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
July 5, 12, 19 & 26
Knots, bends and braids, Marlin spike and eye splicing will be covered for on-going Wednesday night hands-on learning sessions. We all know about the Granny, so we will be working on some of the basics knots like the bowlin, half hitch, the reef knot, the sheet bend, the becket hitch, the rolling hitch, the buntline hitch and so many more. All of these knots look difficult but all are easy and fun to learn. This is a hands-on session so bring a small piece of line you can practice with.
SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES
Sat , July 1
No classes for 4th of July Weekend
Sat, July 8 & 29
About Boating Safety
Every boater should have a chart of the local waters they sail or boat in. Learn about all the information the chart has to offer from navigational aids, buoys and beacons. Instructor Bill Anderson U.S. Coast Guard Auxillary.
Sat, July 15
Stop the Bleed, Heart Saver CPR and First Aid
If you need a little brush-up on any of the above, stop by and learn from our very own Paramedic and American Heart Association instructor, Lawrence Holt. Learn the newest techniques for saving lives and dealing with everyday emergencies, and what everyone should know to stop bleeding after an injury. RSVP to the Marina Office (619-691-1860).
Sat-Sun, July 22 & 23
Every boater should have a chart of the local waters where they sail or boat. Learn about all the information the chart has to offer. Instructor - Bill Anderson U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Sat, June 24
About Boating Safety
This is a Saturday and Sunday 2-day session, and when you're finished you will be up and running and feeling pretty comfortable with local cruising. 9 am-3 pm fee is $50 for singles, $55 for couples that can share materials. Limited seating so sign up now. The fee includes the Coast Guard Handbook and Chart. This course will teach you rudiments of navigation by using GPS as well as the back-up skills of navigation of using charts, navigation plotting tools and dead-reckoning. The intent is to provide the student with a solid foundation with emphasis on technique and not blind reliance on electronics. Instructor Bill Anderson U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
July 4th INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND
Fri-Tues, June 30 - July 4
Friday, June 30 - We are kicking off the weekend with our first Welcome Karaoke Happy Hour of the Summer Season. Join us at 4:30 pm in the Sunset Pavilion. So everyone brush off your pipes and get ready to welcome us all with your best karaoke songs! Of course, our welcome to you is that the first drink is on the house!
Saturday, July 1 - Come prepared for an awesome concert of Cajun-Zydeco Music with the world famous "Bayou Brothers"! The concert is from 4-7 pm. No-host Tiki Bar and The Taco Man with $2 tacos and all the chips and salsa you can eat.
Sunday, July 2 - Join us for some S'mores and Campfire songs followed by The Lighted Bike Parade. Make sure to stop by the Sunset Pavilion Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday between 6:30-9 pm to meet with the folks from Light Me Up Safety Lights as they will be selling kits to purchase to get your bikes, scooters, strollers, etc., all decked out for the parade - kits start at just $10, which includes installation. 6-9 pm in the Sunset Pavilion.
Monday, July 3 - Family Picnic and Magic Show for the Kids, Free popcorn, hot dogs and snow cones along with the Surf Obstacle Course. There will be something for everyone! Noon to 3 pm in the Sunset Pavilion.
BOATERS 6th ANNUAL 5 O'CLOCK SOMEWHERE PARTY
Sat, August 5 | 5-8 pm
Mark your calendars for this year's Boaters Annual "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere" Party!
Our 6th Annual "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere Party" will be on August 5th from 5-8 pm. Mark Wood and the Parrot Heads are back by popular demand, so bring your dancing flip flops and Parrot Hats and join your fellow boaters for some good times! The Marina will be serving Pulled Pork Sandwiches, coleslaw, potatoe salad, and chips. Admission and dinner is free (for tenants, up to 2 people), but extra tickets are available for your guest for $5 - please limit your guests to 2. No-host tiki bar will open at 5 pm.
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.