For more information call the Marina Office at 619-691-1860
SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES
Saturday, June 1| 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
WEEKEND NAVIGATOR COURSE
Saturday June 15-16 | 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.
How to Read a Nautical Chart
Saturday June 22 I 9 am-Noon
Nautical charts give us the landmarks of the sea, buoys, markers, shorelines, features, water depth, bottom type, magnetic compass variation and latitude and longitude. This course will provide you the knowledge to interpret a chart’s contents to navigate safely to his or her destination and return to port.
Calling all NASCAR fans! There are several key races in June that are sure to be exciting. Join us in the Mariners Lounge on the following Sundays to watch the races and meet up with other race fans – we’ll have an ice cooler all set up for BYOB and some chips and salsa.
June 2nd – Pocono Raceway
June 9th – Michigan International Speedway
June 23rd – Sonoma Raceway
June 30th – Chicagoland Speedway
Baking on Your Boat
Saturday, June 8 | 11 am
You are on your boat and you get a hankering for something sweet to eat. You want to bake a cake, but how? There’s no oven on board. Let’s meet up in the Dolphins Patio area to learn just how to make this work. I am looking forward to tasting the samples. Yum!
Tropical Happy Hour
Saturday, June 15 | 4 – 6 pm
Let’s celebrate Father’s Day – one day early – and 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.
Paint & Sip
Wednesday, June 26 | 7 pm
Join us in the Mariners Lounge to ramp up your summer wardrobe. Break out an old pair of jeans and let’s spice ‘em up. We’ll have the fabric paint for you to let your creative expressions show and get ready for summer. Please sign up in the Marina Office.
THE STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS
May 28 to June 7
The NHL has one of the longest seasons in sports and yet it always amazes me that hockey is still going on now that summer is here. Come on in the Mariners Lounge to join in the excitement of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Times and teams to be announced.
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.