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Number of outdated flares collected: 24,135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.

The Middens of Galiano Island

By Catherine Dook

We motored our way into Montague Harbour along a twisted channel with our engine muffled by the leaning trees.

“This is peaceful,” I told my husband, John.

“Look,” I pointed to an eagle sitting on the top of a tree overlooking the channel entrance like a sentinel giving permission for us to pass. Dignified, unruffled, his impassioned gaze noted and then dismissed us, as uninteresting and perhaps unworthy. I was tired. We’d pulled up anchor at Portland Island that morning, and the grind of the diesel engine had worn me down.

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Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50By: John Armstrong and Andy Adams
Photos: Cruisers Yachts Inc.

Almost a decade ago, Cruisers Yachts Inc., launched an entire line of express cruisers called “Cantius” (named after company owner KC Stock’s grandfather) that began with the 48Cantius then came the 54, the 60 and now the Cantius 50. In the fall of 2017, we will be at the debut of the 42 Cantius at the Fort Lauderdale International boat show.

These designs have a strong family resemblance withhandsome and distinctive linesand with a design philosophy that you could say, pioneered the new version of the express cruiser. 

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