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UPDATE 16 May

Summer Sailing Activities

This Summer’s Sailing Season is filled with fun events

This Email includes our Summer Season Calendar of Events. More information about each event will be announced via Email Blasts to Members and Information will be posted on the sponsoring Club’s Web Site.

Many of these events are “Drive To” events or have a “Drive To” Meeting or Party attached to the Event. There is no reason to miss out on participating.

GCSC’s Summer Sailing Season includes two “Informal” fun race Saturday events each summer month.

GCSC Summer seasonal events includes monthly Sunday Home Pool Parties.

Notes:

  • Please see Sponsoring Club’s Website and Newsletters for actual event details.

Any questions or suggestions for Cruising & Day Sail Activities – Please Contact.

Bob Diamond – Fleet Captain Cruising GCSC

             1 239 404 4844     rmdiamond@aol.com

OR

Jonnie Westerop    jonnie@live.com

You are invited

Gulf Coast Sailing Club

Sailing Calendar

2019/2020

(Draft for Editing – as of 9/20/19)

 

September 2019

  • GCSC Cruise to Pink Shell, Ft Myers Beach Labor Day Weekend
  • GCSC Members’ Meeting – Harold’s Place Wednesday   9/11
  • GCSC Summer Fun Races                                                      Saturday        9/14
  • Cruise to South Seas Resort, Captiva -CMCS Fri -Sun          9/13-15
  • GCSC Summer Fun Races Saturday        9/28

October 2019

  • ⛵🚙 Sommerset Regatta – CMCS          Fri,Sat,Sun  10/4 -6  (Confirmed)
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – Harolds Place Wednesday 10/9
  • ⛵ Naples Commodore’s Cup – NSYC                    Saturday     10/26  (Confirmed)
  • 🚙 NSYC Commodore’s Cup Skipper’ and Award’s Meetings (Planned? Venue Reserved ?)

November 2019

  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC Sunday     11/10 (Request Date frm Sugden)
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center Wednesday 11/13 (Reserve Date frm RPCC)
  • ⛵ Festival of Islands the Regatta – CMCS                              Saturday   11/16 (Confirmed)
  • 🚙 Festival of Islands the Regatta Awards Party – CMCS Saturday   11/16 (Request date frm CMCS)
  • ⛵ 🚙 Day Sail & Raft Up Lunch Smokehouse Bay – GCSC Sunday     11/ 24 (Confirmed)

 

December 2020

  • 🚙 Offshore Regatta Skippers’ Meeting– CMCS Friday           12/7 (Need Venue)
  • ⛵ Fort Myers to Naples Offshore Regatta – GCSC     Saturday      12/7 (Confirmed)
  • ⛵ Sunday GCSC Pursuit Race??              Sunday         12/8 (Decision needed)
  • 🚙 Offshore Regatta Awards Party – GCSC  Saturday      12/8or12/9 (Decision & Venue)
  • 🚙 GCSC Holiday Party – River Park Com. Center   Wednesday 12/11 (Reserve Date frm RPCC)

January 2020

  • 🚙 New Year’s Cup Regatta Skippers’ Meeting – GCSC   Friday         1/3 (Venue Needed)
  • ⛵ New Year’s Cup Regatta – GCSC  Saturday     1/4 (Confirmed)
  • ⛵ Sunday GCSC Pursuit Race??              Sunday        1/5 (Decision needed)
  • 🚙 New Year’s Cup Regatta Awards’ Party – GCSC Sunday        1/6 (Venue Needed)
  • ⛵ Sunday GCSC Pursuit Race??              Sunday       1/6 (Decision needed)
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center      Wednesday 1/9 (Reserve Date frm RPCC)
  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC Sunday        1/13(Request Date frm Sugden)
  • ⛵ 🚙 MLK Weekend Cruise to Pink Shell – GCSC  Sat-Mon      1/19,21 (Confirmed)

February 2020

Super Bowl Sunday  2020 –  Good Luck & Have Fun           Sunday      2/2

  • 🚙 Winter Commodore’s Cup Skippers’ Meeting – CMCS Friday        2/7
  • ⛵ Winter Commodore’s Cup Regatta – CMCS Saturday    2/8 (Confirmed)
  • 🚙 Winter Commodore’s Cup Awards Party – CMCS               Saturday   2/8
  • 🚙 Sunset Cruise on Keewaydin Queen for Club Volunteers Sunday      2/9 (Confirmed)
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center              2/12(Reserve Date frm RPCC)
  • 🚙 GCSC Panther Key Mexican Dinner Party on Marco          Friday        2/14 (Reserve Date @ ZAZA)
  • ⛵ Day Weekend Cruise to Panther Key – GCSC      Sat-Mon   2/15,16,17 (Confirmed)
  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC                             Sunday     2/23(Request Date frm Sugden)
  • 🚙 Offshore Regatta Skippers’ Meeting – GCSC Friday       2/28 (Venue Needed)
  • ⛵ Naples to Ft. Myers Offshore Regatta – CMCS           Saturday  2/29 (confirmed)
  • 🚙 Spring Offshore Regatta Awards’ Party           Saturday  2/29

