By Pamela Marsh for The Island Eye News
The Wild Dunes Yacht Club conducted its annual Change of Command on July 14 at the Wild Dunes Property Owners Beach House.
The 2018-19 Fleet Officers are: Commodore – Pamela Marsh, Vice Commodore – Mike McCall, Rear Commodore – Bob Smith, Past Commodore – Jack Leber, Membership Captain – Rick Bradley and Treasurer – Phyllis Bascomb.
The mission of the Wild Dunes Yacht Club is to promote and encourage boating in all its forms, and to promote the skills of seamanship and navigation.
Recent educational sessions have included such diverse topics as
Dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway, presented by the Army Corp of Engineers, Manatees of the Coastal Waters, presented by the United States Fish and Wildlife, Off shore drilling, presented by the Coastal Conservation League, and The Civil War submarine, H. L. Hunley, presented by the H. L. Hunley Foundation.
Boating enthusiasts enjoy local day trips on the rivers, longer cruises on the Intracoastal Waterway to destinations such as Georgetown and Beaufort, and kayaking on Morgan Creek.
To contact Wild Dunes Yacht Club regarding membership, email WildDunesYachtClub@outlook.com.