Monday, April 12, 2010

Tulip Regatta Thanks...

Once again my heartfelt thanks to all those who helped to make this year's Tulip Regatta the best ever!  I lost my cheat sheet on Sunday so my very faulty memory caused me to not mention some folks whose help was crucial in having all of the details come out right!  

Tulip chairman - Walt Meagher


Foss Heating & Air conditioning - Willie Gravelly
West Yacht Sales - Fred West
Whidbey Island Bank - Dixie David
Cap Sante Marine - Richard Wright
Wilson Motors - Rick Wilson
Northwest Rigging - Andy Schwenk
Anacortes Brewery donated a keg of beer
Trident Seafood donated the Alaska, line caught Silver salmon.
Jennifer Bowman for donating the Tulip Regatta official art that is on the T-shirts, trophies and the original art to be auctioned with proceeds going towards the new AYC youth sailing program.

Kevin Welch & Dave Thompson for on-line registration development & web site support.

Andy Schwenk - 2010 Race Committee Chair

Mac Madenwald & Wendy Gray for organizational help, doing registrations and T-shirt production & procurement.

Kyle Saum for scoring & race committee work

Protest committee - Fred Ableman

Bar tenders - Pam Edwards, Brandy Britton, Nancy Elliott, Terry Dorn for manning the outdoors keg etc.

Vic Childs for PRO work & crew; Sandy Meissner, Chuck Rust

AYC chase boat - Commodore Ed Kennedy & Chuck Rust, Sean McKim

Brad Blymyer for using his boat for 2nd chase boat & his video work.  Nathan Garner for chase boat work.

Andy & Stephanie for organizing the SC 27 NW championships at Tulip!

Jerry Hemme for photo boat service, Wayne Martin for video taking, Chris Gill for still photos.

Pat Barrett for MC duty

Food preparation help: Dave Thomson, Thomas Childs, Jeri Gun, Dick Britton, Phil & Madeleine Case, Bryan Sundholm, Kim Kelly, Jeri Gunn, Laurie Gillmer.

Sunday chili feed:  Jeri Gunn in charge,

Allan Graves for cooking 1/2 of the potatoes at his home!

Bill Bowman, Sean Kelly & Jan Chapman


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