“ Shiny sails forward ” within the Provincetown Yacht Membership Report of 1951
March 13, 1879
A suspicious-looking crowd gathered at “Thompson’s” on Monday evening, who, judging by the hampers, buckets and packages they carried, had been both hunched over a merry picnic or about to to make a decided and determined raid on the residence of an unsuspecting citizen. . The latter turned out to be the very fact, and Mr. Henry S. Hutchings and his household had been the victims. –
The little resistance provided was rapidly overcome, and the victorious military entered into calm and normal possession of the place.
Social video games had been the order of the day. This wonderful recreation Co -; by the way in which reader, have you ever ever performed in copenhagen? It’s fascinating to look at the quiet approach through which an bizarre girl will attempt to get her to flee this impending kiss, and on the identical time make it seem as if she is in a determined hurry. And with what frenzied zeal a easy man will endanger his neck in a mad effort to seize a kiss from a runaway younger woman. Alas! If it hadn’t been for Copenhagen, a few of us would by no means get or give a kiss. Later that night, a hearty meal unfolded which a merry occasion did justice to. Our thanks go to our gracious host and hostess for his or her hospitality. A really nice second, appreciated, we really feel assured, by all of the individuals. However shock events is one thing like hanging out, we solely need the expertise as soon as. Neighbor Hutchings was most likely prepared to agree with us on this the following morning.
March 17, 1938
The boat operates totally free
Excluding Race Level Bar
The brand new Bedford trawler will
Aground and floats early
At round 4 a.m. on Monday morning, Surfman Leon Kendrick of Coast Guard Station Race Level, on patrol, sighted a big beam trawler stranded on the outer bars two miles northeast of the station. Contact with Race Level station introduced eight males and a surf boat to the scene, however the trawler, Mary R. Mullins of New Bedford, broke free simply because the Coast Guard was about to launch the surf boat.
The Mullin was continuing with a load of fish from land to her house port.
A capsized 14-foot dory was discovered on the seaside half a mile from the scene with oars and different props close by. A damaged or minimize line indicated that the dory had been hooked up to the quickly grounded fishing vessel. The place of the dory indicated that it had capsized on reaching shore.
Boatswain’s Mate First Class Maurice Value was answerable for the next crew members who attended the scene. Boatswain’s Mate First Class Frank Henderson and Surfmen Frank J. Souza, Oscar L. Snow, Leon A. Clark, Leo F. Gracie, Jules A. Serpa and John Ferreira.
March 15, 1951
The commodore sees
Shining sails forward
By Richard D. Gerauld, Commo-
Dore-Elect – Provincetown Yacht
And tennis membership
Final fall Margaret Seaver, Larry Richmond and your correspondent met to contemplate enhancing racing at Provincetown for the 1951 season. Larry agreed to turn into vice-commodore. With the beginning of our first race lower than 4 months away, each skipper should dream of main the fleet throughout the road, each firstly and on the end.
Our first drawback is to finish the composition of a race committee of 5 males. We wish the most effective illustration of the racing fraternity and should have devoted and skilled course setters, starters, timekeepers and barging consultants. John McCoy has mentioned he’ll serve and we ask Frank Santos to start out soliciting expertise within the West Finish. Options to finish the committee needs to be despatched to me instantly. The committee should be an actual working group able to spend the required time on the beginning barge and hard sufficient to report infringements of the racing guidelines.
The distinctive improvement of the 1950 season was the junior race. We will definitely proceed the Junior Sequence all through this summer season with the common time being Saturday afternoon. In the beginning of the season, the Juniors will likely be known as to a gathering for a dialogue on the foundations and the group. They need to have their very own officers and extra duty for operating their races. If there’s sufficient curiosity, the Juniors could need to problem the Wellfleet Juniors. . . .
It appears uncertain that we can keep the room on the finish of the city wharf this summer season. Both approach, nonetheless, we anticipate extra sociability for the skippers and crews. On the very least, we’ll meet up each two weeks on the Membership Home to swap threads, resell races, watch crusing films and clean up. Along with the normal Labor Day dinner, we hope to have a Membership Pleasure Evening in July. The New York Yacht Membership will likely be on the town round mid-August and we’ll offer them some hospitality. . . .