 

 

March 2020

  • ⛵ Day Sail & Raft Up Champney Bay, Naples – GCSC       Saturday   3/7 (Confirmed)
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center         3/13(Reserve Date frm RPCC)
  • ⛵ 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC                   Sunday    3/15(Request Date frm Sugden)
  • 🚙 The Classic Regatta Skippers’ Meeting – GCSC Friday      3/20(Venue Needed)
  • ⛵ The Classic Regatta – GCSC Saturday 3/21 (confirmed)
  • 🚙 Classic Regatta Awards Brunch GCSC – NSYC                   Sunday    3/22 (Reserve Venue)

⛵ Consider a Sunday Pursuit Race and the Awards the following Sunday 

April 2020

  • 🚙 Bud Light Skippers’ Meeting – SAMI Friday          4/5
  • ⛵ Bud Light Regatta, Buoy Races – SAMI Saturday     4/4 (Confirmed)
  • ⛵ Bud Light Fun Pursuit Distance Race – SAMI Sunday       4/5 (Confirmed)
  • 🚙 Bud Light Regatta Awards’ Dinner – SAMI                       Sunday       4/5
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center               4/8(Reserve Date frm RPCC)
  • ⛵ Day Sail & Raft Up Champney Bay, Naples – GCSC                 Saturday   4/11 (Confirmed)
  • Easter Sunday 2020                                                                         Sunday      4/12
  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC                                     4/19(Request Date frm Sugden)
  • ⛵ Point South Cruise to Panther Key – CMCS                            – Tues 4/16-4/19 (Contact CMCS)
  • ⛵ 🚙 Sanibel Marina Cruise – SAMI   Fri – Sun.      4/24-26 (Contact SAMI)
  • 🚙 Messmer Cup Regatta, Skippers’ Meeting – NSYC             Friday          4/26 (Reserve Venue)
  • ⛵ Messmer Cup Regatta – NSYC           Saturday      4/25 (Confirmed)
  • 🚙 Messmer Cup Awards Brunch – NSYC  Sunday         4/26 (Reserve Venue)

 

May 2020

  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – Harold’s Place Wednesday      5/8 (Reserve Venue)
  • 🚙 Most Memorable Regatta, Skippers’ Meeting – NSYC Thursday 5/14 (Reserve Venue)
  • ⛵ Most Memorable Regatta to Tampa Bay* – NSYC Fri & Sat     5/15,16 (Confirmed)
  • 🚙 Most Memorable Regatta Awards’ Party – DIYC Sunday    5/17
  • 🚙 Return Regatta to Fort Myers*Skippers’ Meeting – DIYC       Thursday 5/21
  • ⛵ Return Regatta to Fort Myers* – NSYC & DIYC  Fri & Sat   5/22,23 (Confirmed)
  • 🚙 Return Regatta Awards Party – Bonita Bill’s Ft Myers Beach – Sunday  5/26  (Confirm Venue)
  • ⛵ 🚙 Punta Gorda – Fisherman’s Village Cruise – SAMI            –Tues.   5/21 -26

June to August 2020

See our Summer Events Schedule to be Published in the Spring of 2020.

Notes:

  • Please see Sponsoring Club’s Website and Newsletters for actual event details.

Local Sailing Clubs:

CMCS – Caloosahatchee Marching & Chowder Society – www.cmcs-sail.org

DIYC –   Davis Island Yacht Club www.diyc.org

GCSC –  Gulf Coast Sailing Club  www.gulfcoastsailingclub.com

MIYC – Marco Island Yacht Club – www.marcoislandyachtclub.net

NSYC – Naples Sailing & Yacht Club – www.thensyc.com

NYC –   Naples Yacht Club – www.naplesyc.com

SAMI-   Sailing Association of Marco Island – www.samisailor.org

SPYC –  St. Petersburg Yacht Club –  wwwspyc.org

 

  • ⛵ The Sail Boat icon indicates an event that requires a boat to participate. Power Boats are welcome on Cruises, Raft Ups and as spectator or support vessels for Sail Boat races.

 

🚙 The Automobile icon indicates an event that can be driven to. These events offer a great way to participate even if you are not a boat owner or on a crew. All GCSC Members and Members of affiliated Clubs are welcome to join in the fun at all of our events.

 

  • * The May Regattas to/from Tampa Bay will have a “Cruiser Sail Along” with FREE Dockage in Tampa Bay for both Racers and Cruisers.

 

 

Ver. 7/27/18