Nawiliwili Yacht Club installs officers, and presents 1999 awards

An evening filled with friends, family and fun took place at the Terrace

Restaurant on Saturday, Jan. 15, when the Nawiliwili Yacht Club (NYC) closed

out 1999 and ushered in 2000 with its annual installment and award

ceremony.

Leading the club into the new century will be Commodore Randall

Hillner, Vice Commodore Tim Perry, Rear Commodore John Bertrand, Fleet Captain

Rick Schunk, Port Captain Allan Chatham and new official, Chaplain Flora

Obayashi.

Trophies were presented to the winners of the 1999 Winter,

Spring, Summer and Fall Buoy races, and to the winners of the Memorial Day and

Labor Day races to Hanalei.

The Marriott Resort and Beach Club sponsored

many of the prizes and other local merchants donated gifts and activities to

the silent auction.

Club members expressed their gratitude to sponsors:

Coca Cola, Hellacious Acres, Holo Holo Charters, Kaua’i Coconut Beach Hotel,

Ohana Helicopters, Outfitters Kauai and Island Style Kauai for their

donations.

In anticipation of next year’s award ceremony, members are

already looking forward to the opportunity to bring home trophies at the end of

2000. The 2000 race season will begin on Saturday, Feb. 12, at 2 p.m.

Saturday’s schedule will continue through October along with races

beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays.

The public is invited to join the race

committee at the Nawiliwili jetty to watch the races and cheer on the

competitors.

For information on how to join the Nawiliwili Yacht Club, call

membership chairperson Becky Chatham at 821-1948.

The Nawiliwili Yacht Club

is a nonprofit organization established in 1978.

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