For more information call the Marina Office at 619-691-1860
Friday Mornings | 8:30 - 11:00 am
Bring your laptop
Saturday, January 4 | 9 am-5 pm
This beginning boating class provides the knowledge needed to obtain a California Boater Card. It’s 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.
INTRODUCTION TO MARINE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
Saturday, January 11 | 10-11 am
Join Mike Vinskiy, owner of Worry Free Marine, as he presents an hour-long course as in introduction to basic marine electrical systems. This is a great course for those who are new to boating or just looking for a good refresher course from a pro. We will have a sign-up sheet in the Marina office so please call or stop by. (619) 619-1860.
WEEKEND NAVIGATOR COURSE
Saturday-Sunday, January 18-19 I 9 am - 3 pm each day
The basic portion of the weekend navigator class is designed to teach the student the rudiments of navigation by using GPS, and to have the backup skills of navigation 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. GPS will be mentioned and discussed as it relates to plotting waypoints etc. The advanced portion of the course covers the use of GPS and other electronic devices in more technical detail as well as some more sophisticated traditional navigation skills as backups. This is a 2-day class from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, the fee is $50 for one person or $60 for a couple sharing materials. There is limited seating available so please contact instructor Bill Anderson to sign up (619) 922-0231.
INTRODUCTION TO SMALL ENGINE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE
Saturday, January 25 | 10-11 am
Join Mike Vinskiy, owner of Worry Free Marine, as he presents an hour-long course as in introduction to small engine repair and maintenance. This is a great course for those who are new to boating or just looking for a good refresher course from a pro. We will have a sign-up sheet in the Marina office so please call or stop by. (619) 619-1860.
NFL PLAYOFF GAMES IN JANUARY
Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th, Saturday 11th, Sunday 12th, Sunday 19th
It’s the time of the year for the NFL Play-Offs Games. So, keep your Saturdays and Sundays open for the last few games of the season. We’ll have the games on the big screen TV in the Mariners Lounge with some beverages and snacks. It’s a great way to see the best games of the year, support your favorite team and experience the buildup that will be Super Bowl Sunday! We will post more details on game times once they become available.
SUNROAD BOAT SHOW
Thursday-Sunday, January 23-26
Don’t miss this once a year event! There will be the brands and companies you’ve come to know and love, as well as new marine services and products, free boating seminars, boat rides, libations and more. In addition to the tremendous boats, there will also be a plethora of marine vendors and electronics with the latest nautical products and services, boating seminars, as well as food and beverages for attendees to enjoy a day on San Diego Bay.
Monday, January 27 | Noon
This month we’ll be discussing our reading of “Finding Dorothy” by Elizabeth Letts. Please join us in Mariners Lounge for a rousing discussion of this month’s reading at 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.