Cruising

[Updated 22/Oct/2018][Belatedly]

I updated the sailing schedule below, which mostly contains small updates/changes. I’ll update the calendar items over the next few days.

You can download the entire document here.

[Updated 6/Aug/2018]

UPDATE

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

2018 / 2019

(Draft for Editing – as of 8/3/18)

September 2018

  • ⛵ 🚙 Cruise to Pink Shell, Ft Myers Beach – GCSC      Labor Day Weekend
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – Harold’s Place Wednesday       9/12
  • ⛵ 🚙 Cruise to South Seas Resort, Captiva -CMCS Fri -Sun   9/14-16
  • ⛵  GCSC Summer Fun Races                                             Saturday 9/15
  • ⛵ GCSC Summer Fun Races                                             Saturday 9/29

October 2018

  • 🚙 Summerset Regatta, Skippers’ Meeting – CMCS Friday 10/5
  • ⛵ Summerset Regatta, Buoy Races – CMCS  Saturday 10/6
  • 🚙 Summerset Regatta, Cocktail Party – CMCS Saturday 10/6
  • ⛵ Summerset Regatta, Coastal Race – CMCS Sunday 10/7
  • 🚙 Summerset Regatta, Awards Party – CMCS Sunday 10/7
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – Harold’s Place Wednesday 10/10
  • 🚙Commodore’s Cup, Skippers’ Meeting – NSYC Friday 10/26
  • ⛵ Commodore’s Cup Regatta – NSYC Saturday 10/27
  • 🚙Commodore’s Cup Regatta, Award’s Party – NSYC Sunday 10/28

 

November 2018

  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC Sunday    11/11
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center Wednesday 11/14
  • ⛵ Festival of Islands the Regatta – CMCS                              Saturday 11/17
  • 🚙 Festival of Islands the Regatta Awards Party – CMCS Saturday 11/17
  • 🚙 Proposed Racing Committee Seminar at NSYC Sunday  11/19

 

 

December 2018

  • ⛵ Day Sail & Raft Up Lunch at Champney Bay       Saturday 12/1
  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC Sunday    12/2
  • 🚙 Offshore Regatta Skippers’ Meeting– CMCS Friday 12/7
  • ⛵ Fort Myers to Naples Offshore Regatta – GCSC     Saturday 12/8
  • 🚙 Offshore Regatta Awards Party– GCSC Saturday 12/8
  • 🚙 GCSC Holiday Party – River Park Com. Center Wednesday 12/12

 

January 2019

  • 🚙 New Year’s Cup Regatta Skippers’ Meeting – GCSC Friday    1/4
  • ⛵ New Year’s Cup Regatta – GCSC  Saturday   1/5
  • 🚙 New Year’s Cup Regatta Awards’ Party – GCSC         Sunday    1/6
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center Wednesday 1/9
  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC Sunday      1/13
  • ⛵ 🚙 MLK Weekend Cruise to Pink Shell – GCSC  Sat-Mon    1/19,20,21
  • ⛵ 🚙 Basic Boating & Cruising Seminar at MIYC   (?)          Sunday      1/27

February 2019

Super Bowl Sunday  –  Good Luck & Have Fun            Sunday         2/3

  • 🚙 Winter Commodore’s Cup Skippers’ Meeting – CMCS Friday          2/8
  • ⛵ Winter Commodore’s Cup Regatta – CMCS Saturday      2/9
  • 🚙 Winter Commodore’s Cup Awards Party – CMCS               Saturday     2/9
  • 🚙 Sunset Cruise on Keewaydin Queen for Club Volunteers Sunday         2/11
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center Wednesday  2/13
  • ⛵ Day Weekend Cruise to Panther Key – GCSC   Sat-Mon       2/16,17,18
  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC                             Sunday         2/24

 

 

March 2019

  • 🚙 Offshore Regatta Skippers’ Meeting – GCSC Friday 3/1
  • ⛵ Naples to Ft. Myers Offshore Regatta – CMCS Saturday      3/2
  • 🚙 Spring Offshore Regatta Awards’ Party   Saturday        3/2
  • ⛵ Day Sail & Raft Up Champney Bay, Naples – GCSC      Sunday            3/3
  • ⛵ Cayo Costa State Park Anchorage Cruise – CMCS         Fri – Mon       3/9, 11
  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC Sunday           3/10
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center Wednesday   3/13
  • 🚙 The Classic Regatta Skippers’ Meeting – GCSC Friday             3/22
  • ⛵ The Classic Regatta – GCSC                      Saturday          3/23
  • 🚙 Classic Regatta Awards Brunch GCSC – NSYC      Sunday  3/24 ??????? Or 2nd race??
  • ⛵ Cayo Costa, Cape Haze & Palm Island Cruise – CMCS Thurs – Sun.   3/28-31

 

April 2019

  • 🚙 Bud Light Skippers’ Meeting – SAMI Friday                4/5
  • ⛵ Bud Light Regatta, Buoy Races – SAMI Saturday           4/6
  • ⛵ Bud Light Fun Distance Race – SAMI                         Sunday 4/7
  • 🚙 Bud Light Regatta Awards’ Dinner – SAMI                       Sunday            4/7
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center Wednesday     4/10
  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC                               Sunday             4/14
  • ⛵ Point South Cruise to Panther Key – CMCS – Tues.   4/19-4/24
  • ⛵Lorelei & Bob sail south to join the CMCS Panther Key  4/19 – 5/3

Cruise, then onto Key West for the Conch Republic’s

Independence Celebrations ⛵ 🚙 weekend of 4/26,27 & 28th.

  • ⛵ 🚙 Sanibel Marina Cruise – SAMI   Fri – Sun.        4/26-28
  • 🚙 Messmer Cup Regatta, Skippers’ Meeting – NSYC Friday  4/26
  • ⛵ Messmer Cup Regatta – NSYC Saturday 4/27
  • 🚙 Messmer Cup Awards Brunch – NSYC Sunday           4/28

 

May 2019

  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – Harold’s Place Wednesday      5/8
  • 🚙 Most Memorable Regatta, Skippers’ Meeting – NSYC Thursday 5/16
  • ⛵ Most Memorable Regatta to Tampa Bay* – NSYC Fri & Sat     5/17,18
  • 🚙 Most Memorable Regatta Awards’ Party – DIYC     Sunday    5/19
  • 🚙 Return Regatta to Fort Myers*Skippers’ Meeting – DIYC       Thursday 5/23
  • ⛵ Return Regatta to Fort Myers* – NSYC & DIYC  Fri & Sat   5/24,25
  • 🚙 Return Regatta Awards Party – Bonita Bill’s Ft Myers Beach – Sunday  5/26
  • ⛵ 🚙 Punta Gorda – Fisherman’s Village Cruise – SAMI            –Tues.   5/23 -28

 

June to August 2019

See our Summer Events Schedule to be Published in the Spring of 2019.

 

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