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2020 CRUISE-MacFoulie October 10

Event Intel

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID

Members who posted to register will have first choice for next year.

English Bay                         October 10, 2020

What is a
MacFoulie ?
A 5-hour day-sail on one of our club boats lead by an experienced sail coach. An excellent opportunity for new sailors or new MacGregor owners to learn “Foul Weather” sailing

A chance to experience sailing and being on deck in inclement weather.

Topics covered include: sail reefing, Heaving to, swell and wave piloting, Low visibility protoco9ls, Crew overboard drills, jacklines and safety harnesses

FAQ’s
What do I need to bring? warm foul weather ger, lifejacket, snacks/drink
Do I need my boat? No, we sail aboard a designated member’s boat.
What if it rains? Rain or shine event. If conditions are extreme we will make a “cancel-call” the night before or that morning.
Exercise area
English Bay
Reservations Space is limited

Reserve your spot by posting to this thread

Weather Site Howe Sound   http://www.theweathernetwork.com/marine/WWMA001140
Itinerary Participants will be contacted by email with more details
RSVP post to this event thread

 

2020 Cruise – Sucia Raft Up: Sept 5-7

BRIDGE CONTACT – VICE COMMODORE – ALVIN CLARKE

2020 Sucia Raft-Up  September 5-7, 2020
SUCIA CANCELLED DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS

REPLACED BY MONTAGUE HARBOUR RAFT-UP also CANCELLED

Marina Info.
Reservations Anchoring & Raft-Up Event
RSVP Please make a post to this thread letting us know if you will be attending.

$10 Early Posting Reward for Sucia Raft-Up
To encourage members to post their sail plans for the Club Cruises as early as possible, the Club is
offering a $10 Early Bird prize to the first 10 members to post a sail plan including: Location, date and time they are departing for the Cruise destination and a plan for after the Cruise either returning or continuing on to other locations. The prize will be awarded at the Cruise location to the first 10 members who posted their plans online. Only those members who posted their plans online and arrived at the cruise are eligible for the prize.

Location
Flotilla  / Buddy Boats Based on demand, Flotillas may be arranged.

If you wish to Buddy up en-route to this event, please make your requests in this thread.

Weather http://
 Tides
MYCBC Freq.

All participating boats, monitor: VHF ch 72

DAY / TIME
DESCRIPTION
Fri Sept 4
Evening
Some members arriving in Montague to anchor or begin to build the raft (VHF channel 72)
Sat Sept 5
Time TBA
Possible Flotillas?
15:00
Raft is finished
18:00
No Pot Luck dinner due to Covid
 
22:00
MacBeach Party. Social gathering on the beach
MacRaft Party on the Boats
Sun Sept 6
9:30
Dinghy race / Poker Run
followed by hiking or relaxing on the Beach or boats
13:00
Bocce Ball? on the Beach
18:00
No Pot Luck due to Covid
Cleaned and Secured
MacBeach Party. Social gathering on the beach or on the raft.
Mon Sept 7
Morning
Cast-Off for Home or Further MacAdventures

 

2020 Cruise – Past Commodore Cruise: August 1 – 3 (Otter Bay Marina)

Event Intel 2020 Past Commodore’s Cruise

BRIDGE CONTACT – PAST COMMODORE – STEVE ST-AMOUR

 CLUB CRUISE DISCLOSURE:

  All members participating in Club Cruises understand and acknowledge that they are responsible for making themselves, crew, and passengers aboard their vessel, or their guests at any event, aware of all inherent risk that could arise on the cruise.  All members must assume complete responsibility for all such risks as outlined in Article 13 CLUB LIABILITY WAIVER that were accepted when the member(s) submitted their membership form.

Marina Contact

Otter Bay Marina

Pender Island

Ph: 250-629-3579

15 spots reserved for us.

