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Future Events

October, 2021

Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sunday
31

November, 2021

Monday
15
Sunday
21
Marco Island
10:00 AM
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Not a cruising event but the 25 th anniversary of the Ladies Regatta. Come join the fun in this casual pursuit race.
Thursday
25
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Drive to the Rod and Gun Club, Everglades City to share Thanksgiving Dinner with our friends at CMCS or sail the day before. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED WITH CMCS. Go to www.cmcs-sail.org to register and get an agenda for the Thanksgiving Day activities.

January, 2022

Saturday
29
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina
8:00 AM
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The popular cruise to the Pink Shell Resort Ft Myers Beach is back again this year. REGISTER NOW TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU GET A SLIP. CALL THE DOCKMASTER DAVE OR CRAIG AT (239) 463-8620. Tell them that you are with the Gulf Coast Sailing Club or that “Rick Reed sent you” to get the best rates. Cruise to the resort and enjoy all of the resort amenities or drive to participate in the GCSC social activities ( see the Pink Shell Drive to Lunch calendar entry). Each boat gets passes to the resort that includes beach access, beach chairs, use of three resort type pools, a spa, a gym, kayaks, paddle boards and more. The hotel has two restaurants. There is a trolley at 75 cents per person that runs the length of the island to other resorts, shops, restaurants and their “Times Square”. The Marina slips include electric, WIFI, cable TV, water and pump out. Please PLEASE REGISTER ON THIS SITE FOR THIS CRUISE and call the Dock Master Dave or Craig at ((239) 463-8620? and make your own slip reservations. They are holding slips for us. Tell them that you are with the Gulf Coast Sailing Club or that “Rick Reed sent you” to get the best rates.
Sunday
30
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina
8:00 AM
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The popular cruise to the Pink Shell Resort Ft Myers Beach is back again this year. REGISTER NOW TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU GET A SLIP. CALL THE DOCKMASTER DAVE OR CRAIG AT (239) 463-8620. Tell them that you are with the Gulf Coast Sailing Club or that “Rick Reed sent you” to get the best rates. Cruise to the resort and enjoy all of the resort amenities or drive to participate in the GCSC social activities ( see the Pink Shell Drive to Lunch calendar entry). Each boat gets passes to the resort that includes beach access, beach chairs, use of three resort type pools, a spa, a gym, kayaks, paddle boards and more. The hotel has two restaurants. There is a trolley at 75 cents per person that runs the length of the island to other resorts, shops, restaurants and their “Times Square”. The Marina slips include electric, WIFI, cable TV, water and pump out. Please PLEASE REGISTER ON THIS SITE FOR THIS CRUISE and call the Dock Master Dave or Craig at ((239) 463-8620? and make your own slip reservations. They are holding slips for us. Tell them that you are with the Gulf Coast Sailing Club or that “Rick Reed sent you” to get the best rates.
Sunday
30
Nervous Nellies Restaurant
12:30 PM
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Join the skippers at the Nervous Nellie‘s restaurant for a fun lunch outside on the deck. PLEASE REGISTER ON THIS SITE FOR THIS EVENT as we need to provide the restaurant with count of participants in advance.
Monday
31
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina
8:00 AM
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The popular cruise to the Pink Shell Resort Ft Myers Beach is back again this year. REGISTER NOW TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU GET A SLIP. CALL THE DOCKMASTER DAVE OR CRAIG AT (239) 463-8620. Tell them that you are with the Gulf Coast Sailing Club or that “Rick Reed sent you” to get the best rates. Cruise to the resort and enjoy all of the resort amenities or drive to participate in the GCSC social activities ( see the Pink Shell Drive to Lunch calendar entry). Each boat gets passes to the resort that includes beach access, beach chairs, use of three resort type pools, a spa, a gym, kayaks, paddle boards and more. The hotel has two restaurants. There is a trolley at 75 cents per person that runs the length of the island to other resorts, shops, restaurants and their “Times Square”. The Marina slips include electric, WIFI, cable TV, water and pump out. Please PLEASE REGISTER ON THIS SITE FOR THIS CRUISE and call the Dock Master Dave or Craig at ((239) 463-8620? and make your own slip reservations. They are holding slips for us. Tell them that you are with the Gulf Coast Sailing Club or that “Rick Reed sent you” to get the best rates.

