Spring Symposium - Register Now!
Registration for the Annual Tartan Symposium
is open. Capacity of the event is 40 and it is nearly full.
Don't miss out on this popular event --- sign up now. Gary Jobson, Matt Rutherford, and Chris Oliver are among the speakers. The all-day event on March 21 at the Eastport Yacht Club has a $30 registration fee which includes lunch. There will be great door prizes. Thanks to Crusader Yacht Sales for sponsoring the meeting room.
2015 Planning Meeting
Club members gathered on February 8 at Galesville Memorial Hall to plan the calendar of events for 2015. We have a full and varied schedule for the season, including the traditional Spring Symposium and Crab Feast as well as a return visit to the Wye Island DNR Conference Lodge. Check out the Events Calendar
to see all of the activities and dates. Note, some dates and locations are still being determined.
Change of Watch Dinner
CBTSC's annual meeting and change of watch took place at Maryland Yacht Club on November 8th. Thirty members mingled over cocktails before dinner in the clubhouse. After dessert, Commodore Reynolds presided over a brief business meeting, thanked those who hosted raft-ups and land events in 2014, and asked for unanimous approval of the slate of new officers.
Cruising Tips and Tricks
Practicing Emergency Procedures
Are you planning to practice your emergency crew overboard procedures this season? The Sailing Foundation has a great video on use of the LifeSling, which you can view on this website: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnhjOhWD4j0
Automatic Radio Check
Did you know that, in some locations in the Chesapeake Bay, you can get an automated check of your radio transmission? Sea Tow offers this service on Channels 27 and 28: http://www.boattest.com/resources/view_News.aspx?NewsID=4115