Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)


General Information:
What is the purpose of the Pelagic Sailing Club (PSC)?

Public (a. k. a. “General”) Meetings:
When and where are Public Meetings?
Can guests attend General Meetings?
Is there an admission cost?
Are food and beverages available?

Membership:
How does one become a member?
What membership levels or types are offered?
What does membership cost?

Facebook:
Where is the Pelagic Facebook page?
Why can’t I see the Pelagic page on Facebook? How do I obtain access?
How do I receive Pelagic news from Facebook?
How do I post [anything] on the Pelagic Facebook page?
How do I upload a photograph to the Pelagic Facebook page?
Whats the difference between Like and Follow on Facebook?

Awards:
What is the Commodore’s Award?
What is the Vice Commodore’s Award?
What is the Rear Commodore’s Award?


General Information:

What is the purpose of the Pelagic Sailing Club?
The purpose of the Pelagic Sailing Club (PSC) is to bring together competent skippers and crew for their mutual sailing benefit. The Club’s mission is to promote safety on the water, seamanship sailing, and good fellowship. This club is a great way to meet other sailors, to improve your sailing skills and, most especially, to sail.
See also: [About the PSC]

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Public Meetings

When and where are Public Meetings?
Public meetings are scheduled on the 4th Thursday of each month from April through October and the 3rd Thursday (before thanksgiving) in November at:

Pelagic Sailing Club Ensign

Pelagic Sailing Club

Savin Hill Yacht Club Burgee

Savin Hill Yacht Club

Savin Hill Yacht Club
400 Morrissey Blvd., Fox Point, Dorchester, MA 02125
Latitude: 42.309292  •  Longitude: -71.044234

Directions: SavinHillYC.org/~/driving-directions.

 

Can guests attend General Meetings?
“General Meetings” (now known as “Public Meetings”) are open to members, guests, and the public.

Is there an admission cost?
Admission is free. Food and beverages are available at modest prices. (See below). Guest speakers may offer some items for sale.

Are food and Beverages available?
Pizza is served at the meeting (upstairs) for a small charge. Beverages are sold at the Savin Hill Yacht Club lounge (downstairs).

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Membership

What membership levels or types are offered?

  • Boat Owner: A member who owns a sailing vessel (usually 25′ or more) seeking competent crew.
  • Skipper: A member, other than a Boat Owner, who is competent as a skipper on PSC or other club boats.
  • Crew: A member who is competent to serve as crew for PSC Boat Owners and skippers.
  • Member Applicant: A candidate applying for PSC membership as a Boat Owner, Skipper, or Crew.
  • Boat Owner/Skipper/Crew applicant: A member applicant or full member pending evaluation as a competent Boat Owner, Skipper, or Crew.
  • Full Member: A member who was evaluated as a competent Boat Owner, Skipper, or Crew.

What does membership cost?

Per year:
$100.00 Single membership
$140.00 Couples (both members)

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Facebook 
Re: Facebook Help Center.

Where is the Pelagic Facebook group page?
The Pelagic Facebook page is at:
https://www.facebook.com/PelagicSailingClub

Why can’t I see the Pelagic group page on Facebook?
How do I obtain access?
You must have a Facebook account to view and use (post, follow, like, etc.) the Pelagic Facebook page. (… Facebook’s rules, not ours. Sorry.)
Re: Facebook Help Center:
Creating an Account

How do I receive Pelagic news from Facebook?
Visit the Pelagic Facebook page at:
https://www.facebook.com/PelagicSailingClub
You can Follow the Pelagic Facebook page to receive posts in your Facebook account Timeline.
Re: Facebook Help Center:
How do I follow or unfollow a profile or Page?

How do I post [things] on the Pelagic Facebook group page?
Re: Facebook Help Center:
How to Post & Share.
How do I post to a group?

How do I upload a photograph to the Pelagic group page on Facebook?
Re: Facebook Help Center:
How do I upload photos or videos to a group?

Whats the difference between Like and Follow on Facebook?
Re: Facebook Help Center:
What does it mean to “Like” something?
Clicking Like below a post on Facebook is an easy way to let people know that you enjoy it without leaving a comment. Just like a comment, the fact that you liked the post is visible below it. …
What does it mean to follow someone or a Page?
When you follow someone, you’ll see their posts in your News Feed. …
How do I like or follow a Page?

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Awards

What is the Commodore’s Award?
This award is presented to the Pelagic member, who at the discretion of the Board, has performed above and beyond the call of duty as a volunteer to the club.

What is the Vice Commodore’s Award?
This award is presented to the Pelagic boat owner or skipper who has provided his or her boat for the performance of the most boat owner, skipper and/or crew applicant evaluation sails during the season.

What is the Rear Commodore’s Award?
This award is presented to the Pelagic boat owner, skipper or crew member that has performed the most boat owner, skipper and/or crew applicant evaluation sails during the season.

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