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Scuba4Good Music Festival 2024

Scuba4Good Music Festival 2024

The Coral Ridge Yacht Club Sailing and Watersports Foundation is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the Scuba4Good Music Festival in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea on Saturday, June 1st. This family-friendly event features some of Fort Lauderdale’s most popular local bands. Try some tasty food from local restaurants as well as local craft beer, wine and seltzers. Stroll through the vendor village where you can meet with local vendors, businesses and other

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log – June 2024

As we move toward the summer months and many of our members and Foundation Supporters head north, we look forward to your return.  Our work at the Foundation is very busy with the Summer Sailing Camp in full swing.  At this writing the first three of our four sessions are completely sold out.  Session number 4 which is from July 29 – August 9th still has a few spots available. 

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Summer sailing camp 2023

Sailing Camp – Summer 2024

The Foundation is proud to announce that we are offering another summer sailing camp in cooperation with the city of Fort Lauderdale. The camp will be held at our brand new sailing and watersports center and we will have all brand new equipment for our kids to enjoy. There will be four 2-week sessions to choose from on the following dates: *Camp starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:00

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Coral Ridge Yacht Club Art Regatta

Art Regatta Photo Gallery

The Coral Ridge Yacht Club hosted our first “Art Regatta” at the club on April 11th. Local sailors from our club and the Lauderdale Yacht Club participated in a fun sailing regatta featuring sails decorated by local artists.

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log – May 2024

I have a lot to report in this writing.  The Party with a Purpose which was held on March 23, was an enormous success financially as well as an outstanding evening with many highlights.  A huge thank you to the staff and chef for an outstanding dinner and the service was impeccable as well.  We exceeded all expectations in every respect.  For those of you who noticed our 2024 donation

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log – April 2024

As I write this article, we are all busy planning for the Party with a Purpose scheduled for March 23rd.  This will be our fifth major fund-raising event and anticipate the best one yet.  As always it features a gourmet dinner, complimentary cocktails, a great silent auction and entertainment and dancing.  For those of you who attended, Thank You Very Much.  For those who were unable to make it we

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log – March 2024

THE PARTY WITH A PURPOSE IS ONLY A FEW WEEKS AWAY.  I am sure you have all received your invitations in the mail a couple of weeks ago.  If you have not responded please do so and join us for a very special evening.  It is not only a great evening, but it is for a great cause that benefits the club and the community.  You will enjoy a gourmet

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log – February 2024

At this early date the support for our major fundraising event “THE PARTY WITH A PURPOSE” has been great.  As I wrote this article on January 10th, we already have over 40 reservations. Reservations to date have been made with me or members of the Foundation Board but we will make arrangements for you to make reservations directly with the club.  We will also be sending out invitations well in

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log – January 2023

As we look back at 2023 and the Foundation’s success, we look forward to the new challenges that face us during 2024.  In last month’s article I pointed out some of our achievements and what we have done to expand and improve our programs for CRYC and the Community.  Although we work hard to create donations and grants from outside sources, it is still our members that provide us with

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log – December 2023

As we welcome our Snowbird friends back to our sunny weather and warm reception at CRYC we all look forward to a great 2024 with our friends and enjoying all the nice events at the club and the opening of THE POINT.  Your Foundation had a great year in 2023 including the most successful sailing camp ever at CRYC.  We enhanced the Club experience by providing a program for our

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log – October 2023

It was great to see the front page of the Log that featured the 2023 Sailing Program.  I hope it piqued the interest of some of our new members in our programs.  The summer sailing camp is our major event for the year, but as most of you know we help in many areas for the benefit of the club members and the community in keeping with our mission statement.

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log – September 2023

As you read this article, we have completed our most successful sailing program with the support of our partners, The City of Ft. Lauderdale and Lauderdale Yacht Club. Our new sailing Center Provided an excellent facility in every respect. We also thank St. Marks School for providing us three Sailboats suitable for adults and more advanced sailors.  They are, as is all of our equipment, available for your use at

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Scuba diving at CRYC

Get Scuba Certified at CRYC

Classes now available at the Coral Ridge Yacht Club Your Foundation has arranged for CRYC members to take the following PADI Scuba Diving courses at the club. All pool sessions will be held in the club pool by PADI certified instructors from Gold Coast Scuba. Open water dives will arranged through South Florida Diving Headquarters out of the Hillsboro Inlet. It is recommended that you complete your online course work

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Demo Day SUP

Demo Day Photo Gallery

Our inaugural “Demo Day” was a tremendous success. We had a great turnout with members participating in all of our watersports activities. Scuba diving and tankless diving were both very popular with dozens of members taking part in the Discover Scuba and Nomad Experiences. At our new Sailing and Watersports Center the stand up paddleboards (SUPs) were a huge hit. Members of all ages toured Sunrise Bay on one of our

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log Article – June 2023

The Sailing Center is ready to go as are we for the 2023 Sailing Program. We have overcome our greatest obstacle which was to hire three coaches for the program. Now that it is done, we are working with the City and LYC putting together the logistics. I am sure that will be done by the time you read this article. Members have shown great interest in the program, and

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Demo Day at CRYC

Demo Day – Sunday, June 11th

Check out the new Sailing and Watersports Center and learn more about your Foundation Your Foundation is sponsoring a “Demo Day” on Sunday, June 11th. Join us for a day of watersports demonstrations and fun for the whole family. Members of all ages can try sailing, paddle boarding, kayaking, scuba diving and tankless diving with the Blu3 Nomad dive system. Instructors and vendors will be available to assist and all equipment

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log Article – April 2023

In our continued effort to promote donations to the Foundation we have started to apply for Grants. We have only just started this effort but I am glad to announce that we have received a very generous grant from the International Order of the Blue Gavel Humanitarian Foundation.The Blue Gavel is an association of Yacht Club Past Commodores Worldwide. I have been a member for many years as have other

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log Article – March 2023

As you read this article you would have already received your invitation to the Party with a Purpose which is scheduled for Saturday night, March 25, 2023. This is your Foundation’s major fund-raising event for the year and enables us to continue our good work for the club members and the community. It will be a great evening and will feature our silent auction, an elegant cocktail hour, a white

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CRYC Foundation News

Foundation Log Article – February 2023

As many of you have noticed the construction of our new Sailing Center at the NW portion of our property on Sunrise Bay is well underway but unfortunately will not be complete by the date, we had set for Foundation Day on February 11.  The Sailing Center was to be an important part of the Foundation Day events and rather than work around it the Board has decided to postpone

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Coral Ridge Yacht Club Foundation

Foundation Day – POSTPONED

Foundation Day has been postponed until completion of the new Sailing and Watersports Center This event will be a poolside event with activities for kids and adults alike. A buffet lunch will be served in the Wheel room and dining will be in the Wheel room or on the Auxiliary Patio. This is an opportunity for new and old members alike to learn more about your CRYC Sailing and Watersports

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