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
Weds, March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
Air masses & fronts, atmosphere of earth, cloud reading, fog, forecast, haze, microbursts, heat from the sun, pressure changes, storms, wind, isobars, precipitation, halo phenomena & haze. Learn everything you wanted to know about the weather and how to read the signs, how to read the forecast and find the best weather windows. Instructor Don Johnson
SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES
Sat-Sun , March 4-5
9 am - 3 pm each day
Fee $50/$55 for couples sharing materials - limited seating so sign up now. Navagation has changed since the old days, but it doesn't hurt to learn the old ways when the electronics go out. Knowing how to navigate the traditional way with dividers, parallel rulers, and a compass could make the difference between surival and a catastrophe disaster. 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, March 11
Electric to Electronics
Lots to talk about here. Mark Burrows from Mark's Marine Electric will cover the basics, discuss power for starting, AC & DC current, how to generate it, how to store it along with protecting the boat and equipment, wiring, distribution and the circuit breaker panel.
Sat, March 18
This will be a condensed class of the Wednesday evening classes that run through March. Excellent overview on how to read the signs and how to look for and find the best weather windows. Instructor Don Johnson.
Sat March 25
Suddenly in Command
Presented by Flotilla 114, Presented by Bill Anderson. 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, and your chance to learn what to do when accidents and misfortunes happen.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY DINNER
Saturday, March 18
Irish Music, Corned Beef and Cabbage with no host bar at 5:30 pm in the Poolside Room (minimal charge). Just stop by or call the Marina office at 619-691-1860, and we'll take your reservation. Reservations must be made by 3/14/17.
EASTER WEEK AND SPRING BREAK
April 8 - 16
A full week of games, movies, and differnt Kids Activities all Easter Week ending with our Kidsfest and Egg-stravagaza.
Saturday, April 15 • 2 pm - Join us for a FOAM PARTY. Hosted at the RV Resort. All children must be accompanied by CVM adult tenant.
TALL SHIP BILL OF RIGHTS | APRIL IN PARIS ART SHOW
Lots of activities held at the Tall Ship Bill of Rights all week. The finale will be on Sunday, April 23, with their April in Paris Art Show (an all-day event sponsored by the South Bayfront Artists) with complimentary wine, cheese and crackers.
MARINE GEAR SWAP MEET
Saturday, May 6 • 7 am - Noon
Get the best deals at Chula Vista Marina for our Spring Marine Gear Swap Meet. There are hundreds of vendors, and thousands of good deals; shop the Sunbrella man, the rope & line man, and the tool & hat man. You will always find anchors, fishing and survivor gear. Bring your fire extinguisher and have it re-charged on site.
Music, tamales and tacos will be the order of the day. One space is available to all CVM tenants at no charge. All others: Used items $15 and new vendors $30. For additional information call 619-691-1860.
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.