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 2013 lineup. Or, look at the 2012 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.
Sat, May 4
SEWING WORKSHOP RETURNS - 9:30 am - Noon
We will be set up in the enclosure behind the Galley during the Marina Gear Swap Meet. Don't forget the Sunbrella Man will also be on site selling new fabric. So bring up your project or start a new one. This is a very popular class, so don't miss out. Instructor: Don Johnson
Sat, May 11
ELECTRIC PROPULSION is in your future
Class covers theory, science, and engineering of electric propulsion, practical application, and how to use electric propulsion, how to size, remove the old, and how to install new. Also, motoring advantages; sailing advantages; environmental advantages; economic advantages.
There will be at least one boat on hand for demonstration and hands-on experience. Presentation by Michael Gunning President Electric Boat Works
Sat, May 18
This class will feature navigating the South Bay and beyond. Don Johnson will help you find your way home when the Coastal Fog Rolls in. Bring your hand-held GPS, and Don will help you set the way points and channel buoys. Instructor: Don Johnson
ALL OF MAY - Wed eves - 7-11 pm (ongoing)
Includes basic and advanced coastal navigation and piloting. This class is highly recommended for both novices and experienced boaters wanting to refresh their skills. Presented by Ed Brunjes and Don Johnson, materials; USCG aux or US Sail and Power Squadron.
If you have a suggestion for a class, please let us know.
Memorial Day Weekend - Sat., May 25
FULL MOON PARTY
Join us for our first "Full Moon Party" on Saturday in the Sunset Pavilion for a HOWLING good time for the Werewolf in all of us! The bar will open at 5:30 pm - there will be great food to sink your fangs into, such as a Crazy Full Moon Nacho Plate with tasty shredded beef and all the good stuff that goes with it, plus other themed foods and decorations. We have aligned "The Stars on the Water" for your musical entertainment, guaranteed to keep the night moving with great tunes to dance to. There will be a Werewolf costume contest so make sure to come prepared, and there will prizes and FREE raffle tickets.
Two Free Admissions for CVM boaters - $10 pp for guests. Minimal charge for food and drinks at the party. RSVP the marina office to get your tickets by emailing email@example.com or call 619-691-1860,
Chula Vista Marina regularly sponsors family oriented activities so that you can meet and become friends with your fellow boaters. Most of these events are FREE to our Marina tenants. Check out 2012's Events at a Glance for a sampling of the exciting activities we regularly sponsor.