAF meeting was Ron Holland, NZ Naval Architect.
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...
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...
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...
Steve Hunt and David Fullagar.
L-R, Noelle Leca, Beau and Stacey Vrolyk.
Michael Moradzadeh and Beau Vrolyk.
SAF member and retired Panama Canal pilot, Doug Finley, contributed some of his experiences to Capt. Thomas' presentation.
Craig listened to our SAF business meeting before his presentation.
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...
Commodore Jim Binch addresses members and guests. It was a very informative and positive presentation about the future of the CCA.
Chris Parkman and Bob Van Blaricom.
CCA Burgee hanging in the Golden Gate Room of the St. Francis Yacht Club.