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Members will be notified by email blast of Club issues regarding COVID19.  The following is a summary of all changes due to the virus and is kept up to date as much as possible.  The most recent changes are listed first.

Guess Who’s Coming for Appies? (originally scheduled for June 12) has been removed from the calendar.

Vendée Saltspring 2020 has been cancelled.  Stay tuned for a possible alternative weekend event for Club members only, using COVID19 racing protocols.

The free online weather course offered by fellow member and CPS instructor Dennis Fortin has ended, with about 20 Club members having taken part.  Dennis is thanked for his dedication and preparation of materials for the course, as well as for managing the new meeting technology.

The May Board meeting was held virtually on May 5, as the Club has purchased the Zoom technology for holding virtual meetings.

The Easter Race/Cruise has been postponed and will be rescheduled for later in the year.

The fire extinguisher check planned for April 19 has been postponed.

The Spring work party originally scheduled for April 4 has been cancelled.

The following changes to Club events were made previously:

March 30-April 3 Power Squadron Radio Course cancelled

March 31 Reciprocal Presentation postponed

Registration for both the Summer Sailing School and the Round Saltspring Race has been temporarily suspended.  The Round Saltspring Race has been postponed until further notice.  It is hoped that the Sailing School might be run in some form, with necessary adaptations and changes of plan.  As soon as we have a plan, registration will reopen.  Stay tuned!

Opening Day Sailpast and Safety Day and the Sailing School Open House will be cancelled.

Clubhouse bookings will be cancelled and no booking requests will be accepted until further notice.  We have a new Clubhouse Booking Coordinator, Ruth Riddell, who is taking over the position from retiring coordinator Nelly TomKee, who is thanked for her many years of dedication to the position.

Club races will be run under modified protocols.  Contact racing@saltspringsailing.ca for the latest protocols.

Reciprocal moorage is now closed until after the F Dock project is complete, likely in mid-June.

Questions?  communications@saltspringsailing.ca

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