WELCOME TO THE 2021 CRUISING PAGE!
We encourage members to provide any recommendations on cruising destinations. Perhaps there is a certain spot that you would like to explore or maybe you are just interested in getting away for a weekend with other Club members. Let us know and we would be more than happy to assist and contribute to a fun and enjoyable Cruising Season.
Considering Leading a Cruise? Here are some things to think about: Leading a Cruise.
Reciprocal Moorage for Our Members: If you are wondering about our reciprocal moorage agreements with a variety of other clubs on the coast, check out our Yacht Destinations page here. And if you are considering visiting other clubs to take advantage of our reciprocal agreements in 2021, please be aware that our own club is only just opening reciprocal and visitor moorage as of June 30, 2021. In these uncertain times it would be prudent to check beforehand with any other clubs you plan to visit, to make sure you would be welcome.
Victoria Cruise, September 28-October 1, 2021: Barb and Arne Hetherington lead this year’s “annual” cruise to Victoria’s Inner Harbour, with an overnight reciprocal stop at Royal Victoria Yacht Club, at the end of September. For a report of the fun that the five boats and their crews had, click here. As well, a few photos can be viewed on our Flickr page.
Local Gunkholing Cruise, July 20-23, 2021: Jon and Jennifer Healey planned this cruise and then had to go home early due to boat trouble, which was unfortunate. And the original itinerary changed due to wind direction; but the group carried on in the sunshine and had an enjoyable time at Winter Cove, Bedwell Harbour, and Sidney Spit. In addition to the Healeys on Khadine, participants were: Arne and Barb Hetherington on Dixey-Rose, Karen and Kim Laidlaw on Nest Egg, Rob Denny and Nighean Anderson on Mazu, Jenny and Derek Barrio on Blue Peter, Debbie and Peter Brouwer on Switchen to Glide, Chris Levan and Ellen Vesterdal on Nutmeg of Consolation, and Julie and Eric van Soeren on Second Wind. To see some great photos taken by Peter Brouwer and Arne Hetherington, click to go to our Flickr page.
Cruising 2021 in Our Local Area: the Fleet Captain Cruising Arne and Club member Jeremy Milsom of the SS Inn have put together a list of information about marinas and anchorages in the local SSI geographical area: local-cruising-destinationsrev2. (Note that reciprocals are not included in this list. Refer to the above for those.)