Reserve by July 17

Reserve your moorage with the marina
48 hr cancellation policy
Location Pender Island
Current Tables
Mac VHF MAC’s monitor VHF channel 72
Weather http://

http://

Flotilla and Buddy Boat Based on demand, Flotillas may be arranged.If you wish to Buddy up en-route to this event, please make your requests in this thread.
RSVP

post to this event thread

$10 Early Posting Reward for  Rear Commodore’s Cruise
To encourage members to post their sail plans for the Club Cruises as early as possible, the Club is
offering a $10 Early Bird prize to the first 10 members to post a sail plan including: Location,
date and time they are departing for the Cruise destination and a plan for after the Cruise either returning or continuing on to other locations. The prize will be awarded at the Cruise location to the first 10 members who posted their plans online. Only those members who posted their plans online and arrived at the cruise are eligible for the prize.

 

DAY / TIME
DESCRIPTION
Fri July 31 Evening Meet and Greet for Boats arriving Early – Dock Party, social gathering at the dock
Sat Aug 1
8:00 Coffee & treats on the dock
Morning & Afternoon Day Sail
1800
Dinner on your own
No 50/50 boat gifts or door prizes
22:00
Dock Party – Social gathering on the dock

Sun Aug 2

8:00 Coffee & Treats on the dock TBA
Morning / afternoon TBA
18:00
Dinner on your own
No 50/50 boat gifts or door prizes
22:00 Dock Party – Social gathering at the dock
Mon Aug 3
Morning
Coffee & Treats on the dock TBA (depending on tides)
Cast off for home or further MacAdventures

 

2020 Cruise – Commodore Super Cruise: June 26 – July 5

Event Intel  2020 Commodore’s Super Cruise

BRIDGE CONTACT – COMMODORE – RICK THOMPSON

Join us for all or just a part of this Cruise

 CLUB CRUISE DISCLOSURE:
  All members participating in Club Cruises understand and acknowledge that they are responsible for making themselves, crew, and passengers aboard their vessel, or their guests at any event, aware of all inherent risk that could arise on the cruise.  All members must assume complete responsibility for all such risks as outlined in Article 13 CLUB LIABILITY WAIVER that were accepted when the member(s) submitted their membership form.
Marina Contact

June 26-27 –Page’s Marina (Silva Bay, Gabriola Is)

1-250-247-8931 (by May 25)

June 28-29 Pirates Cove (anchor)

June 30-July 1 Saltspring Marina (Ganges Harbour, Saltspring Is)

1-800-334-6629 or 1-250-537-5810 (by May 25)

July 2 Montague (anchor)

July 3- 4 ?

Location Various
Tide/Current Gates Various
Mac VHF MAC’s monitor VHF   channel 72
Weather Site http://
Flotilla and Buddy Boat Communicate with others in the posts below to make joint travel plans.
RSVP Post to this event thread

$10 Early Posting Reward for Commodore’s Cruise
To encourage members to post their sail plans for the Club Cruises as early as possible, the Club is offering a $10 Early Bird prize to the first 10 members to post a sail plan including: Location, date and time they are departing for the Cruise destination and a plan for after the Cruise either returning or continuing on to other locations. The prize will be awarded at the Cruise location to the first 10 members who posted their plans online. Only those members who posted their plans online and
arrived at the cruise are eligible for the prize.

 

 

DAY / TIME

DESCRIPTION

Fri June 26
Afternoon / evening Arrive Page’s Marina

Sat June 27

Morning & afternoon Day sail or explore Gabriola Island
1830 Potluck in the Shelter
Evening
No Boat gifts, 50/50 or Door prizes
Dock Party

Sun June 28

8:00 Coffee & Treats on the dock
All Day Sail through Gabriola Pass (time TBA) to Pirate’s Cove to Anchor
TBA Happy Hour on the shore or on the Raft
Mon June 29
8:00 Day sail or Explore Pirates Cove
Tue June 30
Morning Sail to SaltSpring Marina in Ganges Harbour
Wed July 1
All Day Explore Saltspring Island

