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Time to Update your Membership Profile

Donna Sassaman

Spencer 44
January 10th, 2019

Make it one of your New Year’s resolutions to check your BCA profile information today! Is the information accurate and up-to-date regarding your:

  • Name
    • Is it spelled correctly and capitalized appropriately, e.g., Cathy Smith-Brown, not cathy Smith-brown
  • Mailing address
    • Please use the following street abbreviations (including the periods):
      • Ave., Blvd., Cir., Cres., Ct., Dr., Hts., Ln., Pkwy., Pl., Rd., St., Ter., Way.
      • For directions: N., S., E., W., N.W., N.E., S.W., S.E.
  • Phone number(s)
    • Be sure to check the area code(s)
  • Email address
  • Ham and/or VHF licence
  • Partner/spouse, if applicable
  • Yacht club membership

Here’s how to review the existing information and make corrections or updates:

  • Go to the Bluewater Cruising Association website and log in
  • Click on ‘Manage Profile’ (upper right rail)
  • Click on ‘Edit Bio’ (found under “Information & Settings”)
  • Review / update your information and save changes (bottom of page)

If you are the primary member (the one who pays for the membership) check to make sure:

  • Your boat’s name and type are up-to-date
  • Marina or Currently Cruising info is up-to-date
  • Your partner/spouse (the associate member) and/or boat are listed as ‘sub-accounts’:
    • Click on ‘Sub-accounts’ (look for the small blue box on the left after saving your Edit Bio changes, OR click on ‘Sub-accounts” found under “Information & Settings”)
      • Is your partner/spouse linked to you?
      • Is your boat linked to you?
      • If they aren’t, follow the prompts to create a sub-account

If you do not remember your username and/or password, if your sub-accounts are not linked to your account, or if you have any other questions about updating your profile, email Vimmy, BCA’s administrator, for assistance.

Thank you for your updates; you will make the directory coordinators’ job much easier!  And good luck with those other, more demanding resolutions.  Happy New Year!


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