Presided by District Commander Andy Papademetriou, N
Cash bar ~ Dinner ~ Celebration
Our traditional Change of Watch evening starts with socializing at the cash bar, Chef Kevin’s signature three-course chicken dinner and the short ceremony of swearing in the officers for the coming Watch. Come to this elegant venue to support America’s Boating Club of Greenwich, meet our officers, enjoy your fellow members and talk boating!
The WINTER 2019/2020 issue of Harbor Light, the newsletter for our club, is now available online. Click here to read it.
Mark your calendar for our upcoming events:
January 15: 7 pm GBYC Movie, beer & popcorn
February 4: Marine Navigation course starts February 28: Dinner at New York Yacht Club March 6: 7 pm Change of Watch, Innis Arden Country Club Old Greenwich March 7: District Winter Council, Fishkill NY
For the first time we will have great music at our holiday party. Our favorite DJ Pierre will play soft music while we chat with fellow boaters over the tasty hors d’oeuvres and delicious meal and then move onto some good music for dancing.
Your Executive Committee is also planning a few fun surprises involving prizes – all will be revealed on the night.
Friday, December 6, 7 pm Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club 9 Grass Island, Greenwich, CT
Please RSVP to Vicki Malara by Monday, December 2nd, by email to GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com and mail a check made out to GSPS for a contribution of $25 per person to: Vicki Malara ~ 18 Innis Lane ~ Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Members are asked to limit their guests to two, and all names should be given to Vicki with the RSVP.
Dr. David Hudson is the research scientist at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, directing the research and conservation program. Before then, he served as an assistant professor at a small college in Atlanta, teaching and doing research on crustaceans. Dave is fluent in Spanish, having lived in Bogotá, Colombia as a Fulbright Fellow after earning his Ph.D. from UConn. His research uses the behavior and physiology of crustaceans and fish to determine the effects of changes in the physical environment (temperature, salinity, sound, etc.) on distributions, survival, and ecology of marine and aquatic organisms. He is also interested in how changing human behaviors impact the survival of species, and how aquaculture can be used to augment food security, economic security, and conservation of marine and aquatic animals.