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Events

Marina Classes for March

For more information call the Marina Office at 619-691-1860

SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES

Boating Safety

Saturday, March 2 | 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

Boat Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning

Saturday, March 9 | 9:00 -10:30 am

This is an introduction course taught by our very own Raymond Barnes from Coast to Coast Refrigeration.

• Basic refrigeration and air conditioning - How it works

• The importance of refrigeration and air conditioning air flow - How it affects your comfort, unit performance, and power consumption

• Do’s and don’ts when working on your equipment - safety when working on your own equipment

South Bayfront Sailing Association Boater Education Series presented by Don Johnson

Wednesday nights | 7 – 9 pm

March 6 - Dock and Line Handling - Introduction to docking a vessel. Best practices and the dos and don’ts. Course will also cover safe line handling and techniques.

March 13 - Sail Handling - Course will cover the proper technique for handling the sails in different conditions and vessel positions.

March 20 - Cooking Aboard – Introduction to stocking and provisioning on the boat as well as what items and foods are better suited for cooking on the vessel.

March 27 – Greening Your Boat/Clean Water Regulations – How to start some new greener habits on the boat, what green items can replace the toxic ones being used now. Will also cover Clean Water Regulations being enforced in San Diego Bay.

Weekend Navigator Course

Sat-Sun, March 16 - 17 | 9 am - 3 pm each day

The weekend navigator class is designed to teach 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 a solid foundation with emphasis on technique and not blind reliance on electronics. 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.

Weekend Navigator Course

Sat-Sun, March 23-24

The weekend navigator class is designed to teach 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 a solid foundation with emphasis on technique and not blind reliance on electronics. 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.


Social Events

St. Patrick’s Day Potluck Happy Hour

Saturday, March 16 | Dolphin’s Patio Area

Let’s get the party started - Join in the St. Patty’s Day fun with a Potluck Happy Hour 5-6 pm in our new Dolphin’s Patio Area – Bring your best “green” dish or corned beef to share. Prizes will be awarded for best tasting and most creative. The entertainment will be provided by Jerry Gontang.

Trivia Night | Tuesday, March 19 | Marine Room

Bring your favorite potluck item and join in Trivia Night in the Marine Room. Teams are set by table and it’s a hoot to hear what everyone’s guesses are. The winning team will receive a prize!

Thursday, March 28 | Let’s Paint and Wine a Bit

At 7 pm we’ll gather in the Marine Room with our favorite wines and paint a small canvas. It’s a great way to meet new friends and create something that is oh so beautiful – for yourself or a friend. Cost is $15 per person. The wine will be provided.

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Events at a Glance

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.

PRESIDENT’S DAY WEEKEND | February 15-18

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.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY | March 16

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.

APRIL IN PARIS ART SHOW & MARITIME WEEK | April 27-28

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.

MARINE GEAR SWAP MEET | May 4

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.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND | May 25-28

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.

TROPICAL HAPPY HOUR | June 15

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.

JULY 4th WEEKEND | July 4-7

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.

BOATERS "IT’S 5 O’CLOCK SOMEWHERE" PARTY | August 3

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.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND | August 30 - September 2

Sunday, September 1 - Join us as we say good-bye to Summer with a BBQ at the Dolphin’s Patio Pavilion.

MARINE GEAR SWAP MEET | October 5

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.

SPOOKY POTLUCK | October 31

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.

THANKSGIVING | November 28

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.

CHRISTMAS POTLUCK | December 25

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.

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