Welcome Home to SCOO

Recent Posts:
Change of Watch – Activity Page – photos posted 1/15/17
Winter Pilot – Newsletter Page – posted 1/10/17

Upcoming Events:
Winter Seminars
Feb 16: Marine Communications – Pete Waterson, Seacoast Marine Electronics
Feb 23: Navigation Rules of the Road – Roger Hammer
TBD: Rigging (Splicing Workshop) – Mark Lucas, Mariner 1 Rigging
Mar 6: Safety at Sea – Tim Fowler, USCG Auxiliary, Oriental
TBD: Emergency First Aid & CPR – Eric Kindle
TBD: 12 Volt Systems – Wade Ellison
TBD: Chartering in the Caribbean – Roger Hammer
TBD: Sail Trim – Michael Byles
TBD:Docking Basics – Scott Pickard

Mar 29 – Oyster Roast – Sea Harbour YC
Rain date Mar 30
Social lead needed

Apr 5 – Neuse River Shakedown & MOB Drill
Eric Lind 249-1907

Apr 19 – Annual Commissioning Day – Sea Harbour YC
Rain date Apr 20
Ray Ruppert 249-1162
Social lead needed

Apr 26-27 – Dock & Dine – New Bern
Ray & Kathy Ruppert 249-1162

May 15 – Spring Cruise
May 15-19 – Ocracoke (4 days)
Roger & Leslie Hammer 249-6080
May 15-28 – Albermarle Loop (14 days)
Chris & Jamie Behre 249-1059

Jun 8-9 – Steak Out – Stackhouse Estate
Committee lead needed

Jun 23 – Race Heritage Pot Luck – Stackhouse Estate
Social lead needed

Jun 24 – Summer Solstice Race
SCOO sponsored / open to all registered entrants
Race and Social lead needed

Jun 28-30 – Morehead City & Cape Lookout
Beach picnic and lighthouse tour
Pat & Almira Dallas 249-2585

Jul 10-11 – Full Moon Rendezvous – South River
Cruise Captain needed

Jul 18 – SCOO Annual Picnic – Sea Harbour YC
Rain date Jul 19
Social lead needed

Jul 25-27 – Which Way the Wind Blows – Neuse River
Will & Beth Martin 252-833-8031

SCOO Officers:
Commodore: Ray Ruppert (252-249-1162) Send email
Vice Commodore: Chris Behre
Rear Commodore: Roger Hammer
Secretary: Catherine Baxley
Treasurer: Beth Martin
Board of Governers:
Term thru 2017: Nelda Coates, Dick Mannion
Term thru 2018: Pat Dallas, Roger Hammer
Term thru 2019: Bill Chaplik, Vacant
Nominations Committee: Ray Ruppert, Chris Behre, Bob Taylor Gordon Kellogg, Joe Glorioso.
Social Committee Chair: Vacant
Membership Chair: Donna Luh
Pilot Editor: Gordon Kellogg (252-249-2130) Send email
E-Mail Provider: Chris Behre (252-249-1059) Send email
Webmasters: Les Smith (919-812-4721) Send email, Will Martin (252-833-8031) Send email
Handbook: Kathy Ruppert (252-249-1162) Send email
Social Committee: (??? update) Social Committee Members
SCOO Board Meetings: Jan 23, May 1, Aug 7, Nov 6.
Meetings are held at the Oriental Town Hall at 0930 hours, all SCOO members are welcome to attend.

SCOO Photo Directory:
Member Photographs taken at 2015 Annual Meeting (posted 2/9/15)

SCOO Forms:
Membership Application (updated 7/31/16)
Reimbursement Form (posted 2/8/13)

Updated Handbook Pages:
2016 Message from the Commodore (posted 2/26/16)
2016 Seminar Schedule (updated 2/22/16)
2016 Cruise Schedule (updated 2/22/16)
2016 Flag Officers & Management (updated 2/22/16)
Event & Cruising Considerations (updated 2/7/13)
Marine & Business Directory (updated 2/25/16)
Boat Roster (updated 2/25/16)
Sponsorship Requirements & Application Form (updated 7/31/16)
Cruise Captain Checklist (updated 2/22/16)
By-Laws (posted 1/4/15)
1K Nautical Mile Award (updated 2/18/14)

SCOO is a cooperating member of BoatUS and members of SCOO who join or renew their membership are eligible for a discount on the annual membership fee.
The SCOO Cooperating Group Number is GA80948S