The Official Magazine of the Bluewater Cruising Association

Notice of BCA Annual General Meeting and Awards Recognition (2023)

Ralph Lapp

Exodus IV
Catalina 470
November 23rd, 2023

Notice is hereby given to all BCA members:

Annual General Meeting and Election of Directors

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Time: Meeting opens at 19:00 PST/ 20:00 MST.  AGM to begin at 19:30 PST/ 20:30 MST

Location: Virtual Meeting via Zoom (details to follow when you register)

Registration: Please register in advance if you plan to attend the AGM.

Agenda: The business of the AGM will include the adoption of the Minutes of the 2022 AGM, review and approval of year-end Financial Statements for 2023, as well as operations reports.

There will also be elections to the offices of:

• Commodore
• Vice Commodore
• Secretary
• Treasurer

Members interested in any of these positions are invited to submit their names to the Chair of the Nominations Committee: BCA Past Commodore, Leslie Hansen. You can see the current Board of Directors and learn about the responsibilities of officers in the BCA’s Bylaws and Constitution, Part 7 – Duties of Officers.

In addition, the Calgary Chapter, Vancouver Island Chapter and Vancouver Chapter will each present a candidate for election to the office of Chapter Vice Commodore for their chapter.

Voting and Proxies:

Voting may be done in person at the online meeting or by proxy. If you cannot attend the AGM, please complete and submit this online proxy form. This is important so that we can have the necessary quorum of members to conduct the AGM business including the Board elections.

BCA’s Board of Directors looks forward to hosting the AGM, which will be followed by the announcement of the 2023 BCA Cruising and Service Awards. Please show your commitment to the Association by making every effort to attend or submit your proxy.

If you have any questions about the 2023 AGM, please contact BCA Vice Commodore Ralph Lapp.


  1. Rosario Passos says:

    Is the AGM a virtual meeting only? If not, where will it be hosted?

    1. The AGM is by Zoom only. Register to get the link.

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