COVID-19 Announcement

Good News Everyone.

The Clubhouse can now be reopened with restrictions. As you may or may not know as of February 16, 2021 the Ontario Government is allowing the gradual reopening of some regions in Ontario. Though Durham is currently in the RED Zone we are allowed to have indoor gathering of up to ten and outdoor gatherings of up to twenty five. We are still required to wear masks and keep our distance from people not living in the same household.

Please continue to do your best in stopping this virus by "Always stay home if you have symptoms, physically distance by staying two metres apart from people you don’t live with, wear a mask or face covering in indoor public spaces and avoid non-essential travel." Thanks for all your efforts and hope that we get to have a full sailing season this year. Keep up the good work. Stay Safe and Healthy. See you soon.

Sincerely Mark Chin

FBYC Commodore 2021

We have done a great job in the Durham region to minimize exposure to COVID-19. Unfortunately, the rest of the province did not fair as well and the Provincial Government has issued the second State of Emergency effective Thursday, January 14, 2021.

"Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for permitted purposes or activities, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for work where the work cannot be done remotely."

Also, as per the state of emergency effective immediately

"Outdoor organized public gatherings and social gatherings are further restricted to a limit of five people with limited exceptions. This is consistent with the rules during the lockdown during the first wave of COVID-19 in spring 2020 and will allow individuals and families to enjoy time outdoors safely.

Individuals are required to wear a mask or face-covering in the indoor areas of businesses or organizations that are open. Wearing a mask or face covering is now recommended outdoors when you can't physically distance more than two meters.

All non-essential retail stores, including hardware stores, alcohol retailers, and those offering curbside pickup or delivery, must open no earlier than 7 a.m. and close no later than 8 p.m. The restricted hours of operation do not apply to stores that primarily sell food, pharmacies, gas stations, convenience stores, and restaurants for takeout or delivery.

Non-essential construction is further restricted, including below-grade construction, exempting survey."

In regards to the clubhouse, we are only to go to the clubhouse for emergency or mandatory maintenance, safety, and security situations only until this State of Emergency is lifted.

I will update you further if there are any additional restrictions required of us.

Please continue to Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, and we will see you in the Spring.

Mark Chin
Commodore FBYC

Hello everyone!

As a result of the COVID-19 restrictions announced by Premier Doug Ford on Monday, Frenchman's Bay Yacht Club will be closed until further notice. Only designated persons performing maintenance and inspections will be allowed on the club premises.

Due to the restrictions, the Commodore's Levee, traditionally held at the club on New Year's Day, will be conducted via Zoom. Please circle January 1, 2021 on your calendar and stand by for further details.

Our ZOOM Pub Nights (Fridays) will be canceled this week and next and will resume on Friday, January 8, 2021.

Wishing all of you and your families a Very Merry Christmas! Stay safe and healthy! Hope to see you at the 'ZOOM Levee' on January 1, 2021!

Mark Chin
Commodore 2020
Frenchman's Bay Yacht Club

sailpast 2010 8 20130701 1883052149We are delighted to announce that FBYC is now in a position to accept visitors from reciprocal clubs. Please complete the reservation form under the cruising menu on at least one day before the visiting us.



FBYC members:
This is the latest update regarding the Covid-19 situation at FBYC.  
On June 17, 2020, The Ontario Government has finally allowed Pickering to enter Stage 2 on June 19, 2020.
In addition to being allowed to launch our boats and have them secured to slips we are now able to open the bar for patio service only. However, there are still COVID-19 precautions that must be adhered to while enjoying our refreshments. We must still practice social and physical distancing, proper washing etiquette, keeping surfaces and objects clean and cough in your elbow. We can only have one household/bubble per table. Therefore, as of Friday June 19, 2020, FBYC Bar will be opened for patio use only. No one can sit inside and have drinks or food. Drink orders will be placed through the screen patio door. Please bring your own snacks per table and no sharing from table to table. Cups will be disposable and do not reuse cups for subsequent drinks. Service will be as follows. Fridays 19:00 to 23:00 and Saturdays and Sundays 15:00 to 19:00. Washrooms are available but please remember that they are cleaned but not sanitized so please use responsibly. Please wash hands frequently. Please bring your own sanitizers, Lysol wipes, gloves and masks if you need them. Please enjoy the club responsibly and abide by the COVID-19 rules.
Stay safe, stay healthy.
Mark Chin
Commodore 2020
Frenchman’s Bay Yacht Club