Cruising

Gulf Coast Sailing Club 2017 Cruising and Day Sailing Programs

We look forward to helping more folks enjoy the fun and camaraderie of the Club Sailing Experience.

All our Southwest Florida Yacht Clubs and Sailing Clubs participate in Inter-Club Racing Events.

Now, we are adding to our schedules Inter-Club Cruising and Day Sailing Events to provide even more opportunities for our Members to enjoy Sailing.

2017 -2018 Cruising calendar

ALL Cruisers are welcome to bring their boats out and observe any of the scheduled regattas. We only ask to maintain a safe distance for as to not interfere

November 2017

  1. Commodore’s Cup Regatta – NSYC                                   Saturday 11/4
  2. Festival of Islands the Regatta – GCSC CMCS                   Saturday 11/11
  3. Sugden Lake Sailing and BBQ – GCSC                               Sunday    11/19

December 2017

  1. Day Sail & Raft up Lunch at Champney Bay                     Saturday 12/2
  2. Naples/ Fort Myers Offshore Regatta GCSC & CMCS       Saturday 12/9
  3. Sugden Lake Sailing and BBQ – GCSC                                 Sunday  12/10

January 2018

  1. New Year’s Cup Regatta – GCSC                                        Saturday   1/6
  2. MLK Weekend Cruise to Panther Key – GCSC                   Sat-Mon   1/13,14,15
  3. Sugden Lake Sailing and BBQ – GCSC                                 Sunday     1/21
  4. Day Sail & lunch at Esplanade Marina on Marco             Sunday   1/28

February 2018

  1. Proposed Seminar at NSYC                                                 Sunday     2/4
  2. Winter Cup Regatta – CMCS                                                 Saturday  2/10
  3. Sugden Lake Sailing and BBQ – GCSC                                 Sunday     2/11
  4. Pres. Day Wkend Cruise to Pink Shell & North – GCSC     Sat-Mon   2/17,18,19

March 2018

  1. Day Sail & Raft up Lunch Nelson’s Walk Bay Naples         Sunday    3/4
  2. Spring Regatta – CMCS & GCSC                                            Saturday   3/10
  3. Sugden Lake Sailing and BBQ – GCSC                                  Sunday     3/11
  4. The Classic Regatta – GCSC                                                    Sat & Sun 3/24,25

April 2018

  1. Bud Light Regatta – SAMI                                                          Sat & Sun 4/7,8
  2. Sugden Lake Sailing and BBQ – GCSC                                       Sunday     4/15
  3. Messmer Cup Regatta – NSYC                                                   Saturday   4/28
  4. Bahamas / Abaco Cruise – Call Bob Diamond to discuss dates and routes.

May 2018

  1. Race to Reality Regatta to St. Pete* – NSYC                             5/10,11,12
  2. Return to Reality Regatta to Fort Myers NSYC                     5/13,14
  3. Memorial Weekend Cruise (Open)                                       Sat-Mon 5/26,27,28

June 2018

  1. Abaco Race Week                                                                         Last Week in June

Notes:

Bob and Lorelei are planning a Bahamas/Abacos Cruise this spring. Anyone else who would like to bring their boat also please contact Bob.

Bob also considering a series of Wednesday Day Sails (A few hours in the Gulf) December to March. Anyone interested please call.

All suggestions for Cruising Day Sail Activities – Please Contact  Bob Diamond – Fleet Captain Cruising GCSC

1 239 404 4844

rmdiamond@aol.com

11/3/2017