Brentwood Bay Power Squadron 2016 Cruising Schedule

Brentwood Bay Power Squadron


Jan 26, 2016

Vancouver Island boater’s, the Brentwood Bay Power Squadron has an open invitation to join them for some fun filled summer cruising. 

 You DO NOT have to be member of BBPS to attend these cruises – the more the merrier!  Friday Harbour PS; consider this an open invitation to join us anytime! Just let us know for marina bookings.

Social Cruises Officer, Ken Swift will fill you in on all the details . 

The 2016 Event Calendar has something for everyone…

May 6 – 7
Spring ICE BREAKER Cruise. Just a shake down to see if everything still works. Weather dependent.
Port Browning: Marina 250-629-3493

May 20 – 22
Ron Harris Memorial Cruise.   *Special Reply Needed:  Before April 15th please so I know how many to book for.
Victoria Harbour. Marina 250-385-1831          

June 10 – 12
Saltspring 063 Cruise        *Note: Reverse order
Fri.  Montague Marina   250-539-5733  – pot luck.  *As we need the dock for our activities if possible please tie up – it’s only fair to the.
Sat.  Maple Bay Marina 250-746-8482  – pub night.    Marina.

June 30 – July1
Canada Day Overnighter
Thurs.    Sidney Spit – To watch the Sidney fireworks. Dockside raft up. (After Rangers leave). Pancake breakfast?

July 8-10
Pig War Cruise
Port Browning 250-629-3493.  Friday: “docktails”& appies. Sat: Hosted dinner. Sun: Pancakes
More info to follow! 

July 23 – 24
Summer Picnic. Day trip. Bring kids, dogs, grand kids, grannies, granddads, – you name it!
Sidney Spit.  Burgers etc. at the picnic tables.   Details TBA.

July 30 – Aug.1
Dollar –Be –Damned Southern Cruise. Dollar dependent?
Roche Harbour 1- 800 – 451 – 8910.
Friday – pub night.   Sat  – pot luck

Aug. 19 – 21
Dinner Theatre Cruise
Fri: Maple Bay Marina: 250-746-8482 – Pub Night
Sat: Chemainus: 4:30 Happy hour & Appies       Reservations: Marina 250-246-4655    Theatre 250-246-9820 

Sept. 9 – 11
2016 Windup Cruise.
Poet’s Cove   250-629-2100  
Fri: 4:30 Happy hour & appies. Sat: Pot Luck /crab & corn. 

Please note:

i.  Reply dates are all 7days before the start date for the cruise in question. Note exception: Victoria – Ron Harris Memorial Cruise.

ii. There will be Pancake Breakfasts on Sunday mornings. (volunteers please).

iii.  Unless I already have them, please make sure I have your names, emails, boat length, boat name & cell numbers so I can let the marinas know.

iv. I will have made bulk reservations, but Skippers are responsible to make their own marina bookings. So why not sit down and book the marinas right now? Then it’s done. You can always cancel if something comes up, but if you wait you may be out of luck!


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