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May 2021

Bloody Mary Cruise & Brunch

May 14 - May 16
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina, 275 Estero Boulevard
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 United States
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$5.00

Our Cruise Leaders are Carol & Jason Pim (if they volunteer again) There are a block of eight slips being held for CMCS at Pink Shell Marina. Call Dave, the dock master, at 1(888)222-7465 to make your reservation. $2.50/ft per night plus tax and electric. Each boat entered in the race receives the Bloody Mary Brunch free of charge. Land Cruisers are welcome to join the festivities at a cost of $5 each. BYO chair, umbrella, etc. This is the…

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Jerry Pim Memorial Estebel Race

May 15 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gulf of Mexico in Vicinity of “SC” Lighted Mark, In the vicinity of the SC Lighted Mark
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 United States
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Free

This is a FREE Race! NOTICE OF RACE (Please pass this along to any sailors you know in the SW Florida area.) It’s a gathering of like minded souls, while being totally compliant with doing the right thing for Covid19 social separation. What: CMCS Jerry Pim Memorial Estebel Race When: May 15 , 2021, 1st start 1400 (2:00 pm) Where: The race will be among government markers off of Fort Myers Beach The race committee boat: “JACK B” (30’ white…

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May Membership Meeting

May 18 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cape Coral Yacht Club Ballroom, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33904 United States
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Free

The following plans are, of course, subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Social (BYOB) starts at 6:30 PM, short club meeting when the Commodore feels like it. SPECIAL ACTIVITIES!!! Our CURRENT PLAN is to be back at the Cape Coral Yacht Club Ballroom!!!  Please verify on this website the day before our meeting to ensure we've not been too optimistic.  Carol Pim may be presenting some awards! All who raced  in the Jerry Pim Memorial Estebel Night Race should PLEASE attend.

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Danger Island Cruise

May 28 - May 31
Cayo Costa State Park, Captiva
Captiva, FL 33924 United States
Free

Help is needed!!! We require a cruise leader, or a small team of brave souls to lead this cruise. Otherwise - we may suffer the lose of this traditional cruise for 2021. Please contact Diane Fowler if you can assist.  

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June 2021

June Board Meeting

June 8 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
A Virtual Meeting on Zoom FL United States

Board members are required at this meeting, unless excused in advance. Any member of the society is always welcome to attend. We are currently holding Zoom meetings. If you are not a board member, and would like to attend, please contact one of our board members. Their contact contact information is in our Member Roster, which you can find in the "For Society Members Only" section of our website (you will need to use your CMCS Username and Password).

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June Membership Meeting

June 15 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cape Coral Yacht Club Ballroom, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33904 United States
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Free

Social (BYOB) starts at 1830, short club meeting when the Commodore feels like it. BUT, watch for a possible change. SPECIAL ACTIVITY - if the pandemic allows us to safely meet - an Ice Cream Social!!!  

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Fisherman’s Village Cruise

June 17 - June 20
Fisherman’s Village, 1200 W. Retta Esplanade
Punta Gorda, FL 33950 United States
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Cruise Leaders: TBD AHOY MATES Plotting our course to the June 2021 Fisherman’s Village Cruise Come join us for a weekend cruise to Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda on beautiful Charlotte Harbor. It's assumed that whatever we do will likely have to follow social distancing guidelines since this will likely be the new normal. Thursday: Some members will meet in Pelican Bay and have Happy Hour at Dog Beach. Friday Morning: we’ll head to Fisherman’s Village for R&R at the marina.  There’s…

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July 2021

July Board Meeting

July 13 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
A Virtual Meeting on Zoom FL United States

Board members are required at this meeting, unless excused in advance. Any member of the society is always welcome to attend.

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July Membership Meeting

July 20 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cape Coral Yacht Club Ballroom, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33904 United States
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Free

Social (BYOB) starts at 1830, short club meeting at 1900 in the CCYC.    

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August 2021

August Board Meeting

August 10 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
A Virtual Meeting on Zoom FL United States

Board members are required at this meeting, unless excused in advance. Any member of the society is always welcome to attend. We are currently holding Zoom meetings. If you are not a board member, and would like to attend, please contact one of our board members. Their contact contact information is in our Member Roster, which you can find in the "For Society Members Only" section of our website (you will need to use your CMCS Username and Password).

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‘Tween Waters Parrothead Cruise

August 13 - August 15
T’ween Waters Marina, 15951 Captiva Drive
Captiva Island, 33924 United States
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Our Cruise Leaders: Jean and Gary Blessing Head out and meet CMCS at 'Tween Waters for the annual Buffett extravaganza.  We’ll have Parrothead Olympics and Boat Drinks of course.  'Tween Waters has a lovely pool and a beach right across the street for your enjoyment.  Who knows,  One year Jimmy Buffet may even show up. But until that happens we’ll rely on our member Parrotheads to set the vibe.  There is not much better cruising in the summertime than having…

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August Membership Meeting

August 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cape Coral Yacht Club Ballroom, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33904 United States
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Free

Due to COVID-19 this meeting has been canceled! Social (BYOB) starts at 1830, short club meeting at 1900 in the CCYC.  

