Sportsmen Yacht Club's
Installation of Officers
Dinner & Dance
Our Theme: "All Hands on Deck"

Saturday, January 28, 2017



The Benediction was delivered by Kathie Hammer,
Pledge of Allegiance led by 1987 Commodore Ed Collins

The 2017 Commodores

Commodore Matt & First Lady Marianne Tate

Rear Commodore Bobby & Angel Brown  Vice Commodore Robert & Denice Babo


Treasurer Marina Faconti & Billy Jones

Secretary Darlene & Bill Moore


2017 Directors:
L-R: Dale Bauer & Debbie,
Bob Buckley,  Neal Draper & Elena, Floyd Simpson & Micheline


The Officers received their Flags to be displayed proudly on their yachts!


Past Commodores' Tables

Commodore Tate's Family & Friends Tables






Outgoing Commodore Doug Horton was unable to attend tonight's festivities due to illness. Our 2016 First Lady Shari carried on and did a great job!



On behalf of outgoing Commodore Doug Horton, Shari receives a Certificate of Appreciation for his hard work and dedication  presented by Commodore Tate.


2016 Director Neal Draper

2016 Director Dale Bauer

2016 Vice Commodore Matt Tate

Darlene Moore

Marina Faconti

Floyd Simpson
2016 Director & Port Captain

Tabitha LaChance
Special Thanks

Robert Babo
2016 Rear Commodore

Debbie Bauer
Audit Coordinator

Bill Moore
Harbor Captain

Bob Buckley
2016 Director & Bar Manager

Ron Allen
Grounds Keeper

Janet Buckley

 Darlene Dawson
PICYA/Club Liaison

Kathie Hammer
Historian/SYC Museum Curator

Freda Lucido

Don Lucido


Carl & Elaine Rasmussen
Fleet Captains

Marianne Tate
Asst, Events Coordinator

Rick Barton

Arleigh Nave



Elena Draper
Ship's Store Manager



Our thanks to the many others who contributed so much but were unable to attend the ceremony.



Let's Dance!


Dancing to the Music of Marcel Marchetti

2017 Commodore Matt Tate & First Lady Marianne


The evening's gourmet meal was prepared especially for us by Chef
Paul Bernhardt & DVC's HRM Catering Team. Our complements to the Chef!
(Chef Paul is an SYC member)



The Evening's Menu:

Japanese Kabocha Bisque
Seasoned with Dashi and Ichimi Togarashi


Sportsmen Yacht Club Seafood Salad Shrimp and Dungeness Crab over Baby Gem Lettuce Served with a Tangy Louie Dressing


Roasted Filet Mignon
With Balsamic Reduction Demi-Glace Served with Winter Vegetables and Truffled Russian Fingerling Potatoes


Chocolate Delight



Sportsmen enjoyed a truly gourmet meal.


The "Commodore Red" wine was made & donated by Commodore Tate.
It was really good!


This year's theme is "All Hands on Deck"  A special video was produced by the talented folks at Sportsmen, demonstrating by voice and dance that this year's theme is for real! Thanks to Dale Bauer, the video is available on You-Tube. Click the All Hands link above.


Now Available - Photos may be viewed in full quality, downloaded, and/or prints may be purchased from Zenfolio



Thanks to Freda Lucido, assisted by Dale Bauer, for the great photo work.