UPPER BROAD CREEK on the NEUSE RIVER
P.O. Box 24,  Bridgeton,   NC  28519
N35o 03.75    W76o 56.85

Blackbeard Sailing Club, Ltd. is a private sailing club on Upper Broad Creek of the Neuse River in eastern North Carolina.  Lat/Long is N35o 03.75 W76o 56.85.  We are about 16 miles from the ICW 1AC marker off Oriental and close to New Bern.


This site is intended to give virtual visitors to Blackbeard Sailing Club an idea of the Club's facilities and the Club's wide ranging activities both on and off the water. It is also designed to give BSC members a further channel of communication and contact with the Club, to provide links to organizations and sites of importance and interest to visitors and members, and to provide a "Lost and Found", a "Cruising Board", a "Crew Pool", a "For Sale/Wanted to Buy", on-line "Slip Request", and many other features for BSC members. Whichever category you fit into, please feel free to look around both sections of the site. The "members only" section in this website is password protected but most of the information about the Club is available for all to read.


Our Mission
"The basic premise of BSC, Ltd. is, and always has been, to promote the sport of sailing. The involvement of the total family ensures that this will never change. We've all rolled up our sleeves and the Club has come a long way in a short time. Yes, there is still much to be done. But that's okay because there is little doubt that those who have done the most have gotten the most from the club. The friendships made working and playing side by side during the past years will be lasting ones. Proof lies on Upper Broad Creek..."


Disclaimer
This web site is provided by Blackbeard Sailing Club  solely as a convenience and no warranty, express or implied, is made regarding the information contained herein. BSC, its members and volunteer webmaster shall bear no liability for any losses directly or indirectly related to or involving the use or misuse of information contained in this web site.


Links
Please report any dead or broken links to the webmaster

Links to other web sites are provided solely as a convenience and BSC does not endorse those sites and does not warrant the information found therein. Similarly, BSC is not responsible for the content of any web site providing a link to this web site.

It is the intent of BSC to uphold the strictest standards of courtesy. If any web site linked to or from this web site contains objectionable or inflammatory material, please bring it to the attention of the webmaster or other club contact.


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2014 ETYSA Regatta - April 26-27

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2014 EDWARD TEACH YOUTH SAILING ASSOCIATION REGATTA IS NOW OPEN.
The 2014 ETYSA Regatta, sponsored by Soundbank, will be held at BSC April 26-27. Significant changes were made to the ICRC rules to make the competition more inclusive, so I hope everyone will come out to support your club for this event. ODC is making a concerted effort to get the trophy back from BSC, so we need a strong turnout!

We are using the regatta to raise funds for Edward Teach Youth Sailing Association, Blackbeard’s youth program.  After racing, ETYSA will be serving brats, burgers, potato salad, beans and chips, so even if you don’t race, come join us for some good food for a great cause. Meals are $10 in advance and $12 day of the event. 

A form for ordering meals is available under the ETYSA tab or by clicking here.
Registration for the regatta is available on the Regatta Network website.
Questions can be directed to Eddy Parker at eparker@aicpa.org

Eddy Parker - 03/13/2014

Managing Your Web Acount

Please check under News (plus) | BSC News for a new version of the Managing your Web Account document. 

Bill Green - 02/13/2014

Drew McCrocklin Acting Dockmaster

Our Dockmaster is cruising south for the winter. In his absence, Drew McCrocklin will be Acting Dockmaster with full responsibility for the Dockmaster's duties.

Members who have requests or issues that relate to wet slips should contact Drew at 252-288-5043 or andrew.mccrocklin@mac.com.  

Bill Green - 11/07/2013

Boat US Hurricane Preparation Guide

Hurricane Irene has taught us a lesson: We can never be too prepated for a major storm! Thirteen boats in the trees. Dock boxes and dinghy racks thrown around like matchsticks. We could have been better prepared!

Boat US publlishes Preparing Baots and Marinas for Hurricanes which can be found under "Tips | Hurricane Prep".

Every member should review this document!

Bill Green - 09/05/2011

Security at BSC

The gate should never be left open after dark! If you are not sure whether you’re the last person on site, then please assume you are and close the gate!

If you don’t know how to do this, please ask a Board member who will be happy to assist. The security of the Club’s assets (and every member’s assets) is the responsibility of each and every one of us.

Bill Green - 08/03/2010

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Alcohol Must Be Under Your Direct Control

The Club's permit issued by the NC Alcoholic Beverage Commission is at risk if members do not comply with the ABC Commission rules. Every member who brings beer, wine or liquor on the premises must have the items under their control at all times.

If you bring alcoholic beverages to the club house, please bring them in a small cooler or bag with your name on it. DO NOT place alcoholic beverages in the refrigerators.  We have been given one warning in the past. Do not be the member that causes our permit to be revoked.

Bill Green - 08/02/2010

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