February, 2022

Saturday
5
Champney Bay Naples and Port Royal
1:00 PM
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Champney Bay is in Naples Harbor near Gordon’s Pass. All Power Boats and Sail boats, big and small, are welcome to this fun Raft-Up lunch. Raft-up in Champney Bay, Naples Harbor at 1:00 PM. Sail in the morning, then all boats meet for Lunch and socializing. All boats will be tied together to form an Island. Walk from boat to boat to chat and share lunch and drinks. This is a Southwest Florida Inter-Club Cruising Event. All members welcome as Crew or Guests as space allows. ***** Anchoring overnight in Champney Bay IS ALLOWED ***** Come a day earlier or Stay till the next Day.
Friday
18
Marco Island - Specific Restaurant Yet to Be Determined
6:30 PM
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LANDSIDE DINNER. You are Invited to the Panther Key Pre-Cruise Dinner Friday night prior to the Cruise. THIS IS A DRIVE TO EVENT. All Members are welcome. Join other cruisers at a Marco Island Restaurant (specific restaurant yet to be determined). All are invited to join fellow cruisers whether or not you are sailing to Panther. This will be a FUN evening to share with fellow sailors.
Saturday
19
Panther Key - 25 mi south of Marco Island - Near the Everglades - Between Dismal Pass + Fakahatchee
8:00 AM
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Panther Key is a small uninhabited island with a sandy beach located about 25 nm south of Marco. It is one of our most popular cruises. Join us on President‘s Weekend for the Skippers Dinner Friday night prior to the cruise, then cruise to Panther on Saturday for bonfires on the beach and other fun activities.
Sunday
20
Panther Key - 25 mi south of Marco Island - Near the Everglades - Between Dismal Pass + Fakahatchee
8:00 AM
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Panther Key is a small uninhabited island with a sandy beach located about 25 nm south of Marco. It is one of our most popular cruises. Join us on President‘s Weekend for the Skippers Dinner Friday night prior to the cruise, then cruise to Panther on Saturday for bonfires on the beach and other fun activities.
Monday
21
Panther Key - 25 mi south of Marco Island - Near the Everglades - Between Dismal Pass + Fakahatchee
8:00 AM
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Panther Key is a small uninhabited island with a sandy beach located about 25 nm south of Marco. It is one of our most popular cruises. Join us on President‘s Weekend for the Skippers Dinner Friday night prior to the cruise, then cruise to Panther on Saturday for bonfires on the beach and other fun activities.

March, 2022

Friday
18
Marlin Marina
24° 42' 57”, -81° 5' 20”
8:00 AM
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Returning to Marlin Marina Marathon Key after a successful cruise in 2021. Come enjoy the fun. RESERVE YOUR SLIP NOW BEFORE THE MARINA IS FULL!! Call Marlin Marina + Resort (305) 517-3108? and speak to Gregg. Tell him that you are with Gulf Coast Sailing and mention my name Rick Reed

Marathon is a tropical island community in the Florida Keys. It‘s set on 13 islands, known for their beaches and barrier reef. It maintains a retro, nautical atmosphere with family-friendly festivals and attractions. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets, barbecues and local restaurants.

THIS CRUISE IS SCHEDULED AFTER THE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL. Come a week early and celebrate at the Marathon Seafood Festival or join other SWFL Sailing Club cruisers travelling overnight or stopping along the way to Marathon. Enjoy the weekend then extend your cruise to Key West, Dry Tortugas, Bahamas, wherever.

Options in Marathon include slip rentals (MARLIN MARINA - PRIMARY LOCATION FOR THIS CRUISE), moorings (Marathon City Marina) and anchoring. Social events will be held at Marathon Restaurants, Marathon public parks and the Marlin Marina.
Saturday
19
Marlin Marina
24° 42' 57”, -81° 5' 20”
8:00 AM
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Returning to Marlin Marina Marathon Key after a successful cruise in 2021. Come enjoy the fun. RESERVE YOUR SLIP NOW BEFORE THE MARINA IS FULL!! Call Marlin Marina + Resort (305) 517-3108? and speak to Gregg. Tell him that you are with Gulf Coast Sailing and mention my name Rick Reed

Marathon is a tropical island community in the Florida Keys. It‘s set on 13 islands, known for their beaches and barrier reef. It maintains a retro, nautical atmosphere with family-friendly festivals and attractions. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets, barbecues and local restaurants.

THIS CRUISE IS SCHEDULED AFTER THE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL. Come a week early and celebrate at the Marathon Seafood Festival or join other SWFL Sailing Club cruisers travelling overnight or stopping along the way to Marathon. Enjoy the weekend then extend your cruise to Key West, Dry Tortugas, Bahamas, wherever.

Options in Marathon include slip rentals (MARLIN MARINA - PRIMARY LOCATION FOR THIS CRUISE), moorings (Marathon City Marina) and anchoring. Social events will be held at Marathon Restaurants, Marathon public parks and the Marlin Marina.
Sunday
20
Marlin Marina
24° 42' 57”, -81° 5' 20”
8:00 AM
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Returning to Marlin Marina Marathon Key after a successful cruise in 2021. Come enjoy the fun. RESERVE YOUR SLIP NOW BEFORE THE MARINA IS FULL!! Call Marlin Marina + Resort (305) 517-3108? and speak to Gregg. Tell him that you are with Gulf Coast Sailing and mention my name Rick Reed

Marathon is a tropical island community in the Florida Keys. It‘s set on 13 islands, known for their beaches and barrier reef. It maintains a retro, nautical atmosphere with family-friendly festivals and attractions. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets, barbecues and local restaurants.

