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January 2020

Winter Series Regatta #1

January 25 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 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
Free

The plan here is to take advantage of the exceptional sailing weather in the height of "Season" and run a weekly beer can series.  For people familiar with sailboat racing, other sailing clubs will have an evening series, or a Sunday series, where they run weekly races for 5 weeks in a row. This series will be known as the “CMCS Winter Series”, and will be run on five Saturday mornings in late January thru February.  All the snowbirds should…

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Chili Cook-Off

January 26 @ 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 This year's cook-off is being hosted by Cindy Naumann  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 serving…

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February 2020

Winter Series Regatta #2

February 1 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 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
Free

Winter Series Regatta #2 will consist of up to three buoy races. This regatta will take place off of Ft. Myers Beach in the Gulf of Mexico. The starting area will be in the vicinity of Marker 2, entrance to San Carlos Bay. The race format will be up to three buoy races. Plan on a skipper/crew party after the race (time and location to be announced). Entries and payments will be handled through CMCS Racer Registration. 

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50th Anniversary Commodores Cup

February 8 @ 10:00 AM - 9:00 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

The "CMCS Commodore's Cup" - will consist of up to three buoy races. This regatta will celebrate CMCS's 50 years of existence! This regatta will take place off of Ft. Myers Beach in the Gulf of Mexico. The starting area will be in the vicinity of Marker 2, entrance to San Carlos Bay. The race format will be up to three buoy races. Plan on a skipper/crew party after the race (time and location to be announced). Entries and payments will be handled…

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February Board Meeting

February 11 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Waterstone Financial’s Office, 12597 New Brittany Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33907
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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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EPOL Cruise

February 14 - February 16
Legacy Harbour Marina, 2044 West First Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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If you're coming by land, go to EPOL + Oysters + Chicken Fest EDISON PARADE OF LIGHTS (EPOL) Cruise Leader: Bev & Bob Duff This cruise has been a CMCS tradition for many years.  We gather at Legacy Marina in downtown Fort Myers to celebrate our famous winter resident Thomas Alva Edison’s birthday.  The Marina is located near his winter home.  Arrive on Friday for Happy Hour.   There will be plenty more fun on Saturday: an Oyster Feast in the…

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Winter Series Regatta #4

February 15 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 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
Free

Winter Series Regatta #4 will consist of up to three buoy races. This regatta will take place off of Ft. Myers Beach in the Gulf of Mexico. The starting area will be in the vicinity of Marker 2, entrance to San Carlos Bay. The race format will be up to three buoy races. Plan on a skipper/crew party after the race (time and location to be announced). Entries and payments will be handled through CMCS Racer Registration. 

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EPOL’s Oysters + Chicken Fest

February 15 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Legacy Harbour Marina, 2044 West First Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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There is plenty of room for "Land Cruisers" to come down for our Oyster Feast + Chicken. The fun starts at noon. Bring you a bag chair, your beverage of choice, and your appetites. REMEMBER! The Edison Festival of Lights Grand Parade takes place at 7:00 PM. This is known as Fort Myers' biggest event of the year. Finally, finish the day back at Legacy Harbour Marina for the best seats around to watch the fantastic fireworks display. You can…

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February Membership Meeting

February 18 @ 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

Plan to come at 1830 (6:30 PM). Our preliminary agenda: At general Social for approximately 30-minutes. Allen Fiske will discuss the "U.S. Para Sailing Championship" in which he participated. A brief club discussion of club business and/or news. Be sure to bring your own beverages.

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Naples to Fort Myers Coastal Regatta

February 22 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Starts in Gulf of Mexico off Naples Pier, In the vicinity of the Naples Pier
Naples, FL United States
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This is a Caloosahatchee Boat of the Year Event (CBOTY) sponsored by CMCS. This is a BOTY Event, and is the reverse of the coastal distance race in December.  This race starts in Naples and finishes in Fort Myers. Then ends in a big after party at Salty Sam's. Entries and payments will be handled through SWFLSAIL.COM.

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March 2020

Ladies’ Bridge Club: Estero Bay Kayak Tour

March 4 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$50

We are still plannin February’s event, but March’s activity needs to be scheduled well in advance due to limited bookings and the event’s popularity this time of the year. We will be doing the Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve kayak tour from New Pass.  This is led by Connie Langmann, a Certified Florida Master Naturalist.  The date is Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 10 AM until 1 PM.  The cost is $50 including gear. You need to book it yourself at…

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March Board Meeting

March 10 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Waterstone Financial’s Office, 12597 New Brittany Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33907
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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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Marathon, Marlin Bay Marina and Seafood Festival

March 12 - March 17
Marathon, Marlin Bay and Seafood Festival, Cayo Costa State Park FL 33922 United States + Google Map
Free

  Please  join us for an exciting Cruise to Marathon Key, The Marlin Bay Marina, and the annual Seafood Festival. We plan to enjoy Marlin Bay’s awesome amenities together with the 2020 Marathon Seafood Festival’s                                                                     vast array of fresh delicacies and continuous entertainment on both Saturday…

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March Membership Meeting

March 17 @ 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 when the Commodore feels like it. Plan to come at 1830 (6:30 PM). Our preliminary agenda: At general Social for approximately 30-minutes. A brief talk by Edison Sailing Center's sailor Sidney Monohan A brief club discussion of club business and/or news. Be sure to bring your own beverages.

