Read CS Rendezvous article in the Dec. issue of Pacific Yachting magazine - written by CS Yachts member Craig
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Here is an article on a cruise around Vancouver Island in a CS 36T. This is a link to the story in the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, Spring/Summer Special Edition of Mainsheet, Oct 11, 2018. Thanks, Henry for bringing this to our attention.
"We had been living aboard our CS 36T, Mamaku, in Victoria for almost two years ...."
Click on the following link to read the rest of the article, "Cruising Around Vancouver Island" by Sarah White, p, 12.
Here is a follow up link to Sarah and Harry's blog, called Mamaku Sailing.
New - CS 40 side view and plan
CS Yacht Owners West was founded in 1997. We are a group of boaters primarily from the Pacific Northwest, who race and/or cruise CS (originally, "Canadian Sailcraft") sailboats (CS 27, 33, and 36T designed by Ray Wall, and the CS 30, 34, 36M and CS 40 designed by Tony Castro. We also welcome owners of the Quanta, a 28 ft. sailboat designed by Ray Wall who is retired in the Victoria area and is a member of our group.
Our regular cruising grounds include: Puget Sound, San Juan Islands, Gulf Islands, Howe Sound, Georgia Strait and Desolation Sound and beyond. Most of our members live in the Vancouver, southern Vancouver Island and Seattle areas.
CS or Quanta Owner? Join us for -
2019 Haida Gwaii Orientation Session
Thinking of cruising up to Haida Gwaii and into the Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve?
Attend this mandatory 90 minutes session:
Friday, March 8 at 6:00 pm - Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea, 9811 Sea Port Place, Sidney
There is also repeat session at the Vancouver Public Library on Wednesday, March 6.
Click here for more information on Currents, The Official Magazine of the Bluewater Cruising Association
16th Annual Massive Marine Garage Sale - April 13, 2019
CS West Events
2019 Spring Rendezvous
2019 Spring CS Rendezvous to be held at Maple Bay Marina
May 14, 15, 16 -- Tues, Wed, Thur.
Online registration will be open in March/April and email info will be sent out to CS members.
Recap - Fall CS Rendezvous at Ladysmith Community Marina
September 5-7, 2018
Our Fall CS Rendezvous was a great success.
The weather window cooperated beautifully, not too hot or too cold and just some rain during the night.
30 CS members showed up, including 4 couples who drove to the rendezvous. Making the cruise were ...