THIS CRUISE IS SCHEDULED AFTER THE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL. Come a week early and celebrate at the Marathon Seafood Festival or join other SWFL Sailing Club cruisers travelling overnight or stopping along the way to Marathon. Enjoy the weekend then extend your cruise to Key West, Dry Tortugas, Bahamas, wherever.

Options in Marathon include slip rentals (MARLIN MARINA - PRIMARY LOCATION FOR THIS CRUISE), moorings (Marathon City Marina) and anchoring. Social events will be held at Marathon Restaurants, Marathon public parks and the Marlin Marina.
Monday
21
Marlin Marina
24° 42' 57”, -81° 5' 20”
8:00 AM
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Returning to Marlin Marina Marathon Key after a successful cruise in 2021. Come enjoy the fun. RESERVE YOUR SLIP NOW BEFORE THE MARINA IS FULL!! Call Marlin Marina + Resort (305) 517-3108? and speak to Gregg. Tell him that you are with Gulf Coast Sailing and mention my name Rick Reed

Marathon is a tropical island community in the Florida Keys. It‘s set on 13 islands, known for their beaches and barrier reef. It maintains a retro, nautical atmosphere with family-friendly festivals and attractions. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets, barbecues and local restaurants.

THIS CRUISE IS SCHEDULED AFTER THE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL. Come a week early and celebrate at the Marathon Seafood Festival or join other SWFL Sailing Club cruisers travelling overnight or stopping along the way to Marathon. Enjoy the weekend then extend your cruise to Key West, Dry Tortugas, Bahamas, wherever.

Options in Marathon include slip rentals (MARLIN MARINA - PRIMARY LOCATION FOR THIS CRUISE), moorings (Marathon City Marina) and anchoring. Social events will be held at Marathon Restaurants, Marathon public parks and the Marlin Marina.
Tuesday
22
Marlin Marina
24° 42' 57”, -81° 5' 20”
8:00 AM
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Returning to Marlin Marina Marathon Key after a successful cruise in 2021. Come enjoy the fun. RESERVE YOUR SLIP NOW BEFORE THE MARINA IS FULL!! Call Marlin Marina + Resort (305) 517-3108? and speak to Gregg. Tell him that you are with Gulf Coast Sailing and mention my name Rick Reed

Marathon is a tropical island community in the Florida Keys. It‘s set on 13 islands, known for their beaches and barrier reef. It maintains a retro, nautical atmosphere with family-friendly festivals and attractions. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets, barbecues and local restaurants.

THIS CRUISE IS SCHEDULED AFTER THE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL. Come a week early and celebrate at the Marathon Seafood Festival or join other SWFL Sailing Club cruisers travelling overnight or stopping along the way to Marathon. Enjoy the weekend then extend your cruise to Key West, Dry Tortugas, Bahamas, wherever.

Options in Marathon include slip rentals (MARLIN MARINA - PRIMARY LOCATION FOR THIS CRUISE), moorings (Marathon City Marina) and anchoring. Social events will be held at Marathon Restaurants, Marathon public parks and the Marlin Marina.

April, 2022

Saturday
9
Smokehouse Bay
Marco Island Esplanade
11:00 AM
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Return to one of the most popular destinations. Share lunch or snacks with fellow cruisers. Stay the night in Marco Island and participate in the Bud Light Regatta on Sunday. THIS IS A DRIVE TO EVENT. Park in the Marco Island Esplanade parking lot and call the Cruise Leader to get a dinghy ride to the Raft-Up. High tide is at 9:55 low at 14:05
Friday
29
Fisherman's Village Marina
8:00 AM
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Join the last cruising event of the season. Head north towards Charlotte Harbor. Fisherman’s Village is a waterfront shopping, entertainment, and resort complex located along Charlotte Harbor in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Saturday
30
Fisherman's Village Marina
8:00 AM
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Join the last cruising event of the season. Head north towards Charlotte Harbor. Fisherman’s Village is a waterfront shopping, entertainment, and resort complex located along Charlotte Harbor in Punta Gorda, Florida.

May, 2022

Sunday
1
Fisherman's Village Marina
8:00 AM
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Join the last cruising event of the season. Head north towards Charlotte Harbor. Fisherman’s Village is a waterfront shopping, entertainment, and resort complex located along Charlotte Harbor in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Monday
2
Fisherman's Village Marina
8:00 AM
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Join the last cruising event of the season. Head north towards Charlotte Harbor. Fisherman’s Village is a waterfront shopping, entertainment, and resort complex located along Charlotte Harbor in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Gulf Coast Sailing Club
P.O. Box 2121
Naples, FL 34106
United States of America
Gulf Coast Sailing Club