Opening Day for Severn Sailing Association is this Saturday. There is a brunch and then a meeting for members. No sailboat racing to speak of.
Contrast our 2009 version to this Opening Day for Brighton and Seacliff YC, Adelaide Australia in the early 1960's. They have a sail by of the Commodore's yacht where they acknowledge the Commodore with three cheers. And then an all hands race.
From the VHS tape that I deconstructed;