Marina Classes are free to CVM tenants and members of CG Auxiliary and US Power Squadron. For all others there is a $10 fee.
For more information call the Marina Office at 619-691-1860.
FRIDAY MORNING CLASSES ONGOING
Bring your own laptop. Instructor: Don Johnson
SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES
Sat , September 2
No class for Labor Day Weekend
Sat, September 9
Suddenly in Command
Misfortunes occur in seconds, and you have the rest of your life to be grateful that you knew what to do because you were prepared. Don't miss this session - this is for crew, and all second and third mates. Here's your chance to learn what to do when accidents and misfortunes do happen. Presented by Fortilla 114. Instructor Bill Anderson.
Sat, September 16
Raw Water Pump Rebuilds
Learn how to re-assemble and replace impellers, as well as the Jabsco Raw Water Pump found on many marine V-8 engines. The Rawwater Pump circulates seawater through a heat exchanger that provides cooling to the engine. Come and learn at this hands-on demostration with Don Johnson.
Sat, September 23
About Boating Safety
This beginner boating class provides the knowledge needed to obtain a California Boaters Card. This is a terific class for new boat owners. Topics include type of boats, trailering, navigation, boat handling and more. Course Cost $35 - Instructor Bill Anderson, U.S. Coast Guard Auxillary. Course approved for California Boater Card. Call 619-922-0231.
Sat, September 30
Seabreeze Book & Charts with Captain Ann Kinner
Until a year ago, southbound cruisers had to make do with charts that were outdated at best, and inaccurate for many places. Seabreeze can now provide charts for Mexico from the Mexican Navy! Accurate for use with GPS and generally up to date for major harbors, the Mexican charts are a significant improvement over what formerly was provided by the US government, many of which have actually now been cancelled and withdrawn from the market. Come and find out what your charting options are for wherever you plan to cruise.
BOATERS 6th ANNUAL 5 O'CLOCK SOMEWHERE PARTY
Saturday, August 5 | 5-8 pm
Our Annual Boaters "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere" Party was a big hit!
It went off in grand fashion, and good fun was had by all. Great food, great entertainment, provided by Mark Woods and the Parrot Head Band who never sounded so good and had most everybody dancing, nice summer air, and the full moon was icing on the cake.
Check out these fabulous pics from the party on Instagram here:
LABOR DAY WEEKEND - Sept 1st - 4th
If you missed the last two Holiday weekends, you won't want to miss our Summer Finale!
The holiday weekend will stay with you through the entire winter. All our activities for the weekend will be trumped by none other than our last Saturday 5 pm evening summer concert featuring "Calico Ridge aka Alias" - back by popular demand. They promise to give us a concert that will rock the house! So bring your chair and enjoy some great music.
Then Sunday, our final summer event will be our second FOAM PARTY, which was such a hit we just had to do it again. Parents you will want pictures and video of this event, absolutely the best time ever! Parental supervision is required.
OCTOBER SNEAK PREVIEW
MARINE GEAR SWAP MEET
Saturday, October 7 | 7 am - 1 pm - (Save the date)
One man's Trash is another man's Treasure! Plenty of spaces to sell - Marina tenants can get one space for free, and non-tenants are welcome and can sell used items for $15 and new items for $30. Great bargains always show up and great deals can be had.
Bring your fire extinguisher for re-filling by So-Cal State Fire Protection, The Sunbrella Man, The Rope Man and The Hat Man will all be here. Mexican Street Tacos will be available, plus live entertainment provided by S cott Wentworth's and Joe Hurtado's Rubber Band . So lighten your boat, clean out your dock box and garage, and bring it all down and try your skills of negotiating at the Marine Gear Swap Meet - always a good time!
January 14 - George Strait Tribute and Cowboy Hat raffle - George James will be here to entertain us with the musical styling of George Strait. Please join us at the Sunset Pavilion from 2:30 to 4:30 pm, as it’s sure to be a great show. Everyone wearing a cowboy hat will be entered into a raffle for a free dinner for 2 at the Galley at the Marina
February 5 - Super Bowl Game & Guacamole Contest - Enjoy fellow fans and watch the game on our big screen TV in the Poolside Room or, for a smaller crowd, at the Marina Room. Root for your team, free hot dogs and enjoy the different Guacamole Styles.
