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Cruising Club - Sailing the Mac | Roger Huber (Final of 2018)


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The Cruising Club meets on the second Sunday of the month, November - April in the Commodore's Room. The social hour starts at 2:00 p.m. followed by the program at 3:00 p.m. Dues this season will be $10 per person which includes beer, wine or soda. You can bring snacks or appetizers to share if you like. If you have experienced river, ocean or island cruisings, please consider giving a program and sharing your adventures with others. For more information, contact Judy Moroz jam@bradley.edu | 309.274.2684 or Betsy Field efield@eureka.edu | 309682.7572.

Roger plans to review his time as a member of the crew on
board Elysium 2, a Tartan 3700 owned by Fred and Sue Bally.
With a crew of 6-7 guys, who were primarily IVY Club members, we spent three days on the water racing and then another three days living on the boat in the harbor creating bonds and memories that will last a lifetime.

Even though we were in the cruising division, with Fred as our captain, we were always in the hunt for that first place bragging rights flag. For six years in a row, we got a little older and wiser with each conquest.

We proved that as sailors who learned to sail and race out of the IVY Club on our small and shallow body of water, that we could be quite competitive in open water regattas.