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The event calendar shows upcoming club events. Select a view then use the navigation buttons to move between dates. Click on the event to view more information, including the event description, times, location, fees and any rules regarding attendance; you can also register for events from this screen. Click on the magnifying glass on the toolbar to see search and filter options.


Future Events

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
More Info
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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

Wednesday
2
Marco Executive Airport
6:00 PM
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The Cruising Forum is an opportunity for Cruisers to meet to discuss topics of interest, experiences at sea and learn the secrets to successful cruising. All members, potential members and guests of the SWFL sailing clubs are invited. Each forum will include multiple topics plus an “Open Forum” for all to raise questions or issues with your boat.
Thursday
3
Naples Sailing & Yacht Club
7:00 PM
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Our Board meetings are formalized for the leadership of the organization, however, they are open to any members who would like to observe.
Wednesday
9
River Park Community Center
6:00 PM
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Although we might like to meet on the water all the time, we have Club get togethers on land as well. Join your fellow sailors at the monthly Club meetings that include food, guest speakers on a variety of seaworthy topics, camaraderie and a themed-party atmosphere.
Saturday
12
Fort Myers Beach of the San Carlos (SC) Mark
10:00 AM
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Part of the boat of the year series with buoy racing of Ft Myers Beach Pier in the Gulf of Mexico. For registration you will be directed to an external website Yachtscoring
Sunday
13
Sugden Regional Park
12:00 PM
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Come join us on smaller sailboats and fun in the sun. Feel free to bring a dish to share and your swimsuit. The fees are as follows to cover the rental of the facility and the boats
$15 for a single person
$25 for a couple
$30 for an entire family
ALL AGES ARE WELCOME!!! Great way to introduce your kids to sailing in a safe environment. Pay onsite
There are three Hobie catamarans and seven Precision 15 sailboats available!

Attendance fee is $5 more for non-Gulf Coast Sailing Club members.
You can join GCSC on site if you‘d like
Friday
18
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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. 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.
Saturday
19
Start at Naples Pier, finish at Fort Myers Beach SC mark
10:00 AM
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Annual racing event starting by Naples Pier and finishing by the SC mark of Fort Myers Beach. To register you will be directed to an external website Yachtscoring
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.
Thursday
24
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Annual event to raise money for Freedom Waters. You will be directed to an external website to register

March, 2022

Thursday
3
KONE elevators office
7:00 PM
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Our Board meetings are formalized for the leadership of the organization, however, they are open to any members who would like to observe.
Saturday
5
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Annual event in Punta Gorda. You will be directed to an external page to register
Wednesday
9
River Park Community Center
6:00 PM
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Although we might like to meet on the water all the time, we have Club get togethers on land as well. Join your fellow sailors at the monthly Club meetings that include food, guest speakers on a variety of seaworthy topics, camaraderie and a themed-party atmosphere.
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.
Saturday
19
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Naples Classic Regatta
Naples Sailing & Yacht Club
Naples, FL, USA
Saturday
19
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Naples Classic Regatta
Naples Sailing & Yacht Club
Naples, FL, USA
Sunday
20
Marlin Marina
24° 42' 57”, -81° 5' 20”
8:00 AM
More Info
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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
More Info
Less Info
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
More Info
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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.
Friday
25
Sugden Regional Park
4:00 PM
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Bill Miesner Tribute - Bill‘s Boat Shoe Bash

April, 2022

Thursday
7
KONE elevators office
7:00 PM
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Our Board meetings are formalized for the leadership of the organization, however, they are open to any members who would like to observe.
Saturday
9
Gulf of Mexico of the Naples Pier
10:00 AM
Wednesday
13
River Park Community Center
6:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Although we might like to meet on the water all the time, we have Club get togethers on land as well. Join your fellow sailors at the monthly Club meetings that include food, guest speakers on a variety of seaworthy topics, camaraderie and a themed-party atmosphere.
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. Cayo Costa is a State Park, a unique island with a rich history of old Florida near the entrance to Charlotte Harbor .Fisherman’s Village is a waterfront shopping, entertainment, and resort complex located further east 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. Cayo Costa is a State Park, a unique island with a rich history of old Florida near the entrance to Charlotte Harbor .Fisherman’s Village is a waterfront shopping, entertainment, and resort complex located further east 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. Cayo Costa is a State Park, a unique island with a rich history of old Florida near the entrance to Charlotte Harbor .Fisherman’s Village is a waterfront shopping, entertainment, and resort complex located further east in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Monday
2
Fisherman's Village Marina
8:00 AM
More Info
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Join the last cruising event of the season. Head north towards Charlotte Harbor. Cayo Costa is a State Park, a unique island with a rich history of old Florida near the entrance to Charlotte Harbor .Fisherman’s Village is a waterfront shopping, entertainment, and resort complex located further east in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Thursday
5
KONE elevators office
7:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Our Board meetings are formalized for the leadership of the organization, however, they are open to any members who would like to observe.
Wednesday
11
River Park Community Center
6:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Although we might like to meet on the water all the time, we have Club get togethers on land as well. Join your fellow sailors at the monthly Club meetings that include food, guest speakers on a variety of seaworthy topics, camaraderie and a themed-party atmosphere.
Gulf Coast Sailing Club
P.O. Box 2121
Naples, FL 34106
United States of America
Gulf Coast Sailing Club