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FROM THE BRIDGE: We’re Opening!

ALL DANA WEST YACHT CLUB MEMBES: WE’RE OPENING!!   Our Judge Advocate, Phil Eaton, has been diligently checking numerous times a day for quite some time, anticipating the Governor’s approval for Orange County to transition to Stage 2 of the COVID-19...

PORT: Lark Knowles Concert on Memorial Day

You may have seen Lark on a recent commercial, or perhaps on the news or on the cover of the OC Register. Yes, she went viral nationwide for setting up her piano in her San Clemente driveway so she could lift the hearts and somber moods performing uplifting songs we...

Waiting is the hardest part!

The weather is warming up to beautiful blue skies and puffy clouds. Catalina Island is so green from a decent rainy season, and the water is yearning to make way for a hull to chop through the current and swells. Dana Point is not only calling my name, she’s...

Member Appreciation Cards

I’m thrilled to announce that last night (May 19, 2020), the board unanimously voted to thank you with actions rather than words by sending you a “Member Appreciation” gift. We have members that pay every month, and many that pay annually. The members that pay monthly...

Chef Joel’s Dover Sole Piccatta

Pan seared fillet of dover sole, with a butter citrus wine and caper sauce. Served with rice and daily veggies. INGREDIENTS: 8oz Dover Sole1 cup Rice Pilaf4 oz. Daily Veggies2 fl. oz. Citrus Wine2 tbsp. Butter1/2 tbsp. Caper (fried)1 slice Lemon (garish)Pinch of...

“Pilgrimage to SGang Gwaay” by Jim Ferguson

Important goals are seldom easy to accomplish, I guess that’s what makes them soparticularly significant and appealing. For Kathy and me, reaching the Queen CharlotteIslands to visit Gwaii Haanas was an aspiration that had eluded us three times over thelast two years....

“Homeward Bound” by Ron & Cindy Latin

We needed two days to motor sail up to Stuart, Florida, our intended destination and Fantasea’s home port.  We elected to sail north from Ft Lauderdale to Lake Worth (Palm Beach) on the ocean thinking that we may be helped with the northward traveling Gulf...