Club 24 – 2nd Annual Yacht Cruise


HOUSTON: Club 24 arranged a fantastic celebration for its’ members with a 4-hour private cruise around the bustling Keemah boardwalk on Sunday September 11.  Fifty-five members of Club 24 attended this special celebration. All the members met at the Star Fleet Terminal and were on board by 4 pm.  The cruise took off after a short safety presentation by Captain Adam.  The mood was very festive. The professional and very courteous staff of Star Fleet created a very special and memorable event for the members on the waters of Clear Lake.  The calm waters, lovely private yachts and the beautiful waterfront houses provided a great backdrop. As the yacht left the harbor, drinks and sumptuous appetizers were served. Traditional Indian snacks such as Samosas, Pav Vada, Thepla and Chevda along with American Crab Cakes were served.


The President of Club 24, Pradeep Gupta addressed the members and acknowledged Manisha Gandhi for organizing this event. He also introduced the new members that have joined Club 24 in recent months. The new members introduced were Anuj and Dina Arya, Vineet and Vinita Gupta, Kaushik Dhar and Poonam Taneja,  Raj and Jyoti Malhan, Judge Michael and Mary Grace Landrum. New members Bhavesh and Malisha Patel were unable to attend.


The members had a chance to really showcase their singing abilities. The Karaoke was kicked off by Rajan, owner of Madras Pavilion followed by Manisha Gandhi.  Other enthusiastic members also followed through and the singing continued for approximately 3 hours. The members’ singing talent was amazing. As the yacht headed back to shore, the sunset over the waters was spectacular. Before the cruise ended, dinner was served. The menu consisted of Veg Lasagna, biryani, chicken and paneer masala topped with Gulab Jamun Cheesecake. The catering was done by both Madras Pavilion and Star Fleet.

Pradeep Gupta announced the upcoming events for the club which are Diwali celebration and the Family Christmas Party. The yacht docked at about 8 pm to end a festive celebration.