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Shrimp Fest Dinner

March 22 @ 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 $17.00 - 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 March 19th! So fill up your shopping cart, and pay via PayPal, below. (Or you can…

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April 2020

Points South Cruise to Panther Key 2019

April 2 - April 7
Panther Key FL United States + Google Map
Free

Cruise Leader: To be Determined (Please Volunteer) What an awesome Cruise South !!!!! We are heading to Panther Key in the Ten Thousand Islands, targeting to meet-up Friday Night (April 3) at 4:30 PM where we enjoy Happy Hour and a Seafood Appetizer Extravaganza. Our participating 1st Mates will coordinate the selection of the appetizers to be prepared.  As we had enjoyed the Rum gig a few weeks before, you may want to select our favorite White Wines to share…

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Easter at Burnt Store Marina Cruise 2019

April 9 - April 13
Burnt Store Marina, 3192 Matecumbe Key Rd
Punta Gorda, FL 33955 United States
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Free

Our Cruise Leaders: ??? We’ll anchor at Pelican Bay on Thursday evening,  and to start this cruise off,  Happy Hour on Dog Beach. On Friday morning all will head out to Burnt Store Marina for the weekend.  Saturday lots of fun at the pool  and Tiki Hut.  We can have brunch Easter morning and you never know when the Easter Bunny may hop on by. If you're new to Pelican Bay - click for --> Pelican Bay Chart. Entry into…

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April Board Meeting

April 14 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Waterstone Financial’s Office, 12597 New Brittany Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33907
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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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Fort Myers Beach Cruiser’s Appreciation Day

April 18 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Matanzas on the Bay, Crescent Street
Fort Myers Beach, FL United States
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Free

See the news item on our CMCS BLOG --> Cruiser's Appreciation Day 

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April Grill Night Meeting

April 21 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
ESC Location at 932 Moody Road, North Fort Myers, 932 Moody Road
North Fort Myers, FL United States
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Free

LIBERTY ASHORE GRILL NIGHT & POTLUCK at Our Monthly Membership Meeting ATTENTION!!! This is NOT our usual meeting location! Elise Missall is coordinating this event. This Event will take place at the Edison Sailing's new satellite location. 932 Moody Rd, North Fort Myers, FL 33903 (Map) DIRECTIONS: from the intersection of U.S. 41 (North Cleveland Ave.) and Hancock Bridge Pkwy in North Fort Myers: go West on Hancock Bridge Pkwy (1-mile) at the first stop light, go left on Moody…

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May 2020

Bloody Mary Cruise & Brunch 2020

May 1 - May 3
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina, 275 Estero Boulevard
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 United States
$5.00

Our Cruise Leaders are Carol & Jason Pim  Last year’s Bloody Mary Cruise was so successful that CMCS will be doing it again May 1-3, 2020.  We will be cruising to the beautiful Pink Shell Resort and Marina at Fort Myers Beach. This cruise is in conjunction with the Jerry Pim Memorial Estebel Nigh Race. CMCS has a special group 2-night rate of around $2.50/ft. which includes use of the resort’s 3 pools, 2 restaurants and spa as well as…

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Jerry Pim Memorial Estebel Night Race

May 2 @ 4:00 PM - 11:00 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! The plan is for a longer single coastal race race, beginning in the evening, off of Ft. Myers Beach near marker 2. Then sailing to where the winds may take us. The actual distance and location of the turning mark(s) will be announced just prior to the race. This race honors Jerry Pim, a long serving member of CMCS in many capacities. Jerry was very instrumental in the development of the CMCS racing program. If you…

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May Board Meeting

May 12 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Waterstone Financial’s Office, 12597 New Brittany Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33907

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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May Membership Meeting

May 19 @ 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. SPECIAL ACTIVITIES!!! Carol Pim may be presenting some awards! All who raced  in the Jerry Pim Memorial Estebel Night Race should PLEASE attend. 50th Celebration of Past Commodores with pulled pork as main entree with everybody bringing sides , a CMCS potluck tradition!

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Danger Island Cruise

May 22 - May 25
Marathon, Marlin Bay and Seafood Festival, Cayo Costa State Park FL 33922 United States + Google Map
Free

Cruise Leaders:  ???  Sailors Beware    You are about to enter the Mystical Waters of “DANGER ISLAND” located on the Sand Spit at the entrance to Pelican Bay. Entry into Pelican Bay (See Pelican Bay Chart) is not particularly difficult, but caution is advised. Don’t cut corners unless you’re familiar with the anchorage! If this is your first time, CMCS boats all monitor channel 72, so, if you need help with directions, hail one of our members. Please fly your…

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