Notice of Meeting – GYA Winter Meeting 1/8/2021-1/10/2021

TO: Commodores of General and Affiliate Members
GYA Executive Committee
GYA Past Commodores
GYA Standing Committee and Council Chairmen
GYA Coordinator of each GYA General Member Club
GYA Associate Members

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The Winter Meeting of the Gulf Yachting Association will be held on January 8 – 10, 2021 at the Pensacola Yacht Club, 1897 Cypress Street, Pensacola, FL 850.432.7006. Since some mailing/email addresses may have changed since the last meeting, please distribute this information to the appropriate contacts at your club.

Please find attached proposed changes from the Racing Regulations Committee, Capdevielle Committee and the By-laws Committee, these proposals will be presented at the Board of Directors meeting on Sunday. A detailed schedule is attached.

Friday, January 8,2021
1800 Executive Committee Meeting & Dinner

Saturday, January 9,2021
0830 Registration
0900 Committee Meetings start according to schedule
1800 Cocktail hour
1900 GYA Annual Awards Dinner Banquet with guest speaker Tucker Thompson
RSVP no later than Jan. 4, 2021 or 850-492-4802

Sunday, January 10, 2021
0900 Committee Meetings continue
1030 Board of Directors Meeting

GYA COMMODORES – GENERAL MEMBER CLUBS – Your club’s attendance is very important. If you cannot attend the Board meeting, please send a WRITTEN NOTICE naming your club’s representative to the GYA Secretary-Treasurer via mail: 1245 Kensington Drive, Biloxi, MS 39530, email, or hand deliver prior the start of meeting.

All Club Commodores and their members are invited to attend the Annual Awards Banquet. The banquet will be held on Saturday evening at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The banquet cost will be $40.00 per person, all inclusive (cash bar). Please make your dinner reservations by January 4, 2021 via email to or by calling 850.492.4801. Please note there is no cross-club charging at Pensacola Yacht Club.

The GYA has been offered a special room rate at the Courtyard Pensacola downtown, 700 East Chase St, Pensacola, FL., 850.439.3330. You may book online or by calling and using booking group code name Gulf Yachting Association.

Your GYA Flag Officers look forward to seeing you at the Winter meeting hosted at Pensacola Yacht Club. Please wear your appropriate blazer, club badge and dress slacks for the meeting.

Jennifer Schmidt
GYA Secretary/Treasurer
(228) 669-7518