Friday, December 7, 2012
The 30th annual parade of glimmering boats will sail from 6 to 8 p.m.
Spa Creek and the Annapolis Harbor will twinkle Saturday evening as 40 to 50 vessels covered in thousands of lights glide across the water for the annual Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade. The boats will follow two parade routes from 6 to 8p.m. One parade circles the Annapolis Harbor, and the other floats down Spa Creek past the Spa Creek Bridge and almost to the Truxtun Park waterfront. The annual event is celebrating its 30 year, and for the first time portions of the parade can be watched at home live by visiting www.eyclightsparade.org. Eastport Yacht Club members and their friends can watch from the clubhouse starting at 5 p.m. Non-members can watch from: Do you have a favorite place to watch the lights parade?
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Police reported that someone broke into the club on First Street and took five bottles of alcohol totaling $150.
Someone broke into the Eastport Yacht Club and stole five 1-liter bottles of alcohol worth $150 on Sept. 24, according to Annapolis Police. The missing bottles initially went unnoticed until a weekly inventory on Friday showed a significant discrepancy, police said. The yacht club's general manager questioned his employees and then reviewed the club's surveillance footage. He reportedly spotted an unknown person enter the bar area—when it was closed—and take a bottle of Johnnie Walker Red, Johnnie Walker Black, Beefeater Vodka and Conquistador Tequila from a cabinet behind the bar. The general manager told police the suspect entered through an unlocked door to the bar. The Eastport Yacht Club started a substantial expansion project in …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Here are some ideas of where to go and what to do this weekend in Annapolis.
The "Going Out Guide" is a weekly feature on Annapolis Patch that lists what's happening in and around the city for the coming weekend. From concerts to art shows, the guide strives to let people know everything there is to do. If you have an event that you think should be included, email: Annapolis@patch.com with "Going Out Guide" in the title. Events lasting more than one day are listed on the first day they start. What: Pints and Pups-A doggie happy hour on the patio featuring live music and complimentary treats for your four-legged friends from Paws pet boutique. When: 4 p.m. Where: Fado Irish Pub, 1 Park Place Cost: Free What: Eastport Yacht Club Spring Cotillion-A public block party to celebrate "marine wizards" who work in the …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The demolition of three buildings makes way for the club to expand its clubhouse and enhance its junior sailing and racing programs.
Last month, the Eastport Yacht Club (EYC) started clearing land to expand operations and make room for boat storage. In all, three buildings were demolished, two of which were homes and the third was a yacht broker's office. "We're expanding our clubhouse in order to enhance our junior-sailing operations and our race operations," said Rick Jackson, the club's commodore. The two homes involved have been owned by the EYC for quite some time, he said. "The club bought one of them 15 years ago and the other about 10 years ago," said Jackson. With the expansion will come room that's long been needed for the club. "We've never had adequate facilities for the juniors," Jackson said. "They'll now have a classroom, a dedicated office and storage…