COOPER BOATING news ~ latest information about boating in BC
Subject: CHRISTMAS is just around the corner
(Posted on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:36AM )
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here are a few ideas:
~a beginners course to learn the basics
~an intermediate or advanced course to upgrade skills
~a docking or anchoring clinic
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give your friends and family a gift they will always remember

Subject: Broughtons Flotilla Day 6
(Posted on Jun 24, 2014 at 01:50PM )

Today, roll call was at 0730 and we all left the dock at eight as planned, then we motored as a group out of the harbour and around the west end of Malcolm Island. Destination: Claydon Bay.

After yesterday's gale, today's conditions were remarkably calm. We occasionally encountered winds of five to ten knots crossing Queen Charlotte Strait and Intrepid sailed all afternoon but most boats headed straight to Claydon Bay and anchored in a well-protected corner.  A few of our group went to Sullivan Bay to enjoy the floating town and marina an extra day.  The flotilla is loosely organised, with boats proceeding according to their own wishes, but keeping in touch by radio and planning in face to face meetings whenever we are in ports. 

In spite  of few small mechanical issues here and there, all boats are able to keep up.  With this many people an boats travelling together, each is secure in the knowledge that we are being led by experienced explorers and supported by the considerable combined wisdom and experience of the other skippers and crews.

Tomorrow's destination is Sullivan Bay on North Broughton Island, a mere 4.2 nautical miles from our present anchorage.  We are now halfway through our time and as far north and east as we will go. These days, we are enjoying the Broughtons region, but from here, each stop will be a little closer to our home base at Powell River.

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(Posted on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:54AM )
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