The entire fleet of Boaters and Social Members are invited to join Bridge Officers and local dignitaries to participate in this years blessing of the Fleet and Sailpast.
Time & Location
Jun 18, 2022, 3:00 p.m.
Dalhousie Yacht Club, 74 Lighthouse Road, St. Catharines, ON, Canada
All members are welcome and encouraged to participate in this event! Registration required by June 16th, 2022 so that your boat and crew can be acknowledged as you sailpast and salute the FLAG.
Tradition dictates that all club members participate in the Sailpast, on their vessel or from shore. Good manners require that a member unable to participate will send his/her regrets to the Commodore.
General plan: (any changes on the day will be advised via VHF radio - channel 68)
- The fleet assembles outside of the piers (east side or west, weather dependent) at 15:00.
- The Commodore’s vessel will then circle to fleet (15:30) and conduct the blessing with a brief speech from the Commodore.
- The Commodore’s vessel will then return to the harbour and moor at the patio in front of the Clubhouse.
- The fleet then parades into the harbour (four boat-lengths apart)
- Continue up the harbour and round marker to port
- salute flag on Starboard side
- Continue out of the harbour and return after last boat makes it in
There will be dining on the patio – the menu will be published in the Breeze or check your email …… reservations are required. Call 905 934 8325 ext. 22 or email firstname.lastname@example.org