Boater Education Classes
Our Boater's Lounge is ideally suited to make attending our Boater Education Classes a comfortable learning environment. Most of our classes are FREE to Marina tenants.Our Large Flat Screen TV, Satellite Radio, and cozy atmosphere overlooking the marina is perfect for both classes and fun activities. Take a look at our 2016 lineup. Or, look at the 2016 Events at a Glance to see a sampling of the exciting activities we regularly sponsor.
Join us for Saturday Morning Classes in our Marina Room from 9:30 to 11:00 am. Marina Classes are free to CVM Tenants and members of CG Auxiliary and US Power Squadron. For all others there is a $10 fee.
FRIDAY MORNING CLASSES
PhotoShop - Bring your own laptop.
SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES
9:30-11:00 am - Marine Room
Sat, February 4
Suddenly in Command
Presented by Bill Anderson Flotilla 114. Misfortunes occur in seconds, and you have the rest of your life to be greatful that you knew what to do because you were prepared. Don't miss this session - this is for crew, second and third mates, and your chance to learn what to do when misfortunes do occur.
Sat-Sun, February 11-12
9 am - 3 pm each day
Fee $50/$55 for couples sharing materials - limited seating so sign up now. The fee includes Coast Guard Hand Book, and charts. Presented by Instructor Bill Anderson U.S. Coast Guard Auxilary 114. For more information call 619-922-0231.
Sat., February 18
A line, a rope or a sheet? Best selection and feeding of the lines. Common knots that every mariner should know and be able to tie. Faking Flaking and Balentines are just some of the terminology you will be picking up. Instructor Don Johnson.
Sat, February 25
Ham Radio communications is used worldwide with capabilities for both short and long range communications. It's useful to boaters who cruise to faraway ports and want to communicate economically over long distances. Amateur radio operation requires both a station and a operator license. Amateur Radio is a hobby enjoyed by more than 3 million people around the world. Come and learn what you need to get started. Join Mark William our local Ham Instructor.
SUPER BOWL GAME AND GUACAMOLE CONTEST
Sunday, February 5 | Kickoff at 3:30 pm PST
Enjoy fellow NFL Football fans and watch the really big game on the big screen TV in the Poolside Room or, for a smaller crowd, at the Marina Room. Bring your Guacamole to share; we will provide the Judges and the prizes for Best Guacamole and serve Free Hot Dogs. Come and watch the top two teams of the 2016 Season battle for the championship! Can the Pats do it again?
PRESIDENTS DAY WEEKEND
CONCERT ON THE GREEN - TRIBUTE TO THE RAT PACK
Saturday February 18 | 1-3 pm
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 at the RV Resort. Free to CVM Tenants.
Sailing Movie Nights
ADVENTURES IN PARADISE
Created by James Michener
February 1, 8, 15, & 22
7-9 pm in the Marina Room
Join us following the Schooner Tiki 111, as Korean War veteran Captain Adam Troy, sails through the South Pacific looking for passengers and adventure. This classic TV show was first aired in October 1959 and ran for 91 episodes. We will watch a couple of episodes each week, have popcorn, explore the Pacific from our chair, tell sea stories and harken on the old days.
February 26 | SUPER BOWL SUNDAY
SUPER BOWL GAME & GUACAMOLE CONTEST
Enjoy fellow NFL Football fans and watch the really big game on the big screen TV in the Poolside Room or, for a smaller crowd, at the Marina Room. Bring your Guacamole to share; we will provide the Judges and the prizes for Best Guacamole.
January 16 - Concert on the Green starring the high energy, easy listening sounds of Stars on the Water, in the Sunset Pavilion.
January 17 - Dog Costume and Trick Contest New this year: Fastest Ice Cream Eater, and Wienie Bob Contest. Other categories are Costume, Tricks, and Best Look-a-Like. Great Prizes.
February 7 - 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.
February 13 - Concert on the Green starring the 52nd Street Band’s now famous set of A Tribute to Billy Joel, 2-5 pm in the Sunset Pavilion.
February 14 - Happy Hour Valentine’s Celebration for lovers, 5-6 pm in the Courtyard.
March 19 - St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Irish music and free dinner of Corn Beef and Cabbage with no-host bar at 5:30 pm in the Poolside Room.
March 21-27 - Kid’s Activities all week ending with our Kidfest and Easter Egg-stravagaza.
April 3 - April in Paris Art Show/South Bayfront Artists’ Annual Art Show in the Park with complimentary wine, cheese and crackers.
May 7 - 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 20 - National Bike to Work Day Join over 94 Pit Stops around San Diego.
May 28 - Concert on the Green 50’s Party Dig in your closet and find that Poodle Skirt and buy a pack of fake cigarettes and roll it up in your T-Shirt sleeves, cause this is going to be a 50’s Style Rock n’Roll party. Live music by the Catillacs, and join our 50’s Costume and Hula Hoop Contest.
May 29 - Family Picnic and Fun Zone Gamez on Wheelz. Free hot dogs, snow cones and popcorn.
June 25-26 - Hobie Classic This is the 43rd Hobie Classis, a 2-day regatta right off the beach in front of the RV Resort. Free event followed by a dinner dance in Bayside Park (nominal dinner fee by event producers).
July 2 - Concert on the Green Country Western-Style Enjoy the live music of Savannah Country and Blues Band. Get ready to kick up yer boots country-style! Band members will teach you how to line dance. And, be prepared y’all, for our Chili Cook-Off Contest.
July 3 - Family Picnic and Fun Zone with hotdogs, popcorn, and Gamez on Wheelz.
August 6 - Dinghy Poker Run and It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere Party This is our 5th Annual Dinghy Poker Run that starts mid-day, followed by our 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 grilled sausage sandwiches.
September 3 – Concert on the Green Beach Boy Tribute We’ll be saying good-bye to a Summer to Remember with this musical tribute to the Beach Boys by the Surf’s Up band. "Just like the real thing but Younger" Surf's Up is one of the first true Beach Boys tribute bands in the world. They have been perfecting & recreating the Beach Boys sound for 25 years.
September 4 - Family Picnic and Fun Zone with hotdogs and Gamez on Wheelz.
October 1 - Baha-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. The hours are from 7 am-noon.
October 8 - Concert on the Green The last in our 2016 Concert on the Green series features a local favorite, HyJiNx, in the Sunset Pavilion. This band plays classic rock and R&B, Motown, disco, swing and standard, plus some of the current hits of today.
November 12 - Veterans Day Dinner & Dance This year we will celebrate our Afghan and Iraqi returning soldiers. We will serve up our world famous beef stew and cornbread for dinner along with a live musical concert beforehand. All proceeds for the evening will be donated to the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.
November 24 - 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 25 - Light the Harbor 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.
December 10 - RV Candy Cane Lane 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.