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#474713 - 10/11/13 11:23 AM Caye Caulker Sailing Club Established
Marty Offline
Sunday, 6th October 2013, Caye Caulker

Today some 20 persons from a wide cross section of Caye Caulker community attended the inaugural meeting of the Caye Caulker Sailing Club. A presentation was received from Alan Usher Development Board Member from the Belize Sailing Association who also witnessed elections for the principal officers of the new club. Club appointments will follow shortly.

The newly elected Board consists of:

Chairman: Neil Bradley
Treasurer: James Dombrowski
Secretary: Shary Trejo

The new board undertook to urgently launch itís Optimist program for Caye Caulker boys and girls up to the age of 15 and to fully participate in the upcoming regatta year of 2014; re-establish annual Easter regattas and resume racing of the traditional classes. The new club will immediately benefit from the International Optimist Dinghy Association ď6 of 5″ scheme in which on boat is gifted for every five purchased. See also www.optiworld.org

In related news there are now 32 boats with sailors from the BZSA clubs of Belize City. Placencia and San Pedro converging onto Corozal Bay for the Pan American Day Regatta being hosted by the Corozal Bay Sailing Club. Two races are scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday, 12th October and 3 races on Sunday morning. This is the last of seven national ranking regattas scheduled for this year for selection to the National Championship Regatta scheduled for December 14th and 15th off Birdís Isle.

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#474744 - 10/11/13 07:56 PM Re: Caye Caulker Sailing Club Established [Re: Marty]
Dane Offline
The sailing races on CC were once one of the best parties in the island for fifty years.

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#474959 - 10/16/13 10:45 AM Re: Caye Caulker Sailing Club Established [Re: Marty]
Marty Offline
Caye Caulker Community Moves to Revive Sailing

The junior sailors are keeping a busy schedule too. This weekend they are hosting the sailors from Caye Caulker for their first ever training session for when the sailing team receives their boats next month. On Sunday, October 6, 2013, 20 persons from a wide cross section of Caye Caulker community joined in the inauguration of the Caye Caulker Sailing Club. Alan Usher, Development Board Member of the Belize Sailing Association (BzSA), was on hand to witness elections for the principal officers of the new club and oriented the attendees with a presentation on BzSA, BzSAís development and training scheme and the Optimist program. The newly elected Board members are Neal Bradley, Chairman; James Dombrowski, Treasurer, and Shari Trejo, Secretary.

The new board undertook to urgently launch its Optimist program for Caye Caulker boys and girls up to the age 15 and to fully participate in the upcoming regatta year of 2014 and revive the annual Easter regattas at Caye Caulker which was a favorite for sailors in Belize, especially the traditional classes of sailboats. This new club is expected to help preserve a proud culture of shipwrights and boatmen that originated in Caye Caulker, while creating a next generation of competent seamen and Ďsea-women.í

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#475248 - 10/20/13 10:56 AM Re: Caye Caulker Sailing Club Established [Re: Marty]
Marty Offline

Caye Caulker Sailing Club

The Caye Caulker Sailing Club has kicked off preparations for the official launch of the club by sending kids off to San Pedro on October 19th 2013. They have started training using the Optimist Dinghys. The kids who attended the training are Cody, Mario, Harrison and Malik (missing). Mr. Neil Bradley, Chairman of the club, took the kids. The Club would like to thank San Pedro Belize Express for providing the transportation to San Pedro.

There will be a meeting at the Caye Caulker Village Council on Sunday, October 20th at 10AM. Everyone is invited!

Caye Caulker Chronicles


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#475249 - 10/20/13 11:08 AM Re: Caye Caulker Sailing Club Established [Re: Marty]
Marty Offline
THE OFFICIAL CAYE CAULKER SAILING CLUB FACEBOOK PAGE! KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST OF OUR NEW ACTIVITY FOR THE KIDS. THERE ARE LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE FOR KIDS AGES 8 TO 11. ANY PARENT INTERESTED TO INCLUDE THEIR KIDS PLEASE CHECK WITH MR. NEIL BRADLEY ASAP SO THAT THEY CAN GO ON TO THE NEXT TRAINING NEXT WEEK SATURDAY.

PLEASE KNOW WE ALSO ACCEPT GIRLS.. IT'S NOT A BOYS ONLY CLUB

https://www.facebook.com/ccsailingclub

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