For more information call the Marina Office at 619-691-1860
SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES
Saturday, September 7 | 9 am-5 pm
This beginning boating class provides the knowledge needed to obtain a California Boater Card. This is a terrific class for new boat owners. Topics include all types of boats, trailering, navigation, boat handling, boating problems, safe boating, hunting, fishing and water skiing, and much more. This is an 8-hour class and the fee is $35.
There is limited seating so sign up early. The class is approved for CA Boater Card. Instructor Bill Anderson U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. (619) 922-0231
MARINE TOILET REPAIR & MAINTENANCE
Saturday September 14 | 9 - 11 am
Learn the proper methods and technique for repairing and maintaining marine toilets. Learn common problems associated with the head on a boat as well as the tools and equipment needed to service them. The class will be instructed by Chris from A-Z Marine. Seating is limited - please contact the Chula Vista Marina to sign upat 619-691-1860.Class is free for Marina tenants and $10 for non-tenants.
SUDDENLY IN COMMAND
Saturday September 21 I 9 - 11 am
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 informative boating presentation. Cost is $35. There is limited seating so sign up early. Instructor: Bill Anderson Coast Guard Auxiliary. (619) 922-0231.
MARINE GEAR SWAP MEET
Saturday, October 5 | 7 am - Noon
Get the best deals at Chula Vista Marina for our Fall Marine Gear Swap Meet. We’ll be open from 7 am to Noon on Saturday, October 5th. There will be hundreds of vendors, and thousands of good deals. Shop the Sunbrella Man, the Rope & Line Man, and the Hat Man. You will always find anchors, fishing and survivor gear. Bring your fire extinguisher and have it re-charged on site. Good music and tacos will be the order of the day.
One space available to all CVM tenants at no charge. Additional spaces are - used items $15 and new items $30. For additional information call our office at 619-691-1860. Space is limited - so make your reservation early. Whether you’re selling or buying, it’s always a good time for all!
LABOR DAY BBQ
Sunday, September 1 | Noon - 3 pm
Let’s enjoy the last holiday of summer with a BBQ! We’ll be grilling hotdogs, and we’ll have one of our favorite entertainers, John Bowe, providing the entertainment. Please join us in the Dolphins Patio Area as we celebrate Labor Day and the end of summer.
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Monday, September 9 | 7 pm
Join us as we enjoy the return of Monday Night Football. The game should be a good one as it pits rivals Denver Broncos at the Oakland Raiders. Kick-off is at 7:20 pm so join us in the Mariners Lounge for the game and bring an appetizer to share.
Thursday, September 12 | 7 pm
Let’s get together in the Mariners Lounge for a game or two of cards (poker). Gather your friends and meet new ones and have a great time playing a rousing game of cards.
OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT
Saturday, September 15 | 7 pm
Join us in the Dolphins Patio Area Sunday night for a viewing of the much loved “My Cousin Vinny”. We’ll have some popcorn available, so come meet your neighbors and have a great night watching this hysterical comedy on the big screen.
PAINT & SIP
Saturday, September 28 | 7 pm
Let’s gather in the Mariners Lounge as we sip, paint and have a blast! The cost is $15 per person and we provide all the supplies. Please sign up for this event in the Marina office to enjoy some wine and paint a small canvas for you to keep or give away.
Monday, September 30 | 2:30 pm
Hope everyone enjoyed last month’s selection “Blue Water & Me” by our very own Penn Wallace. This month we’ll be discussing our reading of “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” by Lisa See. So join us in Mariners Lounge for the monthly Book Club meeting.
Sunday, February 4 - Super Bowl Game & Guacamole Contest - Enjoy fellow fans and watch the game on our big screen TV. Root for your team, munch on tortilla chips and hot dogs and enjoy the different Guacamole Styles.
Saturday, February 16 - You won’t want to miss our first Happy Hour in the New Patio Area. Local favorite John Bowe will be entertaining us from 5-6 pm.
Saturday, March 16 - Join us for a Potluck Happy Hour – Bring your best “green” dish to share. Prizes will be awarded for best tasting and most creative.
Saturday-Sunday, April 27-28 - Marine Gear Swap Meet - Lots of activities held at the Tall Ship Bill of Rights at the Marina all week. The finale with be the April in Paris Art Show, an all-day event sponsored by the South Bayfront Artists’. Come and enjoy some of our local artists.
Saturday, May 4 - Marine Gear Swap Meet - Kick-Off your Cinco de Mayo celebration. 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.
Saturday, May 25 - Join us on the Patio on Saturday, May 25, as we’ll be kicking of the summer with a Red, White & Blue BBQ.
Let’s get the island vibe flowing with a Tropical Happy Hour on the Patio. Patrick Burke will entertain us on his steel drums. It’s going to be a great afternoon of music, friends and beautiful ocean views.
Thursday, July 4 - Join in the fun for with a Patriotic dingy/small boat race. We’ll have refreshments on the patio where the prizes will be awarded for the most patriotic ad fastest.
Friday, July 5 - The official Holiday is over, but the weekend is here, so be sure to stop by the Patio and join in the fun as we’ll have some musical entertainment.
This is our 8th annual It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere party with live entertainment and all the fixings for a great party. Meet fellow boaters, make new friends, dance the early evening away, and just have fun. And don’t forget your Parrot Head ensemble as we will have a special prize for the best Parrot Head hat. The party will be held in the Dolphin’s Patio Pavilion.
Sunday, September 1 - Join us as we say good-bye to Summer with a BBQ at the Dolphin’s Patio Pavilion.
Saturday, October 5 - 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. The hours are from 7 am-noon.
Thursday, October 31 - Bring your Favorite Halloween dish to share, we’ll be having Haunted/Bloodcurdling best decorated boat contest (judging will be on October 30th), and the winners will be announced at the Potluck.
Thursday, November 28 - Thanksgiving Potluck This will be the start of a new tradition at the Marina, join us Thanksgiving Day for a Potluck Dinner – The Marina will provide the turkey, and you just need to bring a side dish or dessert to share.
Wednesday, December 25 - Christmas Potluck - Let the traditions continue to grow with a Potluck Dinner on Christmas afternoon. The Marina will provide the ham, and you just need to bring a side dish or dessert to share.