Cambridge Beaches Enjoy Bermuda’s dazzling waters, hidden coves and pristine beaches with a two-night stay at Cambridge Beaches (includes Deluxe room, breakfast, tea, taxes and gratuities for two) Courtesy of Cambridge Beaches (Blackout dates apply May 1st – September 15th) Pink Beach Club Get away from it all with a Weekend Stay for Two BLACK TIE SILENT AUCTION ITEMS at the Pink Beach Club Saturday, 28th March 2009 (includes accommodation, full buffet breakfast, tea and dinner). Courtesy of Pink Beach Club (Valid until 1 December 2009 and is subject to availability) THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR ALL AUCTION ITEMS IS 28 MARCH 2010 On the water: UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED Umpire for a day Spend a day during the 2009 Gold Cup in the center of the action on aboard with the international Umpires. This can be on the day of your choice including the Finals Bermuda escapes: Courtesy of Vice Commodore S. Peter Shrubb ‘Snapper Fishing’ Aboard Kenoka Royal Palms Hotel and Ascots Two lucky people will enjoy a four-hour trip Enjoy a romantic Friday or Saturday night at the elegant off the North Shore at Murray’s Anchorage or the inner reef. Royal Palms Hotel including dinner at Ascots. Bait, tackle, beverages and lots of good stories provided The Royal Palms Hotel Fodor’s’ choice for 2008 Courtesy of Past Vice Commodore W. Keith Hollis and Trip Advisor’s #1 recommended hotel in Hamilton. Ascots Restaurant is located in the Royal Palms. The high standard of creative and innovative offerings incorporate Sail on ‘Shamrock’ fresh ingredients from local farmers and fishermen. Enjoy a sail for four aboard the last of the Bermuda Sloops (Room reservations subject to availability) ‘Shamrock’. Snacks included – BYOB. Courtesy of Royal Palms and Ascots Restaurant Courtesy of Hubert Watlington Mooring Inspection Art: Always good to have peace of mind knowing your boat is secure during Hurricane season and beyond. Courtesy of Tim Patton – Bermuda Marine Services Deryck Foster limited edition framed print ‘Rivalry at the West End’ depicts HMS Pickle and a local ‘Bermudian’ circa 1827, The Bermuda Boater by well known yacht painter Deryck Foster The Second Edition of the Bermuda Boater was published as a Signed, matted and framed, approximate size 30”H x 40”W paper back version in 2004 by RBYC Commodore Ralph E. Courtesy of Charles Tatem Richardson. Each one of these special hand bound collectors copies is uniquely numbered (only 50 printed of a possible 100). Contest fan memorabilia One of these special hardbound copies sold for This package included a framed signed photo of Contest in action, $500.00 at a recent auction for a local charity. a framed mainsail Contest number, and Contest boom #4. Courtesy of Commodore Ralph E. Richardson Value of these items - Priceless. Courtesy of Contest III & the RBYC Become a Contest Warrior The lucky bidder will become a Contest Warrior for the day and Dereyck Foster limited edition signed print participate in a race aboard the Contest III. They will experience the ‘Thermopylae’ – ‘Cutty Sark’s’ greatest rival full colour of Bermudian sailing at its best, learning from some of the running up English Channel, circa 1868. finest. Location and date to be confirmed – Limited edition of 200. Approximate size 30”W x 23”H crew shirt provided, bring yah own bail’ins!! Courtesy of Charles Tatem Courtesy of the Contest III Warriors Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Model by Michael Hooper Sail on 505 A scale replica of Contest III, built by Michael Hooper. This is a relatively athletic outing, no picnic will be provided! Exquisite detail, perfect for the mantle or the office. Available at a mutually convenient time. Courtesy of Somers and Megan Kempe Donated by Douglas DeCouto Get Up Close & Personal Carol Sebold original watercolours A party of four is invited for the day aboard this spacious Two original watercolours, framed and matted, boat to watch either the Quarter-finals or Semi-finals of the approximate size 17” H x 12” w King Edward VII Gold Cup in October, 2009 in Hamilton Harbour. by New England artist Carol Sebold. Lunch will be provided but bring your own beverage, Carol’s work can be viewed at www.csebold.com binoculars, sun tan lotion and hat. Courtesy of Charles Tatem Courtesy of John Cooper and Dorothy Billings Eldon Trimingham limited edition signed Paul Doughty Print “Optimist Racing 2’ print of the Bermuda Sloop Matted 5” x 7” gauche watercolour print done on Be part of Bermuda’s seafaring heritage and take pride fine paper and signed the artist. in supporting the future of Bermuda’s youth. Courtesy of Paul H. Doughty Courtesy of Eldon Trimingham III and The Bermuda Sloop Foundation Paul Doughty Print Set ‘The Storm’ Matted 5” x 7” set of two gauche watercolour prints done on Original Framed Art by R. Collins fine paper and signed the artist. Acrylic on canvas of The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Courtesy of Paul H. Doughty Courtesy of Rosalind Collins In the garden: Original Framed Art by D. Billings Princess