Welcome Home to SCOO

Recent Posts:
Handbook – foot of Home Page – updated 2/25/16 (Boat Roster, Marine & Business Directory)
Handbook – foot of Home Page – updated 2/22/16 (Boat Roster, Flag Officers, Sponsorship Requirements, Membership Application, Cruise Captain Checklist, Cruise & Seminar Schedules)
Seminar Schedule – Calendar Page – updated 1/24/16
Change of Watch – photos posted 1/20/16
Cruise Schedule – Calendar Page – updated 1/20/16
Commodore Cup – Activity Page – posted 1/15/16
Winter Pilot – Newsletter Page – posted 1/13/16
Boat Roster – foot of Home Page – updated 11/15/15
Mumfest – Activity Page – photos posted 10/12/15, report 10/29/15, addit photos 10/31/15
Bath/Washington – Activity Page – posted 10/18/15

Message from the Commodore:
2016 Commodore’s Message – posted 1/24/16

Upcoming Events:
Jun 7-8 – Dock & Dine – Fairfield Harbor, New Bern
Dick Mannion 249-3676
Update 5/23/16
Join SCOO members on our sailing dock and dine cruise to Northwest Harbor (Fairfield Harbor)
Dock fee is $1.00/foot
For slip reservation, call Northwest Creek Marina at 252-638-4133.
Tell them you are with the Sailing Club of Oriental
Our plan is to have cocktails at 5:00 on the dock and go to dinner around 6:00. Dinner choices will be from the menu.
Please call Donna or Dick Mannion at 249-3676 if you plan to join us. We do need a head count. Or, email manniondd@centurylink.net.
Dick’s cell is 229-9390 and Donna’s is 670-0578.
On June 8 some folks may want to stop at Clubfoot Creek for another overnight.
Please remember this is a “sail-to” event.
Looking forward to a pleasant sail and evening of sea stories.

Jun 10-12 – Hope Regatta – River Dunes (not a SCOO event)
Hope Regatta – June 10-12, 2016
The event, hosted by River Dunes and Oriental Dinghy Club, is a fundraiser for Hope Clinic. We provide free medical care to low-income, uninsured adults in Eastern North Carolina. These folks desperately need our help and will greatly benefit from a successful Regatta Fundraiser.
Hope Regatta Flyer
Hope Regatta
Oriental, NC
June 10-12, 2016
http://www.hoperegatta.com
5 races, including 1 pursuit race
$200 registration includes a 2-night stay at River Dunes, Friday/Saturday meals and entertainment, Sunday breakfast, and an event t-shirt. In addition to awards for the races, the top 3 boats that raise the most money for Hope Clinic will also win a prize. Folks can register online or download a registration form to send by mail.
We have attached a flyer with details about the Regatta. We hope you’ll consider sharing this worthy cause with your membership, friends and patrons. On behalf of our patients, volunteers, and staff, we thank you!
Thanks so much,
Dana Clerkin, Board Member, Hope Clinic
(703) 477-4172 (cell)

Jun 17 Eve of Summer Solstice Race Picnic – Point Marina
Joe & Carol Glorioso 249-2404

Jun 18 – Summer Solstice Race (Joint with ODC / open to all Registered)
Pig Roast after at Dennis & Elaine Snyder’s
Gerry & Cheryl Crowley 249-9802, Gordon Kellogg 249-2130, Dennis & Elaine Snyder 249-6590
Update 5/23/16
Here is the Notice of Event, Notice of Race with registration, entry form.. Please pass this along to anyone who might be interested.
Solstice Sailstice NOE/NOR
Any questions email me at: rhodesrira@gmail.com
Gerry Crowley

Jun 27-30 – Which Way the Wind Blows Cruise – Neuse River
Dick Mannioin 249-3676

Jul 12 – Annual SCOO Picnic – Sea Harbour Yacht Club
Rain Date Jul 13
Joe Glorioso & Social Committee 249-2404

Jul 19-20 – Full Moon Rendezvous – South River
Cruise Captain TBA

Aug 2-4 – Dowry Creek Marina Pool Party – Belhaven
Bob & Stacy Taylor 745-4603

Aug 18 – Moonlight Sail – Oriental
Ray & Kathy Ruppert 249-1162

Aug 26-27 – Dock, Dine & Swim – River Dunes
Cruise Captain TBA

Sep 1 – Regretta Regatta – Sea Harbour Yacht Club
Gerry & Cheryl Crowley 249-9802

Sep 17-18 Oriental Cup Regatta (not a SCOO event)
Neuse Yacht Racing Association – open to all registrants

Sep 12-16 – Morehead City / Cape Lookout Picnic on the Beach & Lighthouse Tour
Pat & Almira Dallas 249-2585

Sep 28 – Commodore’s Cup – Pecan Grove Marina
Joe Glorioso 249-2404, Gordon Kellogg & Social Committee

Oct 7-9 – Smell the Flowers Mumfest Cruise – New Bern
Ray & Kathy Ruppert 249-1162

Oct 17-25 – Southport & Bald Head Island Cruise
Will & Beth Martin 716-812-1370

Oct 28-29 – South River Pizza Rendezous
Chaz & Neilda Coats 249-1616

Jan 14, 2017 – Annual Change of Watch Meeting
Social Committee

SCOO Officers:
Commodore: Joe Glorioso (252-249-2404) Send email
Vice Commodore: Ray Ruppert
Rear Commodore: Chris Behre
Secretary: Catherine Baxley
Treasurer: Bob Taylor
Board of Governers:
Term thru 2016: Jerry Luh, Gordon Kellogg, Jerry Buckmann
Term thru 2017: Nelda Coates, Bob Pittman
Term thru 2017: Pat Dallas, Roger Hammer
Nominations Committee: Eric Lind (chair), Elizabeth Buckmann, Beth Michne
Social Committee Chair: Roger Hammer
Membership Chair: Gordon Kellogg
Pilot Editor: Gordon Kellogg (252-249-2130) Send email
E-Mail Provider: Chris Behre (252-249-1059) Send email
Webmaster: Les Smith (919-812-4721) Send email
Handbook: Kathy Ruppert (252-249-1162) Send email
Social Committee: Social Committee Members
SCOO Board Meetings: to be advised
Meetings are held at the Oriental Town Hall at 0930 hours, all SCOO members are welcome to attend. 2016 meeting dates are Feb 22, May 2, Aug 1 & Nov 7.

SCOO Photo Directory:
Member Photographs taken at 2015 Annual Meeting (posted 2/9/15)

SCOO Forms:
Membership Application (updated 2/22/16)
Reimbursement Form (posted 2/8/13)

Updated Handbook Pages:
2016 Message from the Commodore (posted 2/26/16)
2016 Seminar Schedule (updated 2/22/16)
2016 Cruise Schedule (updated 2/22/16)
2016 Flag Officers & Management (updated 2/22/16)
Event & Cruising Considerations (updated 2/7/13)
Marine & Business Directory (updated 2/25/16)
Boat Roster (updated 2/25/16)
Sponsorship Requirements & Application Form (updated 2/22/16)
Cruise Captain Checklist (updated 2/22/16)
By-Laws (posted 1/4/15)
1K Nautical Mile Award (updated 2/18/14)

SCOO is a cooperating member of BoatUS and members of SCOO who join or renew their membership are eligible for a discount on the annual membership fee.
The SCOO Cooperating Group Number is GA80948S