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Recent Posts:
Steak Out – Activity Page – posted 5/29/15
Spring Pilot – Newsletter Page – posted 5/11/15
HandbookUpdates – Cruise Sched, Boat Roster – foot of Home Page – posted 5/10/15
Oyster Roast Photos – Activity Page – posted 4/14/15
Handbook Updates – Cruise Sched, Flag Officers, Boat Roster – foot of Home Page – posted 3/30/15
Updated Cruise Schedule – Calendar Page – posted 3/30/15
Member Photos – Home Page (after SCOO Officers) – posted 2/9/15
Handbook Updates – Seminar & Cruise Schedule, Flag Officers – foot of Home Page – posted 2/9/15
Membership Application update – foot of Home page – posted 2/6/15
Sponsorship Requirements & Application update – foot of Home page – posted 2/6/15
Annual Meeting Photos – Activity Page – posted 1/28/15
Fall/Winter Pilot – Newsletter Page – posted 1/11/15
South River Wind-Up – Activity Page – posted 1/11/15
Morehead City – Activity Page – posted 1/11/15
Clubfoot Creek – Activity Page – posted 1/11/15
Ocracoke Cruise – Activity Page – posted 1/11/15
Updated By Laws – Foot of Home Page – posted 1/4/15
Commodore Cup results/photos – Activity Page – posted 10/21/14

Upcoming Events:
Jul 31 – Blue Moon South River Overnighter
Ray & Kathy Ruppert 249-1162
Update 7/27/15
Blue Moon South River Overnighter- LAST CALL
July 31st, 2015
Come Enjoy a Summer Salad, a Simmering Summer Sunset and a Stunning Blue Moon
Date: July 31st, 2015 (No Rain Date)
Time: 1700 hrs. (5:00 pm)
Location: Southwest Creek, South River
Directions: Go past the cemetery on the left near the mouth of the South River; continue up the South River approximately 18 – 20 minutes more. Southwest Creek is on the right.
Details: Monitor Channel 72
We’ll raft up for dinner only and anchor separately overnight.
We’ll have cool summer salads for supper so bring your favorite summer salad to share.
BYOB.
We’ll supply pre-supper munchies, plates, eating utensils and napkins.
RSVP by July 28th to Cruise Captains: Ray and Kathy Ruppert at 252-249-1162 or rruppert@centurylink.net
As always, in case of questionable weather, it is up to each captain to make the decision to participate or continue.
Comments: Sponsors – this is an easy way for prospective members to satisfy their membership requirement for an overnight cruising event.
Encourage them to participate – better yet – join them for what promises to a delightful evening in a beautiful, isolated location close to home.
Update 7/15/15
Come Enjoy a Summer Salad, a Simmering Summer Sunset and a Stunning Blue Moon
Time: 1700 hrs. (5:00 pm)
Location: Southwest Creek, South River
Directions: Go past the cemetery on the left near the mouth of the South River; continue up the South River approximately 18 – 20 minutes more. Southwest Creek is on the right.
Details: Monitor Channel 72
We’ll raft up for dinner only and anchor separately overnight.
We’ll have cool summer salads for supper so bring your favorite summer salad to share.
BYOB.
We’ll supply pre-supper munchies, plates, eating utensils and napkins.
RSVP by July 28th to Cruise Captains: Ray and Kathy Ruppert at 252-249-1162 or rruppert@centurylink.net
As always, in case of questionable weather, it is up to each captain to make the decision to participate or continue.
Comments: Sponsors – this is an easy way for prospective members to satisfy their membership requirement for an overnight cruising event.
Encourage them to participate – better yet – join them for what promises to a delightful evening in a beautiful, isolated location close to home.
Ray Ruppert:

Aug 10-13 – Ocracoke Village Cruise
Donna & Jerry Luh:
Update 7/18/15
If you are planning to make the SCOO Cruise to Ocracoke Island between August 10 – 13, 2015, please let me know if you are interested in attending the Ocrafolk Opry on Wednesday night, August 12th. The show starts at 8pm and ends at 10pm with tickets costing $15 each. Since advance sales are encouraged, I’d like to let the Opry know how many tickets we need by Wednesday, August 5th.
You may check out their web site at www.molassescreek.com/ and view some of their promotion videos.
Jerry and I sure hope you will join in on the fun we’ll have on this cruise. Sign up now by emailing us your intentions on bluejacket@embarqmail.com. If you have any questions, please call us on 252/670-4338.
Donna Luh
Update 7/16/15
Reservation Deadline: August 6, 2015
Come sail with us to Ocracoke. We have added a day to the trip to allow for more time to relax and explore the island.
The activities schedule has not been set until we find out how many cruisers are planning to set sail. There will be at least one happy hour, a pot luck dinner, a low country boil (depending on attendance and cost), and some game time.
Please contact your cruise captains Jerry and Donna Luh thru bluejacket@embarqmail.com or call us on 252/670-4338 if you plan to join us on the cruise to Ocracoke. We ask that you let us know if this is your first time to cruise to Ocracoke and provide the following information:
Participant (s) Name _____________________________________
Boat Name _____________________________________
Cell Phone No. _____________________________________
E-Mail Address _____________________________________
Each participant will receive an update of activities and a participant list before departure.
We hope to see you on the water and headed for Ocracoke on August 10th.
Notice and Registration Form

