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Lake Champlain Founded 1936

J24 US National Championship
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— Club News —

All Club Events in RED are Postponed

Event Date   -   Time

Day of Week

Season Opener Women's Sailing 6/1/2020 - 1800 Mon.
Afterguard Meeting 6/1/2020 - 1800 Monday
Laser Series 5 6/2/2020 - 1800 Tues
Midweek 2 6/4/2020 - 1815 Thurs
Royal Savage canceled 6/6/2020 - 1030 Sat
Women's Sailing 6/8/2020 - 1800 Mon.
June Afterguard Meeting 6/8/2020 - 1800 Mon
Laser Series 6 6/9/2020 - 1800 Tues
Cookout, J24 Clean-up-TBD 6/11/2020 - 1830 Thurs
Midweek 3 6/11/2020 - 1815 Thurs
Double-Handed Race 6/13/2020 - 1030 Sat
Junior Sailing Begins 6/15/2020 - 0900 Mon-Fri
Women's Sailing 6/15/2020 - 1800 Mon.
Laser Series 7 6/16/2020 - TBD Tues
Midweek 4 6/18/2020 - 1815 Thurs
Odziozo 6/20/2020 - 1030 Sat
Area A Sears Cup 6/20/2020 - TBD Wed-Thurs
Finch Cup 6/21/2020 - 1300 Sun
Women's Sailing 6/22/2020 - 1800 Mon.
Laser Series 8 6/23/2020 - 1800 Tues
Cookout, JAM Class Cleanup-TBD 6/25/2020 - 1830 Thurs
Midweek 5 6/25/2020 - 1830 Tursday
NE Lightning Districts 6/27/2020 - 09:00 Sat-Sun
Sunday Brunch hosted by the Cruisers - open to all members 6/28/2020 - 1000 Sun
Women's Sailing 6/29/2020 - 1800 Mon.
Laser Series 9 6/30/2020 - 1800 Tues
Dear Members,

The MBBC Afterguard met on May 26 and approved the following:

All Club Grounds and Property:
Masks should be worn even if more than 6 feet distancing. Understanding that special circumstances (like physical exertion, heat, being in the water, etc) exist, please use common sense
10 or less in a group
Stay home if you have been exposed to Covid-19 or feel sick at all.
Embrace an Arrive, Play, Leave mentality
Remember- if you are unable to maintain physical distance please dont be at MBBC
Out of state members are reminded to adhere to the governors orders, which currently state that Leisure travel to Vermont - either for the day or overnight - remains prohibited unless the traveler self-quarantines for 14 days upon arrival.

Please remember to maintain 6 distance at all times. You may have to wait to access the docks until others have left.
Masks must be worn on the docks including the work dock.
Please clear the docks as quickly as possible.
No long term boat work on the dock is permitted.

If you use a club dinghy please wipe down all equipment before and after use. Try not to touch other members? dinghies.
The club has sanitizing materials but you should bring your own santizers (hand santiizer, wipes) in case we run short.

Club House:
The first level of the clubhouse will open on June 1st.
Everyone MUST wear a mask while inside the clubhouse and 6 feet physical distancing must be observed.
Entrance and Exit doors will be posted to maintain one-way traffic

Bathrooms will be single occupancy, with the exception of families.
Please wipe down bathroom fixtures before and after use.
Single occupancy signs will be posted on the bathroom doors which should remain closed.

The upper level and the kitchen will remain closed for now.
Junior Sail boats are still in storage in the main room; as soon as Junior Sail boats are moved the upstairs floor will be refinished.

All employees will follow physical distancing, health and sanitation measures in accordance with VHH, CDC, and ACCD quidelines (page 3 in Addendum 13 to Executive Order 01-20)

Junior Sailing:
1. Champ Chase Regatta will be cancelled.
2. Cancel MBBC Junior Sailing in the Traditional Format for 2020. a. No morning instructional program b. No afternoon race program c. All current registrations will be refunded
3. The Committee envisions a modified and scaled-down program consisting of private/semiprivate lessons, which will be defined over the next few weeks.

Other Activities:
Launch service, Entertainment, Racing are suspended until further notice. We are continuing to discuss the feasibility of these activities in consultation with state staff and elected officials and will notify members when decisions are made.

The Afterguard will meet again on Monday, June 1 at 6PM. If you wish to attend the Zoom meeting please let me know and the meeting notice will be sent to you. If you would like to opt-in to receive all future zoom meeting links, please indicate that in your request.

Please be safe, be smart and above all be kind.

John Meeks

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