Feb 13, 2020

Martin 242 Around the MarkMartin 242’s around the mark

Do you like to sail? Are you competitive? Then come race Martin242s with us! Diarize March 11, 7pm.

It’s a sunny Saturday, or warm summer evening…. 20+ Martin242s are lining up…..

BOOM! goes the start signal, and you are under way. Trim sails to perfection, hike out, monitor the compass for wind shifts, scan the race course and fleet to plan your next moves!

Orcas Start

 

Orcas start – Photo by Stephanie Campbell

The M242 is a 24’, fast and nimble 4-person keelboat. She planes in 15 knots of breeze. As the boats are identical, performance comes down to teamwork, tactics and boat speed. Women sailors love the boat for its ease of handling and effective sail controls.

If you have mastered the basics of sailing and would like to try racing, or if you are an experienced competitive sailor, and would like to pair your skills with some of the Pacific Northwest’s top sailors, the Vancouver Martin242 Fleet is for you.

Area 51 2019 NAsSeveral boats in the Vancouver Fleet are looking for crew. The 2020 racing calendar includes Wednesday evenings and 1-2 Saturdays or weekends each month, from May thru October. And we are not just about racing: we have a program of fun social events throughout the season! A great way to meet new people.

Wednesday evening March 11 is M242 Racing 2020 Crew/Info Nite. Please come if you would like to become a member of a boat’s crew, learn more about the M242 Fleet’s 2020 program or obtain info on boat ownership and boats for sale. To reserve your place,

 

 

 



Click on this link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/m242-new-crew-nite-tickets-88457172785

Or go to our Facebook page: @martin242fleetonefleettwo

Visit the Vancouver M242 website: www.m242fleetone.org Check out the Buy&Sell section.

Questions? Contact Alan Drinkwater: mobile 604 360-7405. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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