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
WEDNESDAY EVENING CLASSES
7-9 pm | Marina Room
Boater ID Exam Prep
January 10 - Session 1
January 17 - Session 2
January 24 - Session 3
January 31 - Session 4
As of January 1, 2018, the mandatory boating safety education law goes into effect, and it will be phased in by age (2018 requires anyone under 20 years of age to have the card). If you operate any type of motorized vessel on California waterways (including powered sailboats/paddlecraft), you will be required to pass an approved boating safety examination and carry a lifetime California Boater Card. These sessions will cover all the basic information on the examination. USCG charge of $50 pp for this class.
SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES
Sat, January 13
About Boating Safety
Introduction to boating, boating laws, rules of the road, safety equipment aids, buoys and beacons are just a couple of topics that will be covered. Don't miss this informative boating presentation. This is an 8-hour class, 9-5 pm, and USCG fee is $35 pp. Instructor - Bill Anderson, U.S. Coast Guard Auxilary Flotilla 114. Limited seating, so sign up early by calling the Marina office.
Sat-Sun, January 20-21 | 9 am - 3 pm
(2) Five-hour sessions
Cost for this 2-day session is $50 pp, $60 for couples. Space is limited so call for your reservation now at 619-922-0231. This is a great way to jump right into it and learn what you need to know on how to get from Point A to Point B. This is a 2-day class with a ton of material, but when you're finished, you'll be able to safely navigate locally, and with a little experience you will be doing coastal cruising. Bill Anderson instructor, U.S. Coast Guard Auxilary 114.
NFL PLAYOFF GAMES
Saturdays & Sundays | January 6, 7, 13, 14 & 21
The first two Saturdays and first three Sundays in January: We will show the games on the big screen TV in the Poolside Room, and the bar will be set up for beverages and snacks too! It's a great way to see the best games of the year and experience the build-up that will be Super Bowl Sunday! We'll celebrate this with our Super Bowl Party on February 4th.
SUPER BOWL SUNDAY
February 4 | 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 of the RV Park or, for a smaller crowd, at the Marina Room. Bring your Guacamole to share - we will provide the judges and the prizes for the Best Guacamole.
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.