Palms Acrylic on canvas of "The Heydon Trust Chapel" Two Princess Palms in 18” pots. Courtesy of Dorothy Billings Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Roderick DeCouto Sue Quarles limited edition numbered print Landscape Consultancy ‘Canadian Forces Station Daniel’s Head’ Thinking of redesigning your garden? by well know Canadian watercolourist Sue Quarles We have just the professional to make your job easy Courtesy of Charles Tatem Four hours of Professional Consultancy Design Services If you are looking for your hedge to be cut…this is not for you ! Nelson W. Aldrich print Mutually agreed date and time Courtesy of Robert O. Duffy ‘Spirit of Massachusetts’ Landscape Consultant Limited depicts the Sailing School Ship launched in 1984, which was a replica of ‘Fedonia’ type Boston Gloucester Schooner. Courtesy of Charles Tatem Palm Tree Your choice of a 25 gallon Princess or Paul Doughty Print “Optimist Racing’ Bamboo palm tree to help fill out your garden. Matted 5” x 7” gauche watercolour print done on Courtesy of Lee and Kim White fine paper and signed the artist. Courtesy of Paul H. Doughty Well being….. In home entertaining Let former Contest sailor Jay Hooper cook a four-course Reflexology dinner for a group of six in your home. Reflexology can be used to help restore and maintain the body’s Jay will shop, cook, serve and clean up on a mutually agreed date. natural equilibrium, by applying pressure to the feet. Wine and liquor not included This gentle therapy encourages the body to work naturally Compliments of Jay Hooper and Gwen Hamm to restore its own healthy balance. Donated by Sarah Field Dinner from Tom Wadson’s Farms Wadson's farm shopping spree. Your choice of entrée of grass fed organic Lamb, Bermuda hog or chicken; vegetables; salads; fresh Wining and dining: strawberries; flowers; Bacon and eggs for Breakfast! Best collected by mid May. Enjoy! for six persons. Contest Crew serves you! Courtesy of Tom Wadson Be served in your home by the Contest Warriors a three-course meal for six people. Dates and place to be mutually agreed. Brunch for two at the Reefs The crew provides the food and service – drink yah own booze!! Enjoy an award winning brunch for two at one the Island’s premium Courtesy of the Contest Warriors hotels. Relax and enjoy an excellent meal in their newly renovated dining room overlooking the South Shore. Custom Cedar beer opener Gratuities and Liquor not included. Custom cedar carving made from 200 year old Bermuda cedar. Courtesy of The Reefs Hotel Crafted locally in Paget and polished to a high sheen, it will be the heirloom your family will cherish. Active pursuits: It does work well as a beer opener..." Courtesy of Scott King Tennis lesson Gourmet Cooking Class Let Tennis Instructor Wilfred Gonsalves from the Coral Beach Club A lucky couple will join in the fun at a spend an hour working on your game. The lesson will be geared gourmet cooking class toward your level or any area of the game that you request. at International Imports The winner can share the lesson with another if they wish. Courtesy of Reeve and Sheena Trott Donated by Wilfred Gonsalves "Experience the future of sailing" With a one hour lesson in kite surfing taught by Glenn Mello. Compliments of Glenn Mello For your home: For the Ladies: Time to Burn Necklace Designed and Created by Don't have time to burn? Burn some wood instead. One cord of firewood, delivered. Jazz Furtado Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Horsfield Hand made heart necklace made with beautiful semi precious stones, glass beading and gold plated Courtesy of Jasvir K. Chaggar-Furtado Let’s get organised: Get Organised Jazz Furtado Necklace and Earrings Her P.O.V. (Point of View) Elegant Swarovski Austrian Crystal necklace Franklin Planner Consultant, Martha Kirkland, is here to help you and matching earrings. Get organized. She provides a Franklin Planner Kit, complete Courtesy of Jasvir K. Chaggar-Furtado with a leather binder, and a consultation to get you started Courtesy of Martha Kirkland Jazz Furtado Necklace and Earrings Colourful tourquise necklace and matching earring set. Courtesy of Jasvir K. Chaggar-Furtado Bracelet and Earrings by Jazz Furtado Semi precious stone, bead and silver bracelet and matching earrings. Courtesy of Jasvir K. Chaggar-Furtado Out and about: A Private Tour of the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences President and Director Dr Anthony Knap offers a Private Tour of this important facility. Tour for 12 guests, takes approximately 90 minutes Mutually agreed date and time Courtesy of Dr Anthony Knap The Auction Committee Dorothy Billings Mary Bouchard THE ROYAL BERMUDA YACHT CLUB Alexandra Capes Douglas DeCouto BLACK TIE DINNER AND AUCTION Donna Heslop Megan Kempe SILENT AUCTION ITEMS Somers Kempe David Furtado Saturday, 28th March 2009 Elizabeth Simmons Will Thompson Burrows Lightbourn for the A very special thank you to the complimentary Champagne at the following: reception Our Auctioneer And all our generous donors and Mr. Leonard Gibbons attendees at tonight’s Auction.