Welcome to CS West
CSOA (Canadian Sailcraft Owners Association) Forum
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CS 36T for sale. See details in the Buy and Sell tab.
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.
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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.
CS West Events
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 ...
Plans are already underway for our 2019 Spring Rendezvous. Possible location is Maple Bay. More in the new year.
Our 2018 November Dinner has been cancelled.