Oct 12, 2017

Safety DaysInterim Report, October 6th, 2017

Submitted by John Gullick, Manager of Government and Special Programs

For 2017 there were a total of 31 events planned, 2 were cancelled and three more added for a total of 32 events. All of the events but one have taken place. The earliest was on April 1st and the last on October 14th.

All of the Activity Reports have been received except for the last two and all of the Flare Collection Reports have been received except for the last one.

 

Based on the reports received here are the totals:

Number of outdated flares collected: 24,135
Average # of flares collected per event: 779
Total number of attendees: 2173
Total number of attendees handing in flares: 2000
Total number of attendees who were CPS-ECP members: 663
Total number of attendees who asked about the RVCC program: 178
Total number of attendees who were referred to store staff: 468
Total number of CPS-ECP flyers and Boat Notes handed out: 2614

Some of the comments from retailers:

“Our retail partners indicated that they had no problems dealing with CIL/Orion, it was a great event, very professionally done, very worthwhile, enjoyable and that their customers were very appreciative. Please continue these events.
Squadrons told us that their events keep growing and that they continue to be very good PR for their Squadron/District and its activities.”

Final results of the 2017 events will be available in a future issue.

 Killarney

KillarneyStory and Photos by: Jennifer Harker

We’re aboard Attigouatan, a Pursuit 2260 that normally lives life as a friend’s cottage boat, running back and forth from dock to dock. This will be her longest run in four years, travelling the approximately 120 kilometres (80 miles) northwest from Parry Sound to Killarney, threading our way through the northern reaches of the stunning 30,000 Islands of Georgian Bay’s eastern shoreline.

Her name evokes an early indigenous name for Lake Huron – Spirit Lake. 

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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440By Zuzana Prochazka

There are few things more satisfying than watching someone thumb their nose at tradition and introduce something revolutionary that kicks convention to the curb. French designer, Philippe Briand, has done just that for Jenneau’s new line of Sun Odyssey family cruisers. By starting with a clean sheet, Briand re-thought how we move about on deck and below, and the results on the Jeanneau 440 are game changing.

Jeanneau unveiled the first hull of their 440 in Annapolis with dramatic flair. On command, the plastic that sheathed half the boat...

Read more about the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440....