September 6, 2014
============================There will be a 'Get to know Cedar Mills Yacht Club'
brunch at the clubhouse on Saturday, 9/27
at 11:00 hosted by our Rear Commodore,
===================================CMYC Annual Pirate Party
September 20, 2014
Details will follow as they become available
Four CMYC members took a
journey of a lifetime. Ray Smith,
owner and Captain
of Happy Destiny (a 43' Jeanneau Sun Odyssey),
along with crew
Robby Hogan, Don Kneedler, and Randall Wright,
Portsmouth, VA on Saturday, May 3 at 1100 Dallas time.
You can follow
their journey and log entries at the link:
For more general info on the ARC Europe Rally, follow the link at:
Robby Hogan and Don Kneedler met
with the staff at Club Naval Da Horta
in Faial. It was a
great time as they exchanged burgees.
António João and
Olga Marques along with other club members made them feel
right at home.
Thanks again to Antoino and Olga for their warm welcome and know you
always welcome at our club in Texas!
If you are concerned about the
continuing decreasing level of Lake Texoma
due to power generation regardless of what the news
us to believe) and
would like to make your concerns be known, below is
contact info for the Oklahoma and Texas representatives. All it takes is one
phone call or email to let your representative know how you
status of Lake Texoma. Help spread the word to your friends, family,
fellow citizens. Let your voice be heard!
Representative Markwayne Mullin:
Durant District Office
Senator Tom Coburn:
Senator Jim Inhofe:
Representative Ralph Hall:
Senator Ted Cruz:
opponent, John Ratcliffe:
And just for fun,
here is where the electricity from the lake goes:
now has its own dedicated weather station giving up to the minute
weather conditions of humidity, temperature, rainfall, and
The sensors are located in Middle Cove and send a wireless signal to
the Control Console in the club house. Check it out on the Weather
& Webcam page.
If you have a smart phone or tablet, there are free apps available for
Apple or Android devices to access the CMYC data. Links for these apps
are on the Weather & Webcam page.
members are encouraged to fly their club burgee on their boat while in
port or underway. At least it will notify others in the
area of your presence.
Do you know the proper orientation to fly the burgee?
the video to the left to see which "side" is up. It might be
interesting to see how many are flown upside down.
|Renewal Notice for 2015
Clean Water Certification Program (CWCP)
Commission on Environmental Quality’s (TCEQ) rules require that certain
boats regulated under 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Subchapter A,
Section 321.3 be equipped with a Marine Sanitation Device (MSD).
Additionally, under Section 321.5 the MSD must be certified. Boats must
display evidence of certification in accordance with Section 321.6 of
the rules when they are operated on any waters of the State.
In accordance with 30 TAC, Subchapter A, Section 321.7(d), your current
MSD certification will expire on December 31, 2013. To renew your
certification, please visit the Online Registration for Boats and
Pump-out Stations (ORBPS) at https://www3.tceq.texas.gov/sunss/. Once
all sections of the application form are completed and payment is
submitted online, an email will be sent to the email address provided
with a certification confirmation number. Please allow 10 days after
online renewal for delivery of your decal via standard mail.
Important: If you no longer own the boat for which this notice is
intended, but have replaced it with another boat requiring MSD
certification, please use the online system to register your new boat.
If you no longer own a boat that requires a MSD certification, please
send an email to email@example.com, or call 512-239-BOAT, providing
your name and boat description along with the TX or Hull Id Number.
This information will assist us in updating our records. If you have
any questions, please contact the CWCP staff at (512) 239-BOAT.
Vessels on Lake Texoma (or any waterway)
are required to operate in a prudent matter which does not endanger
life, limb, or property (46 USC 2302).
Vessels are subject to the consequences of neglect (Rule 2),
which, among other things, could be unsafe speeds (Rule 6),
improper lookout (Rule 5),
or completely ignoring your responsibilities as prescribed by these
Leaving the Cedar Mills Marina gas dock or
guest slips and going to full plane within feet of the “No Wake” signs
heading back to the Cedar Mills Marina power boat slips is dangerous
and subject to legal actions. You can additionally be responsible for
damage caused to boats.