Evening Fireworks on the dock

Thur July 2
All Day Sail to Montague Harbour to Anchor, moor or dock
Fri July 3
All Day Sail to Blaine Harbor Marina
Sat July 4
All Day July 4th Parade and Celebrations followed by Fireworks
Sun July 5
All Day Depart for home or further MacAdventures

 

2020 Cruise – MacRendezvous: June 5 – 7 (Bowen Island)

 

BRIDGE CONTACT – EDUCATION OFFICER – DARRY MAJOR

2020 MacRendezvous  June 5 – 7, 2020

EVENT CANCELLED

DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS

 CLUB CRUISE DISCLOSURE:  All members participating in Club Cruises understand and acknowledge that they are responsible for making themselves, crew, and passengers aboard their vessel, or their guests at any event, aware of all inherent risk that could arise on the cruise.  All members must assume complete responsibility for all such risks as outlined in Article 13 CLUB LIABILITY WAIVER that were accepted when the member(s) submitted their membership form.  
Marina Info.
Union Steamship Marina
(Snug Cove)
Ph: (604) 947-0707
ext. 1
VHF Ch: 66a
431 Bowen Island Trunk Rd, Bowen Island
marina@ussc.ca
Reservations To guarantee your slip, each boat attending must make their own reservations before

1 May 2020

RSVP Please make a post to this thread letting us know if you will be attending.

$10 Early Posting Reward for MacRendezvous,
To encourage members to post their sail plans for the Club Cruises as early as possible, the Club is
offering a $10 Early Bird prize to the first 10 members to post a sail plan including: Location,
date and time they are departing for the Cruise destination and a plan for after the Cruise either returning or continuing on to other locations. The prize will be awarded at the Cruise location to the first 10 members who posted their plans online. Only those members who posted their plans online and arrived at the cruise are eligible for the prize.

Location 49°22’43N 123°19’57W
Flotilla  / Buddy Boats Based on demand, Flotillas may be arranged.

If you wish to Buddy up enroute to this event, please make your requests in this thread.

Weather
 Tides Tide Table Source: Pt. Atkinson

MYCBC Freq.

All participating boats, monitor: VHF ch 72

DAY / TIME
DESCRIPTION
Fri June 5
20:00
Meet and Greet Wine and Cheese. (provided by the Club, in the Tower)
22:00
Dock Party. Social gathering at the dock.
Confidence Cruise: Dry Night Sail
Sat June 6
8:30
Commodores Pancake Breakfast
10:00 on dock
Seminar #1 – Make your own SOFT SHACKLE (splicing)
11:00 on dock
Seminar # 2 – Ukelele Workshop – Learn to Play – Michael
12:00
Lunch on Boats
13:00 – 14:00
Exploring or Fun Sail on Member Boats
15:00 – 16:30
Boat Swap / Appie & Beverage time
18:00
Pot Luck Dinner in the Tower
– 50/50 Draw
Door Prizes
22:00
Tower cleaned and secured
Confidence Cruise: Dry Night Sail
Dock Party – Social gathering at the dock
Sun June 7
8:00
Coffee & Treats on the dock
Cast-Off for home or Further MacAdventures

 

2020 Cruise – Blaine Regatta: May 16 – 18

BRIDGE CONTACT – REGATTA CAPTAIN – DARREN JENSEN

EVENT CANCELLED APRIL 17

DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS

2020 Blaine Performance Sail
Blaine Harbor, USA
May 16 – 18, 2020
Marina Info.
Blaine Harbour Marina Phone: (360) 647-6176
VHF Ch: 66a
 235 Marine Drive Blaine, WA 98231, Washington
blaineharbor@portofbellingham.com
Reservations MYCBC will reserve slips for this event
RSVP Please make a post to this thread letting us know if you will be attending.
Location 48°59.823N 122°44.484W
Flotilla  / Buddy Boats If you wish to sail with others to this event, please make your request in this thread.
Weather
 Tides

NOAA Source: Blaine Tide Prediction

MYCBC Freq.

