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TENDER TUESDAYS-PRAIRIE GIRL SERIES #19

TENDER TUESDAYS-PRAIRIE GIRL SERIES #19

PRIMED FOR SAILING SEASON

How did it happen to be mid-April already?   Some of Prairie Girl’s and husband’s friends already had their boats hauled out in March and have them in tip top shape, ready to sail when the weather clears up. They’ll be out on the water in a flash.

Not so for this sailor and her Captain. They’ve actually cancelled their haul- out twice now, believing they didn’t have a good weather window. Wrong! The sun shone after the morning showers and husband freaked out that he had let his coveted haul-out spot go. When will it possibly get done with the many Yacht Club executive meetings and regattas (He is a Vice Commodore, after all…) and … Read the rest

BOOK LAUNCH & SIGNING

BOOK LAUNCH & SIGNING

WHO’S the CAPTAIN?

AHOY ALL BOATING FAMILIES!

A BOOK LAUNCH & SIGNING EVENT at MARTIN MARINE

WHO’S the CAPTAIN?

FINALLY! A FAMILY SAILING BOOK that cracks the code of nautical terms through humorous cartoons and a sassy glossary! A delightful and recognizable story for any family that sails together.

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            – Written by Mary Laudien, a 4th time B.C. children’s author and former Principal of West Bay and Cypress Park.

            -Cartoons by the talented, Dave Alavoine of Pacific Yachting Magazine’s COCKPIT CONFESSION.

DATE: Saturday, November 26th

TIME: 12:30 – 2:00

LOCATION: Martin Marine Services Ltd., 1176 Welch Street, North Vancouver

BOOK PRICEonly $14.99

For more information go to: http://www.marylaudien.com or email: mlaudien@outlook.com

DRAWS during the launch

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Sail Past … KNOT!

Sail Past … KNOT!

It’s spring and sailing is in the air! The “CAPTAIN has been preoccupied with preparations for a sailing trip circumnavigating Vancouver Island. Of course he has!  The pristine 40 foot Beneteau that he and two other “CAPTAINSwill sail at month’s end takes priority. Needless to say, our adequate 28 foot Catalina has been left somewhat neglected in the wake of all the prepping and planning frenzy.

When you belong to a YACHT CLUB, there is always an annual SAIL PAST.  For all of you non-boaters, this means that yacht club members board their boats and do a SAIL PAST to salute their club’s COMMODORE bobbing in her vessel out on the ocean.  … Read the rest