John Gardner Chapter: January 6, 2017 Meeting Minutes
Introduction of Members, Welcome Guest
and new members
President Dan Nelson opened the meeting at 6:30.
Intendance: Phil Behney, Bill Armitage, Jim Roof, Dave Tang,
Ron Reinhart, Leish Reinhart, John Hacunda, Rob Pittaway,
Alan Barton, Peter Vermilya, Jim Clark, Ellie Czarnowski,
Dane Rochelle, Bill Rutherford and Guest Nicholas Alley.
Minutes for January Meeting
Alan Barton substituted for Steven Barton as sectary. Members
unanimously voted to accept the minutes for 01/06/2017 as
posted on the JGTSCA Web. See online http://www.tsca.net/johngardner/aout.htm.
Treasurer Ellie Czarnowski emailed in her report for period
ending December 15, 2016. Report was unanimously voted to
accept the report which is attached to these Minutes. Expenses
New London Maritime Society rental $150.00 and payment to
Dan Nelson for light Ballasts from Home Depo for up keep of
JGTSC Avery point home location. Income $25.00 Steve Barton
purchased trailer that was donated to club. The closing balance
was 5,989.12. Ellie’s report was unanimously accepted
1. Boat Rack: Bill & Keren Rutherford, Dave Tang, Dane
Rochelle, Phil Behney and Steve Barton gathered at the Mystic
shipyard East across the tracks by Mystic train station for
the successful installation of the club’s new Boat rack.
2. Solstice Row: after questioning the integrity of the weather
and seeing to the completion of the Boat rack a window of
opportunity presented itself. Participating in the Row was
Dane Rochelle, Dave Tang, Phil Behney and Steve Barton. To
shake off the cold Rowers adjourned to the Harp and Hound.
3. Thickness planer: Larry Magee, Steve Barton and Jim Friedlander.
4. Shop queue: club boat “Professor Jones”, Bill
Armitage, Bill Rutherford, Alan Barton, Jim Friedlander and
A decisions have been made concerning the shops’ queue,
the building of the club dory The Professor Jones will continue
but once completed the clubs focus will be on the other club
dorys that are in need of some TLC. Once The Professor Jones
is completed the shop will have space enough for another member
to start their project.
Steve Barton has completed the first stage of his boat and
will wait until Spring time to complete the assembly of his
Fol Bot boat. Phil Behney has decided to wait as well leaving
Bill Armitage as the next person in the queue. Bill Rutherford
will be building a set of 0ars.
Newport RI, tour of IYRS (International Yacht Restoration
School) to see the progress the school has made on the Historic
1893 racing Yacht the Coronet. Dates will be confirmed by
Motion to adjourn: 7:40pm
Next Meeting: Friday, February 3rd. 5:30 Potluck, meeting
at 6:30pm. UCONN Avery Point
Steve Barton, JGTSCA Secretary