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BUMP & GRIND BULLETIN
FOR 17-Jan-18

ANCHORING WORKSHOP & PUB NIGHT

THIS SUNDAY at MAIOLOS

The first pub night for 2018  is being held this Sunday, January 21st...be sure to come to share stories of off season boating, the boat show....and to attend the first seminar of 2018!

The Pub Night is being held at 15 Harbour Street, Maiolos Lounge and Grill overlooking the harbour. 

The Education, Safety and the Environment Committee has met and is offering the first seminar for 2018 in conjuction with the pub night. Come at 4 pm for a Workshop on Anchoring: the theory, practice, and preparation for proper anchoring.

Anchoring Workshop at 4pm

Pub Night at 5pm

Additional dates for pub nights to put on your calendar are:  February 18, March 18, April 15...and then it will be time to launch again!

 

To all Georgain Bay Sailors....Annoucing GBR 2018!

It's less than 4 months until your boat will be back in the water....stop thinking about the cold and start thinking about the Georgian Bay Regatta

 

 

This year's GBR promises some great sailing on Southern Georgian Bay. Your GBR Committee has listened to your input and we have put together a very exciting Regatta for 2018. We have concluded that the 'Short' regatta of 4 days is preferred by many, but a significant number of sailors would like to participate in a longer event adn visit ports on the west side of the Bay.

The 2 Regatta Concept will unforld as follows:

Pre-Regatta: July 29 to August 1

Lions Head ~ Wiarton ~ White Cloud Island ~ Meaford

 

Classic Regatta: August 1 to August 5

Meaford ~ White Cloud Island ~ Thornbury ~ Hope Island ~ Midland

 

The new format is very flexible. You can choose between sailing 3 days, 4 days, or 7 days. You can start in Lion's Head or Meaford. And you can finish in Meaford or Midland. We will be visiting the Bruce Peninsula, Georgian Bay's south shore, and the beautiful islands near Midland.


The spirit of fun competitive racing or cruising is the mainstay of the GBR. The boats will sail as a fleet, ensuring safety, while providing a confidence boosting experience in open water. All sailors; new to racing or cruising, or more experienced are encouraged to attend.

The GBR is THE way to race or cruise the beautiful southwest and/or southeast areas of Georgian Bay.

The Georgian Bay Regatta Motto:
 
Competition ~ Camaraderie ~ Confidence

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