All participating boats, monitor: VHF ch 72

DAY / TIME

DESCRIPTION

Fri May 15

Fri May 15

Afternoon/ evening

Rigging assistance available at boat launch (Call VHF-72)
IPA Run (members drive to local watering hole)
Dinner at Mexican Restaurant – time determined by members
Confidence Cruise – Night Sail
Dock Party – Social gathering at the dock

Sat May 16

8:30
Coffee & Treats on the Dock
9:30 
Skipper/Crew – Safety Sail meeting on the dock with Safety Sail Director – PFD Check and Throwing Devices
11:00 Deadline for Safety Forms submitted to Safety Sail Director Last call for crew (on dock) & Depart
13:00 Safety Sail Start (monitor VHF-72)
– after Safety Sail – Fun Sailing time
18:00
Dinner on your own
No gift exchange for this event 
22:00 Free Moorage tonight
Confidence Cruise: Dry Night Sail
Dock Party – Social gathering at the dock

Sun May 17

8:00 Coffee & Treats on the dock
10:00 Skipper/Crew race meeting on the dock with Race Director
10:30 Deadline for Race Forms submitted to Race Director
Last call for crew (on dock) or Check in on water for late arrivals by 10:30 on VHF 72
11:00 Race #1 Start Gun (monitor VHF-72)
– after Race #1, short break on the water
– Race #2, (if time permits) starts after the break
– White Rock Pier Sail-Pass (after Races if time permits monitor VHF-72)
18:00 Pot Luck Dinner (Boating Centre Social Room)
bring your favourite dish
– 50/50 Draw
– Safety Sail & Regatta Presentations
No gift exchange for this event 
22:00 Meeting Room Cleaned & Closed
Confidence Cruise: Dry Night Sail
Dock Party – Social gathering at the dock

Mon May 18

8:00 Coffee & Treats on the dock
Depart for home or on to further MacAdventures

 

2020 Cruise – MacSkills Basic Operation And Techniques: April 18 or 19

BRIDGE CONTACT – EDUCATION OFFICER – DARRY MAJOR

EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL SOCIAL DISTANCING RESTRICTIONS REMOVED

Participants will be contacted individually

Rocky Point Boat Launch
2805 Esplanade St, Port Moody
April 18 or 19, 2020
What is
MacSkills ?
During this 4 hour on the water day sail, we will review most key aspects of general seamanship and basic safety, along with practical hands-on participation that include; casting off and docking, boat handling and piloting, navigation, marine etiquette, VHF radios, and an introduction to sailing and boat balance. We also review the differences between the late model sport hulls (X, M) that allow planning ability and higher speeds verses the displacement hull models (S, D).

We highly recommended this 4 hour day sail for people who are new to boating, new to sailing, but also for those who have previous keel boat experience so as to understand the functions of adjustable keels and retractable rudders and water ballast verses lead keel ballast. This session is also a prerequisite for those wanting to sail with us on our MacFoulie. This is not a substitute for certified instruction.

FAQ’s
What do I need to bring? Warm foul weather gear, lifejacket, snacks/drink
Do I need my boat? No, we sail aboard a designated member’s boat.
What if it Rains? Rain or shine event. If conditions are extreme we will make a “cancel-call” the night before or that morning.
Participants will be contacted by email with more details.
Excercise Area Indian Arm
Reservations Space is limited
Reserve your spot by posting to this thread.
Location 49°16’54″N 122°51’00″W
Weather
 Tides

Tide Table Source:

MYCBC Freq.

All participating boats, monitor: VHF ch 72

Itinerary
Sat, April 18 Sat or Sun 9:00 – 15;00 Confidence Cruise Day Sail
Date, time and meeting location TBD based on Volunteer Club boat and Sail Coach. Specific itinerary  will be announced in the Spring

 

AA-CRUISE TEMPLATE

Event Intel
Marina Contact
Directions
Waypoints Charts
Tides and Currents
Mac VHF MAC’s monitor VHF   channel 73
Weather Site Howe Sound   http://www.theweathernetwork.com/marine/WWMA001140
Itinerary
Flotilla and Buddy Boat
RSVP post to this event thread