2018 Canada West Coast Rendezvous- Sept. 14th - 18th

  • November 13, 2017 9:00 PM
    Message # 5585182

    Host and co-hosts have stepped up! A  great venue has been selected, at Ladysmith B.C. stay tuned for details and registration for summer 2018 Canada West Coast Rondy!

    Last modified: November 21, 2017 3:10 PM | Anonymous member
  • February 20, 2018 12:03 PM
    Reply # 5775214 on 5585182

    Venue and dates are confirmed for Vancouver Island Rendezvous -  2018!

    September 14 -  16, 2018

    Ladysmith Community Marina

    Vancouver Island

    Host -  Ken Lund  -  SV Full Circle  svfullcircle007@gmail.com 

    We have confirmed with Ladysmith Marina and they are expecting us.  Please book early to ensure we are all together. Reservations:  http://reservations.lmsmarina.ca  Or call at 250-245-1146

    Price is $1.40/foot first night (effective April 1st, 2018), $1.10/foot for each subsequent night in the same season.

    The Marina Welcome Centre provides a marina office, free Wi-Fi, complete washroom, shower and laundry facilities, plus a fireside lounge with a large TV, large meeting room and the Oyster Bay Cafe. The Marina is a short 10 minute walk to downtown Ladysmith or Transfer Beach, and an 11 minute drive to the Nanaimo airport. 

    Saturday night: Saturday night program is in the works – possibly a pot latch or dinner in town??  We are open to suggestions. 

    Please watch for the sign-ups under the main current rendezvous page and/or get in touch directly with Ken (svfullcircle007@gmail.com ) or Colleen (rondy@westsail.org) to let us know you are coming. This should be a good one! 

  • August 23, 2018 9:41 AM
    Reply # 6635813 on 5585182

     please don’t  forget  to register with  the Marina!

    The code for registering is WSYC2018 


    Updated Agenda Rendezvous - 2018 

    FRIDAY September 14: l

    Arriving boats can check in at Ladysmith Community Marina any time after 2pm.  There will be an informal gathering in the covered picnic table shelter area beginning at 6PM. Bring your own beverages.

    SATURDAY September 15

    Coffee will be ready at 7:30 AM. A breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausages and toast will be served at the picnic shelter between 8:30 and 9AM. Please bring plates, cups and cutlery. They will be provided for those not on a boat.

    At that time, In order to get to know each other a little better, we would like one person from each boat and those without boats to:
    - introduce themselves and any others on their boat, give their boat name and home port.
    - say how long they have owned their Westsail and mention any interesting sailing history of their boats and/or themselves.
    - talk a little about any long journeys made with their boat.
    - list any features their boats have or that they have added which has made a big difference to their comfort or safety.

    The afternoon will be spent socializing and visiting each others boats. 

    Anyone interested in a discussion, comparison, demonstrations or practice tying knots useful on sail boats can meet at the picnic area around 4:30PM

    Happy hour begins at 5:00PM. BYO beverage.

    BBQ sockeye salmon and baked potatoes will be served around 6PM. Please bring a vegetable side dish or salad to share and your own plates and cutlery. 

    SUNDAY September 16

    Coffee and muffins will be served at the shelter at 8 AM.
    Socializing and good byes for rest of the morning.
    Check out is 11AM.

    If there is suitable wind we may try to get some photos of our boats under sail as they leave the harbor.  

    Your Host: Ken Lund - SV Full Circle 
    Co hosts: Fred and Patti Bray - SV Chinook 

    See you there!