Cruising

2019/2020 Season

Southwest Florida Inter-Club

Cruising and Day Sailing Programs

From: GCSC Fleet Captain Cruising – Richard Reed

We have Scheduled a full Calendar of Cruising Events for 2020. Please review our Events Calendar and Posters in this Issue. Then, please mark your own personal calendar with the Cruising events you wish to join. (Events with revised dates are marked.)

Please review our Sailing Events Calendar below and Mark YOUR CALENDAR with your favorite events. Please see the Sponsoring Club’s Website and Newsletter Posters for actual event details.

Rick Reed

1 508-237-1218

richard.d.reed@gmail.com

Gulf Coast Sailing Club

All Events Sailing 2020 Calendar

(As of 3/11/2020 )

March 2020

  • ⛵ Day Sail & Raft Up Champney Bay, Naples – GCSC Saturday          3/7
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center                  3/11
  • 🚙 The Classic Regatta Skippers’ Meeting – GCSC  Friday               3/20
  • ⛵ The Classic Regatta – GCSC Saturday           3/21
  • 🚙 Classic Regatta Awards Brunch GCSC – NSYC               Sunday              3/22
  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC          Sunday              3/29
  • ⛵ Cayo Costa Cruise – SAMI (CANCELLED)                         Thursday    3/26,27,28,29

April 2020

  • 🚙 Bud Light Skippers’ Meeting – SAMI                                      Friday            4/3
  • ⛵ Bud Light Regatta, Buoy Races – SAMI    Saturday       4/4
  • ⛵ Bud Light Fun Pursuit Distance Race – SAMI                       Sunday          4/5
  • 🚙 Bud Light Regatta Awards’ Dinner – SAMI                        Sunday          4/5
  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – River Park Com. Center                4/8
  • ⛵ Day Sail & Raft Up Smokehouse Bay, Marco – GCSC  Saturday        4/11

(High Tide @ 4:01 PM, Sunset 7:49 PM)

  • Easter Sunday 2020                                                                   Sunday           4/12
  • 🚙 Sugden Lake Sailing and training – GCSC                 4/19
  • ⛵ Point South Cruise to Panther Key – CMCS Thurs- Tues     4/16-4/19
  • ⛵ 🚙 Pink Shell Marina Cruise – SAMI             Fri-Sat             4/24-4/25
  • ⛵ Cayo Costa or other ICW location Cruise – SAMI            Sun-Mon          4/26-4/27
  • 🚙 Messmer Cup Regatta, Skippers’ Meeting – NSYC Friday              4/24
  • ⛵ Messmer Cup Regatta – NSYC  Saturday         4/25
  • 🚙 Messmer Cup Awards Brunch – NSYC Sunday            4/26

May 2020

  • 🚙 GCSC Members’ Meeting – Harold’s Place Wednesday    5/13
  • 🚙 Most Memorable Regatta, Skippers’ Meeting – NSYC Thursday         5/14
  • ⛵ Most Memorable Regatta to Tampa Bay* – NSYC Fri & Sat          5/15,16
  • 🚙 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
  • 🚙 Return Regatta Awards Party – Bonita Bill’s Ft Myers Beach Sunday           5/24
  • ⛵ 🚙 Punta Gorda – Fisherman’s Village Cruise – SAMI (????)  –Tues.  5/21 -26

June to August 2020

Summer Events 2020 Calendar to be Published to Members in the Spring of 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.
  • ⛵🛩 Bahamas Cruise to Exumas – Will Discuss – Dates Open – Call Bob Diamond 1 239 404 4844