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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 […]
Plan to come at 1830 (6:30 pm) to socialize. MEMBER APPRECIATION NIGHT – a free event Our members are GOLDEN, and we’re celebrating YOU, our members, with a pre-meeting social time including lots of munchies and finger foods, and displays from our Board and committee members. Check out what they have in store for you this year […]
The Officers and Directors of Caloosahatchee Marching & Chowder Society cordially invite all members of the Society, and their guests, to the Change of Watch and Awards Dinner. The agenda includes: Induction of the upcoming year’s officers Honor our past year’s officers Honor our past year’s award winners Cash bar Dinner with desert (no appetizers) […]
Member’s Social (BYOB) starts at 1830. Come prepared to elect our 2021 officers. This evening is also our CMCS Holiday Party!!! “Here we come a-caroling among the palms so green!” Get your “elf” on, and celebrate the holidays at the December membership meeting! CMCS will provide the main dish, salad, rolls, and dessert! Members, please contribute an […]
Social (BYOB) starts at 1830, short club meeting at 1930. Robert Macomber presenting his lecture on GROG (seriously, you have to look that up?) Feeling a bit groggy? Wondering what Grog has to do with with a sailors life? Club member and award-winning local author, Robert Macomber, will be revealing the history and significance of […]
Cruise Leaders: Kim Brown & Judy Anderson to be determined This cruise celebrates CMCS founding member Bob Macomber’s newest book “Honoring the Enemy”, the 14th tome featuring the inimitable Peter Wake. (We will have to wait and see). On Friday, we’ll anchor at York or Sanibel Bight depending on which way the wind is blowing. We’ll have […]
Social (BYOB) starts at 1830, short club meeting when the Commodore feels like it. SPECIAL ACTIVITY – an Ice Cream Social!!!
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!
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. […]
LIBERTY ASHORE GRILL NIGHT & POTLUCK at Our Monthly Membership Meeting This Event will take place at the Edison Sailing’s 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 […]
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 […]
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.
Plan to come at 1830 (6:30 PM). Our preliminary agenda: At general Social for approximately 30-minutes. Sean Hassett of Cape Coral Sea Scout Ship 840 will be a guest of ours on Tuesday and would like to present information to the club regarding the 2020 trip to the Dry Tortugas. 5 or 6 CMCS skippers […]
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 […]
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 […]
Fantastic weather, fantastic racing, and a fantastic after-race party at Parrot Key, Fort Myers Beach.
Fort Myers, Florida – The sailing club with the unusual name – Caloosahatchee Marching & Chowder Society (CMCS) – began celebrating a milestone achievement on Saturday. Their annual Change of Watch Banquet was held January 11th at the Marina at Edison Ford with live entertainment from The Pitbull of the Blues band and kicked off […]
We had a great event for the third 2019 – 2020 Boat of the Year Event. The first race of the season is always Summerset, but then there was a race down in Naples in late October and then we (CMCS) host the Festival of the Islands. By the way – for anyone interested – […]
What a great weekend with fantastic weather and a terrific turnout for the 54th annual Summerset Regatta! 53 boats participated, either racing or cruising throughout the weekend of October 4-6. Hundreds of sailors celebrated together at the Friday Captain’s Party at Bonita Bill’s, the Saturday Cocktail Party at Nauti Parrot and the Sunday Awards Banquet […]
What a great day on the water! Races were fun, competitive and at times, plenty of wind. And then the after party. I just feel sorry for all the people that didn’t come. Beer, Wings, Shrimp. And then lots of great conversation! The official results are as follows and the details are attached. Help the […]
Greetings from your Liberty Ashore Team! And welcome to our new leader – Joan Capobianco. Joan has lots of fresh exciting ideas for 2019 and is looking forward to hosting all the members at the 2019 events. As Julie & Wendy fade into the sunset, we’d like to thank everyone who made our job so […]
Fifty-three years ago, some local sailors placed a classified ad in the local newspapers looking for “Anyone interested in racing sailboats from Fort Myers Beach to Naples”. That first race led to an annual event that sailors in SW Florida look forward to – known as the Summerset Regatta, and the birth of the racing […]
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The Tuesday night April Membership Meeting & Grill Night rocked! Mother Nature blessed us with a breezy warm day so the temperature in the CCYC Pavilion was perfect. Our skilled set-up crew came out early and flexed their muscles as we had to move a lot of tables around! Wrestling with the “fresh breeze” to […]