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September 2021

Kayusa Cruise

September 10 - September 12
South Seas Resort Marina, 5400 Plantation Road
Captiva, FL 33924 United States
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Free

Cruise Leader:  TBD This is a traditional cruise held in conjunction with the Kayusa Cup Race. South Seas Resort & Marina is one of southwest Florida's premier destinations. Join us at South Seas Resort on Captiva Island for two days of relaxation.  There are three resort pools, a golf course, and a beautiful white sandy beach.  Servers await you pool side and beach side.  Meet up at Sunset at the Beach to make a wish on a shell.  Take the trolley…

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Kayusa Cup Race

September 12 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
South Seas Resort Marina, 5400 Plantation Road
Captiva, FL 33924 United States
Free

This race is FREE!  It is a Caloosahatchee Boat of the Year Event. It is held in conjunction with the CMCS South Seas Resort Cruise. You can use the handy form below to register for the race. This is a coastal distance race. We typically start in the Gulf of Mexico, West of Redfish Pass. We will race along the Gulf side of Captiva Island and Sanibel Island, finishing at or about the San Carlos Light (SC Light). The objective of this course…

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September Board Meeting

September 14 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
A Virtual Meeting on Zoom FL United States
Free

Board members are required at this meeting, unless excused in advance. Any member of the society is always welcome to attend. We are currently holding Zoom meetings. If you are not a board member, and would like to attend, please contact one of our board members. Their contact contact information is in our Member Roster, which you can find in the "For Society Members Only" section of our website (you will need to use your CMCS Username and Password).

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September Membership Meeting

September 21 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cape Coral Yacht Club Ballroom, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33904 United States
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Free

Social (BYOB) starts at 6:30 PM, short club meeting around 7:30 PM in the Cape Coral Yacht Club Ballroom. Our September monthly membership meeting will feature the KICKOFF TO SUMMERSET! This year it will be optional for you to wear a Summerset t-shirt.! * Prize for the oldest Summerset T-Shirt * Prize for the most used (tattered/torn/paint stained) Summerset T-Shirt * A Summerset Trivia Contest with prizes * Photos of past Summersets * A Summerset Cake * Tropical music Also,…

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October 2021

Summerset Regatta

October 1 - October 3
Gulf of Mexico in Vicinity of “SC” Lighted Mark, In the vicinity of the SC Lighted Mark
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 United States
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Click on the Artwork to goto the Summerset Website This is the largest racing event for CMCS and the cruising fleet is there to cheer on the racers! Mooring in Matazas Pass area and limited dockage available as racers get first options there. Enjoy all the festivities of the Regatta including pre-race Skippers meeting, 1st day race beer fest, and Awards Dinner on Sunday evening. Share in the experience of the racers without “shedding blood and sweat” on the water.…

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October Board Meeting

October 12 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A Virtual Meeting on Zoom FL United States

Board members are required at this meeting, unless excused in advance. Any member of the society is always welcome to attend. We are currently holding Zoom meetings. If you are not a board member, and would like to attend, please contact one of our board members. Their contact contact information is in our Member Roster, which you can find in the "For Society Members Only" section of our website (you will need to use your CMCS Username and Password).

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Chili Cook-Off

October 17 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cape Coral Yacht Club Ballroom, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33904 United States
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Free

CMCS's Annual Chili Cook-Off The host of this year's cook-off is To Be Determine  Cape Coral Yacht Club Ballroom All Cooks Entering the Chili Cook-off Contest Bring prepared chili in a crockpot with a serving ladle and anything YOU need to make your space unique. There will be 4 categories in which to compete for a "Gold Prize": BEST HOTTEST MOST ORIGINAL TABLE DISPLAY/DRESS All chili cooks, please bring your chili ready to serve, in a crock pot, with a…

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October Membership Meeting

October 19 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
CCYC Ballroom, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33904 United States
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Free

Social (BYOB) starts at 1830, short club meeting at 1900 in the CCYC Ballroom.  

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Halloween Cruise

October 29 - October 31
South Seas Resort Marina, 5400 Plantation Road
Captiva, FL 33924 United States
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Free

Cruise Leaders: T.B.D. We’re headed back to South Seas resort for a “Spooktacular” event with costumes, prizes, food and fun.  Arrive on Friday and we’ll have Happy Hour by the water.  ATTENTION: A new addition from Kim Brown: Trust Me is reviving rum punch Friday just for CMCS.  You may have heard the Marina stopped their tradition of Rum Punch on Friday. So we will co-opt the tradition and make it ours. Hopefully, you just  ‘sailed the tradition’- now you…

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November 2021

Nominations Deadline for Officers & Directors

November 1

November 1 is the deadline for submitting nominations for 2022 Flag Officers and 2022 - 2023 Board Directors. Please contact Vice Commodore ??? throughout the year with any input.

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Shrimp Fest Dinner

November 7 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cape Coral Yacht Club Ballroom, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33904 United States
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All you can eat Shrimp Boil!!! For a measly $?? - All-You-Can-Eat shrimp dinner for those that RSVP in advance! This is one of our most popular events, so put it on your calendar now!  Dinner is in the Cape Coral Yacht Club Ballroom, and includes succulent, fresh shrimp and all of the accoutrements (chicken dinner can also be reserved). RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED by November ??th! So fill up your shopping cart, and pay via PayPal, below. (Or you can…

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November Board Meeting

November 9 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A Virtual Meeting on Zoom FL United States

Board members are required at this meeting, unless excused in advance. Any member of the society is always welcome to attend. We are currently holding Zoom meetings. If you are not a board member, and would like to attend, please contact one of our board members. Their contact contact information is in our Member Roster, which you can find in the "For Society Members Only" section of our website (you will need to use your CMCS Username and Password).

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Rum and Reading Cruise

November 12 - November 14
Woody’s Waterside, 3051 Stringfellow Rd
St. James City, FL 33956 United States
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Free

RUM and READING CANCELLED!  There is NO cruise November 13-15 Woody’s has been sold and the new owners are closing it to remodel a bit.  New Bathrooms? I hope so....  In any event they will not be ready until December.  Bob and Nancy have had to cancel the shindig and are looking to relaunch in March next year.  If you were looking to get a book for Christmas, just contact them directly or your local independent bookseller. CMCS is doubling…

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