Roache Harbor

May 3rd ~ 6th

[/mpc_textblock][mpc_textblock]Another fun flotilla where you can meet new friends and improve your sailing skills .  This one is open to members and non-members.  Reserve one of our 4 awesome  Catalinas

36′ Catalina (WILSON)

32′ Catalina 315 (LILLY)

30′ Catalina (DAYS OFF)

28′ Catalina MK II (FROLIC)




[mpc_textblock]AGENDA (Note – this flotilla is not organized by WWSC)



Arrival – Roche dock wizards will assign a slip and assist you to the dock if you call in on the VHF on 78 or at phone number 800-586-3590.  An attendant will come to register you at your boat for slip fees.  See map below.  Most likely we will be in slips 8-15 and 24-36 on the Main Guest Dock.  Recommend backing in for ease of access on and off your boat.

Registration in the tent with Lori Sorensen, Admiral of Jah Mon


Sign up for events to optimize your experience!

Boat Hop sign up

Decorated Tender Contest sign up

Coast Guard Auxilary sign up  (Only 3 boats signed up so far.  Please let me know if you want this excellent free inspection)

Man overboard sign up

Gift Exchange sign up

Circumnavigation around Vancouver Island sign up to check interest….


Arrive and Relax!

4:00 PM  Appy Hour!  Fun for all and visits galore!  Basically snacks and visiting!



10:00 AM

Customs and Border Patrol:

Customs and Border Patrol presentation, by Officer Kevin Holmes 1 hour


11:30 AM

Man Overboard Drill – Actual man falling over from Jah Monand retrieved a few times. ~3 hours.  Maybe bring food and drink for a nautical picnic.


4:00 PM

Boat Hop:  Don Lucas, of Gailforce, is in charge of this.  Sign up at registration.  One boat hosts two other crews, then a horn sounds and we shift to a new host boat, maybe 3 shifts in all? TBD


8:00 PM:

Voyage around Vancouver Island presentation on a 42’, by Count Enrico 1 hour if anyone signs up for it.  Depends on if power point projector shows.



9:00 AM

Coast Guard Auxilary:  A group briefing by Auxiliary Coast Guard inspectors prior to inspections, 30 minutes, scheduled for 9:00 AM Saturday May 5.  Inspections over the day.

Sign ups by email or on the dock for registration or during the Group talk.


10:00 AM

NW Rigging, Anacortes:   Quinn Olson, senior Rigger
“You and your sailboat rig”, What we see every day, what you should look for in your rig


11:30 AM

Dr. Gideon Human, Safety at Sea:

Health Care on a boat, by Dr. Human, 1 hour


2:00 PM

Decorated Tender Contest and parade:  Bring a decorated dinghy to your own theme.  Entries accepted at registration.

6:30 PM

Pot Luck Dinner in the tent


7:30 PM

Gift Exchange:  Ken and Rita Fischer of Solaria will be accepting gifts and awarding them.  Bring your gift of ~$20 to their boat and sign up. Bring a gift and get one, bring two and get two, etc…


Election of new fleet captain needed.



NMEA 2000, 0183, and Signal K networking, by Leslie Troyer Signal K – is an open source application that takes various 0183, N2K, (serial & other) sources and confederates them into a single repository that can be accessed using common methods.  For example – with the correct signal K plugins and apps, I can control my Raymarine autopilot from an app running on my watch.



Departure and fond farewells, fair winds and gentle seas….



Also, note:  There is a another Catalina Rendezvous at Thetis Island (SE off Vancouver Island on July 13-16.