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Number of outdated flares collected: 24,135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.

How to be as Polite as a Canadian at Gulf Island Marine Park Anchorages

Gulf Island Marine ParkStory and photos by Catherine Dook

One summer I sold ice cream and knick-knacks at Montague Harbour Marina. I was standing behind the counter one day, when the phone rang. “There’s a boat at anchor in the middle of the bay that’s been playing loud music for three hours,” complained an irate-sounding male voice. “Can you make them stop?”

“Um, no,” I replied. “The marina has no jurisdiction over the anchorage. Besides, my only weapon is a till.” The man hung up on me.

Now when you think about it, you can understand why the poor fellow was annoyed.

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Canadian Yachting Digital April 2018

 

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 42

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 42By John Armstrong and Andy Adams 

The latest new model from Cruisers Yacht sis the Cantius 42 and this yacht made its debut in the fall of 2017, at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. We had the pleasure of going all through this newest Cantius there and clearly, the Cruisers Yachts people continue to refine and expand on all the features that have made the Cantius line such a success.

The new 42 continues the Cantius family resemblance with handsome and distinctive lines including a big section of hull side glazing port and starboard that makes the full-beam mid-ship master stateroom feel very bright and open.

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