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Calgary Chapter

Calgary Fleet Report: April 2017

Christine McGregor

The BCA Calgary fleet continued their season with an April 24 meeting conducting a weather research activity.  For novice and experienced offshore sailors alike, the opportunity to spend time finding and learning how to use some of the most valuable and recent weather resources is a valuable skill to …

Calgary Fleet Report: February 2017

Christine McGregor

The February fleet meeting in Calgary continued the tradition of bringing temporarily land locked sailors together to discuss current and pressing topics for BCA members in the midst of planning an offshore adventure. A welcomed continuation from our January meeting, Pam and Ted Simper facilitated the topic of provisioning, …

Calgary Fleet Report: January 2017

Christine McGregor

Calgary chapter fleet kicked off the new year on January 16 and we happily welcomed our largest group of the year, with some returned members as well as a few fleet members joining us for the first time.  Sharing our introductions allowed all members to reacquaint the rest of …

Calgary Fleet Report: December 2016

Christine McGregor

On December 12, the Calgary chapter held their final fleet gathering of the 2016 calendar year.  We were joined by some new members to the fleet group, and we also welcomed back members who had just recently returned from their recent leg of cruising through Fiji. We were extremely …

Calgary Fleet Report: November 2016

Christine McGregor

The Calgary chapter Fleet had their third meeting of the year on November 21 and as always it was a great evening of learning and sharing among friends. It was a special evening in a couple of ways:  first of all was our main conversation topic, which gave Cathy …

Calgary Fleet Report: October 2016

Christine McGregor

The Calgary chapter Fleet kicked things off for the 2016/2017 season with the first meeting held on October 17.   With many returning members, it was a great opportunity to reconnect with friends and catch up on all of our sailing adventures over the summer.   We were also pleased to …

BCA Presents Nigel Calder

Norm Cooper

Nigel Calder, world renowned boat system expert, author and educator will be coming to Western Canada in April 2015.  His BCA hosted educational tour will include stops in Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo and Calgary. Nigel Calder Daytime Educational Seminars in Vancouver & Victoria Nigel’s two daytime educational seminars will be …

Is Your Member Profile Up-to-Date?

It is that time of year when we ask you, as the Primary Member, to check your member profile on the BCA website. Why is checking your information so important? Because Geraldine Guilfoyle and Donna Sassaman, Directory Coordinators, are preparing to compile the 2015 Member Directory and, if your website …