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~1871 – HHYC originally established (eventually discontinued)

  1930 – HHYC reorganized and incorporated


John Barnes left, with Ethel Celestia Smith Barnes (John's wife), and brother George, Courtesy of Corky Gray, ILCA Historian, from the Skaneateles Historical Society.



John Barnes designs the HHYC burgee.

Became inactive during the depression

Commodores:

  • John S. Barnes (‘30-’32)       
  • Ross D. Thompson (‘32-’33)            

  • Russell Dunsmore (‘33-’34)

HHYC reestablished 1947
Meeting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Tomlinson September 1947. John Marsellus was elected commodore, but ultimately stepped down. Henry Rouse accepted the role of commodore for the first season.

Dues - $20/season
First budget = $668




Henry Rouse

(1947-1951)








Tyler's Pagoda, first club house

Rented by the club for the first few summers


Today

        

 E. A. "Skipper" Barnes                   "Themis"

       (1951-1952)


Purchase of Land

Van Duzer property (lower right corner) - site of current club ~$9000  .... 112 memberships










In the background is the Van Duzer cottage (left), and the Bopp cottage (right). In the foreground are Ann Hartshorn, Tommy Tomlinson and Bantam #15, c 1949.














Dr. Terry S. Montague

(1952-1954)













Harold Ferguson

(1954-1956)











Ralph D. Johnson

(1956-1957)









S. Brown Northrop Jr.

(1957-1959)







USSAILING Area B Junior Sears Cup Champions





Left to Right:

S. Brown Northrop*
Dick Bickford
Jack Jones*
Dick Ciliberti
Robert Gorman
Ralph D. Johnson*


*Former commodores




Construction of the current clubhouse

    • Cost~ $21,000
    • Funded through mortgage and pledges from members (bonds)
    • Dues increased from $25 to $50



Charles Dorchester
(1959-1961)





Honorary Membership Passed resolution to grant Honorary Life Membership to commodores once they reach the age of 65.




Andrew K. Studdiford

(1961-1963)








Dr. Irwin K. Stone
(1963-1965)





Construction of Main Pier
$7000 used for construction of the main pier and other waterfront repairs:

Pier was:

      • 100 feet long
      • 3 rows of pilings
      • Cedar deck
      • Gravel top




John E. Jones
(1965-1966)





Honorary Membership Passed resolution to grant Honorary Life Membership to commodores once they reach the age of 65.





David Joor
(1966-1968)







Dr. Richard S. Lee
(1968-1970)





Robert E. Parker
(1970-1972)









Dr. Ross D. Jacobs
(1972-1974)




Seawall replaced - early '70s





William F. Chamberlain
(1974-1976)








Bar was constructed as an addition to the main clubhouse






Charles E. Bangs

(1976-1977)













John R. Northrop II
(1977-1978)




Sunroom was constructed as an addition to the clubhouse.







Dr. A. J. Schneider
(1978-1980)





Bylaws Revised
Reconfiguration of the HHYC Board to its current structure






Walter Shulkies
(1980-1982)










Frank Schwencke
(1982-1983)









Jack Jones
(1983-1985)




Henderson Harbor Water Sports Program (HHWSP)
HHWSP becomes a 501c3, providing sailing and swimming lessons for many children and adults.








William W. Poorman
(1985-1987)









Rick Stevens
(1987-1989)








Walter Harig
(1989-1991)




Purchase of the Bopp Cottage









Nick Todisco
(1991-1992)









Marshall Reutlinger
(1992-1994)




Hospice Regatta
Jefferson County Hospice Regatta first held at HHYC.
White sails winner was Rosemary Reutlinger!







Thelma Schneider
(1994-1996)

(First Female Commodore)




Main pier renovations








Jon Regier
(1996-1998)





50th anniversary!






Steve Woiler
(1998-2000)





Addition of the Leased Docks




“A” string

Dick Swift, John Irwin and helper








Bill Poorman, supervising

“B” string in the background











Lee Cagwin
(2000-2002)









David Martin

(2002-2004)






Matthew Klucznik
(2004-2006)








Barbara Weber
(2006-2008)










William Arnold
(2008-2010)









Arthur Bronstein
(2010-2012)











Phil Zell
(2012-2014)





New Hoist






Don Peters

(2014-2016)





New Docks







Corliss Kaiser
(2016-2018)




Charlie Elve
(2018-)

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