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

Sep 12-13 – Oriental Cup Regatta (ODC, not a SCOO event)

Sep 22-25 – Morehead City, Cape Lookout Picnic & Lighthouse Tour
Cruise Captain needed

Sep 30 – Commodore Cup – Pecan Grove Marina
Cruise Captain needed

Oct 9-11 – Smell the Flowers Mum Fest Boat Party – New Bern
Ray & Kathy Ruppert 249-1162
Update 6/26/15
Greetings Everyone!
Dreaming of cooler weather? Make those dreams come true! Book your slip now for the “Smell the Flowers- Mumfest Boat Party” cruise. The cruise is October 9 -11, 2015. We will be staying at New Bern Grand Marina. The marina is adjacent to the DoubleTree Hotel and is in easy walking distance to the festival. The festival is very popular and the marina often has a waiting list for boats wanting slips during this event. We already have four boats signed up!! Slip fees are $2.00 per foot per day. However, if you are a member of Boat US the rate is $1.50 per foot per day. Electricity is $3.00 per day. You may also anchor out and use your dinghy. Those wishing to make a reservation should call Nancy at 252-638-0318 or email her at marina@newbernhilton.com. Tell her you are with the Sailing Club of Oriental so that she can attempt to put us in adjacent slips. Please let us know when you make a reservation. We’ll have detailed information on the cruise closer to the actual date. Questions? Give us call or email us.
See you on the water!
Ray and Kathy Ruppert, Lady K, 252-249-1162
rruppert@centurylink.net
Update 5/10/15
Kathy and I have the pleasure of being the cruise captains for the “Smell the Flowers- Mumfest Boat Party” cruise. The cruise is October 9 -11, 2015. We will be staying at New Bern Grand Marina. The marina is adjacent to the DoubleTree Hotel and is in easy walking distance to the festival. The purpose of this email is to recommend that if you plan to participate in this SCOO sailing event you book your slip now. The festival is very popular and the marina often has a waiting list for boats wanting slips during this event. Slip fees are $2.00 per foot per day. However, if you are a member of Boat US the rate is $1.50 per foot per day. Electricity is $3.00 per day. You may also anchor out and use your dinghy. Those wishing to make a reservation should call Nancy at 252-638-0318 or email her at marina@newbernhilton.com. Tell her you are with the Sailing Club of Oriental so that she can attempt to put us in adjacent slips. Please let us know when you make a reservation. We’ll have detailed information on the cruise closer to the actual date. Questions? Give us call or email us.
See you on the water!
Ray and Kathy Ruppert “Lady K”
252-249-1162
rruppert@centurylink.net

Oct 13-16 – Little Washington Cruise with stop in Bath
Bob & Stacy Taylor 745-4630

Oct 27 – South River Pizza Fall Cruise
Bill & Phyllis Chaplik 249-0275

Jan 16 2016 – Annual Change of Watch Meeting – Flame, New Bern
Social Committee

SCOO Officers:
Commodore: Jerry Buckman (252-249-0840) Email
Vice Commodore: Joe Glorioso
Rear Commodore: Ray Ruppert
Secretary: Catherine Baxley
Treasurer: Bob Taylor
Board of Governers:
Term thru 2015: Beth Michne, Elizabeth Buckman
Term thru 2016: Jerry Luh, Catherine Baxley
Term thru 2017: Nelda Coates, Bob Pittman
Nominations Committee: Penny Monell (chair), Beth Michne, Jerry Buckmann
Social Committee Chair: Chris Behre
Membership Chair: Beth Michne
Pilot Editor: Gordon Kellogg (252-249-2130) Email
E-Mail Provider: Chris Behre (252-249-1059) Email
Webmaster: Les Smith (919-812-4721) Email
Handbook: Cheryl Crowley
Social Committee: Walter & Mary Ann Brown, MaryAnne Lind, Nelda Coats, Mary Duffie, Melissa Levallee, Dan & Dottie Miller, Tony & Evelyn Scozzafava, Donna Luh, Cyndy Little, Walter & Dawn Hoyle, Dave & Kay DeSalvo, Bill & Phyllis Chaplik, Chris & Jamie Behre.
SCOO Board Meetings: to be advised
Meetings are held at the Oriental Town Hall at 0930 hours, all SCOO members are welcome to attend. 2015 meeting dates are Feb 23, May 4, Aug 3, Nov 12.

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

SCOO Forms:
SCOO Membership Application (updated 2/6/15)
SCOO Reimbursement Form (posted 2/8/13)

Updated Handbook Pages:
SCOO Seminar Schedule (posted 2/9/15)
SCOO Cruise Schedule (posted 5/10/15)
SCOO Event & Cruising Considerations (updated 2/7/13)
2015 Flag Officers & Management (updated 3/30/15)
SCOO 2013 Marine & Business Directory (updated 2/7/13)
2015 Boat Roster (updated 5/10/15)
SCOO Sponsorship Requirements & Application Form (updated 2/6/15)
SCOO Cruise Captain Checklist (updated 2/8/13)
SCOO By-Laws (posted 1/4/15)
1K Nautical Mile Award (updated 2/18/14)