February 18 - Concert on the Green, Tribute to the Rat Pack - WHAT IF YOU COULD BE ENTERTAINED BY legends like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley, Louis Armstrong, Tony Bennett and Johnny Mathis – ALL FROM THE SAME STAGE? Well then you won’t want to miss Danny Jacobson, Music legends impressionist known as the Man of 200 Voices. 1 to 3 pm in the Sunset Pavilion.
Saturday April 17 - Join us for a FOAM PARTY, 2 pm. A full week of Games, Movies and Different Kids Activities all Easter week ending with our Kidfest and Easter Egg-stravaganza.
April 17-23 - April in Paris Art Show and Maritime Week - Lots of activities held at the Tall Ship Bill of Rights at our Marina all week. The finale with be the April in Paris Art Show, an all-day event sponsored by the South Bayfront Artists with complimentary Wine, Cheese and Crackers. Come and enjoy some of our local artists.
May 6 - Marine Gear Swap Meet - Our very own Marina hosts this local favorite crowd pleaser. Shop 'til you drop and discover many unique marine treasures any sane boater can’t do without. Taco Man tacos, Galley breakfast, music, and fair-like atmosphere makes this a must see—and admission is free. 7 am-noon.
May 18 - Bike to Work Day
May 27 - Concert on the Green with one of our top favorite bands, Jerry and Stars on the Water.
June 2 - Hobie Classic - This is the 44th Hobie Classis, a 2-day regatta right off the beach in front of the RV Resort. Free event followed by a dinner dance held Saturday night in the Sunset Pavilion (nominal dinner fee by event producers).
July 1, Saturday - Come prepared for a Zydeco Mardi Gras Party with the infamous “Bayou Brothers” setting the stage for some great music.
July 2, Sunday - join us for an old fashioned Wienie Roast followed by THE LIGHTED BIKE PARADE.
July 3, Monday will be a family picnic with a magic show for the kids, free popcorn and snow cones along with the Surf Obstacle Course. There will be something to do for everyone.
August 5 - Boater's Annual It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere Party - This is our 6th Annual It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere party from 5-8 pm. Mark Wood and the Parrot Heads are back by popular demand, so bring your dancing flip flops. The party will be potluck for sides and desserts, and the Marina will be serving up the main dish.
September 2 – Join us at the Sunset Pavilion as we welcome back by popular demand Calico Ridge aka “Alias” as we enjoy the afternoon with a variety of music hits that is guaranteed to please everyone.
September 3 - Don’t miss the fun at our FOAM PARTY located at the Sunset Pavilion along with free hot dogs, popcorn and snow cones. Join us afterwards as we compete for the largest Musical Chairs Game ever. Kids and adults alike are welcome to join in fast pace exciting game.
October 7 - Baja-Ha-Ha Marine Gear Swap Meet - This is the last Swap Meet of the year so don’t let this date get away from you. Meet world cruisers of a different sort and learn about their planned coastal cruising adventures. The hours are from 7am-noon. Taco Man tacos, Galley breakfast, music, and fair-like atmosphere makes this a must see—and admission is free.
Beat the Heat with poolside tropical music as we celebrate Columbus Day around the pool. Bring your chairs or sit with your feet in the water as we listen to sound of the islands with the beautiful steel drum while sipping on a cool refreshing drink. Steel Drums of San Diego with Pat Burke is known throughout San Diego as the best ever.
November 23 - Thanksgiving Potluck - Share the joys of the season at our Turkey Potluck from 3-5 pm. The Resort will provide the Turkey and Gravy, guests bring a potluck to fill in the rest of dinner.
November 24 - Light the Harbor - This is a beautiful ceremony and the official start of the Christmas season. Join us at sunset for our Annual Light Festival when we flip the switch to turn on all the Christmas lights in the Marina and Resort. It is a sight to behold. Warm cider will be served.
December 9 - Annual RV Resort's Winter Wonderland - Grab the kids and a mug of cocoa and walk the RV Candy Cane Lane of beautifully decorated RV’s followed by our legendary Chocolate Extravaganza.