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i n t h e 1 9 7 0's t o assist C P S- E C P i n its
e n d e a v ors. J o h n h as b e e n a m e m b er of
t h e F o u n d ati o n f or a b o ut t w e nt y y e ars,
a n d w h e n h e j oi n e d its r a n ks t h e i n v est e d f u n ds w er e sitti n g at t h e $ 2 5 0, 0 0 0
m ar k. H e h as b e e n t h e C h air f or t h e
l ast ei g ht y e ars a n d l ast y e ar t h e f u n d
r e a c h e d t h e $ 1, 0 0 0, 0 0 0 m ar k! J o h n
a n d his f ell o w F o u n d ati o n Dir e ct ors
k e e p cl os e t a bs o n t h e f u n d a n d tr y at
e v er y o p p ort u nit y t o pr o m ot e C P SE C P. T h e F o u n d ati o n's $ 1 2 5, 0 0 0 d o n ati o n at t h e 2 0 1 7 C o nf er e n c e f or t h e
n e w I T s yst e m c ert ai nl y ill ustr at es t his.
I n cl osi n g J o h n c o m m e nt e d t h at
" We h a v e s o m e v er y d e di c at e d M e m -

T h e C P S F o u n d ati o n
S h eil a B o ut c h er S N, F o u n d ati o n Dir e ct or
M ost C P S- E C P M e m b ers ar e pr o b a bly a w ar e of t h e C P S F o u n d ati o n,
b ut s o m e of o ur n e w er M e m b ers m ay n ot k n o w ex a ctly w h at t his is,
h o w it f u n cti o ns, its st at e d p ur p os e or ex a ctly of w h o m it is c o m p os e d.
I n t h e e arly 1 9 7 0's s o m e visi o n ary m e m b ers of C P S- E C P d eci d e d t o f or m a c h arit a bl e f o u n d ati o n, c o m pl et ely i n d e p e n d e nt of
C P S- E C P its elf, w hi c h w o ul d r ais e f u n ds t o s u p p ort t h e o bj e cti v es of
C P S- E C P. Aft er s o m e y e ars of eff ort by a s m all b ut v ery d e di c at e d
gr o u p of m e m b ers, t h e C a n a di a n P o w er S q u a dr o ns F o u n d ati o n
w as i n c or p or at e d i n 1 9 7 6, wit h its o bj e cti v es "t o pr o vi d e f u n di n g
f or tr ai ni n g a n d st u dy c o urs es a n d f a ciliti es i n t h e fi el d of b o ati n g ...
a n d t o ext e n d s u p p ort t o t h e a cti viti es of C a n a di a n P o w er a n d S ail
S q u a dr o ns ". T h e i m p ort a n c e of t h e " ar m's l e n gt h" r el ati o ns hi p wit h
C P S- E C P w as str ess e d fr o m t h e v ery b e gi n ni n g.
T h e F o u n d ati o n is c o m p os e d of a s m all n u m b er ( c urr e ntly six) l o n g
t er m M e m b ers of C P S- E C P. M e m b ers m ay b e r e c o m m e n d e d by t h e
C hi ef C o m m a n d er, b ut t h e fi n al d e cisi o n as t o w h et h er a n i n divi d u al is
a c c e pt e d as a m e m b er is m a d e by t h e F o u n d ati o n's B o ar d of Dir e ct ors.
It w as a littl e w hil e b ef or e t h e g e n er al m e m b ers hi p of C P S- E C P
r e ally e m br a c e d t h e c o n c e pt of t h e F o u n d ati o n, a n d st art e d t o s u pp ort it e nt h usi asti c ally. I n f a ct, t h e J u n e 1 9 8 3 iss u e of T h e P ort H ol e
r ef ers t o t h e F o u n d ati o n "i n c hi n g al o n g b att er e d by t h e h e a d wi n ds
of r e c essi o n" a n d b ei n g " al m ost d e a d i n t h e w at er ". At t h at ti m e,
t h e t ot al d o n ati o ns t o t h e F o u n d ati o n w er e $ 3 4, 1 5 8. 5 6.
N e v ert h el ess, t h a n ks t o a f e w r e all y e nt h usi asti c F o u n d ati o n
m e m b ers, i n cl u di n g P ast C hi ef C o m m a n d er Art C h arl es w h o is
f a m o us f or r aisi n g c o nsi d er a bl e f u n ds b y a u cti o ni n g a r u b b er
c hi c k e n at N ati o n al C o nf er e n c es, t h e F o u n d ati o n h as c o nti n u e d
t o gr o w. B y 1 9 9 1 it st o o d at o v er $ 1 0 0, 0 0 0. B et w e e n 1 9 7 6 a n d
1 9 9 0 t h e F o u n d ati o n dis b urs e d o v er $ 3 6, 4 0 0 f or v ari o us C P S
pr oj e cts; a l ot of m o n e y f or t h os e d a ys.
T h a n ks t o t h e c o nti n ui n g g e n er osity of S q u a dr o ns a n d i n divi d u al
M e m b ers, as of D e c e m b er 2 0 1 6 t h e F o u n d ati o n ass ets h av e gr o w n t o

b ers i n C P S- E C P b ut t h e gr a y h air is
s h o wi n g si g ns of sl o wi n g d o w n w h e n
w e n e e d t o li g ht s o m e fir es d u e t o
c h a n gi n g ti m es. We m ust m o v e f ast,
b ut wit h a w ell t h o u g ht o ut dir e cti o n,
n ot o nl y f or o ur c ust o m ers, b ut o ur
i nt er est e d m e m b ers w h o m ust b e i ncl u d e d i n b ei n g r e vit ali z e d t o o. "
As w e c h att e d a b o ut C P S- E C P a n d
t h e F o u n d ati o n a n d t h e i nt er vi e w
c a m e t o a n e n d, I c o ul d s e e t h at i n t his
o ur 8 0t h a n ni v ers ar y y e ar t h at C P SE C P will b e w ell s er v e d i nt o t h e f u t ur e b y n ot o nl y J o h n Hi n ks m a n hi ms elf b ut t h e C P S F o u n d ati o n as w ell.

- W or ki n g f or Yo u

ov er $ 1, 0 0 0, 0 0 0. All f u n ds d o n at e d s h o ul d r e m ai n i n t h e f u n d, a n d
o nly t h e i nt er est s h o ul d b e dis b urs e d. T his e n a bl es t h e f u n d its elf t o
c o nti n u e t o gr o w a n d g e n er at e m or e i nt er est a n n u ally. D es pit e t h e c ur r e nt l o w i nt er est r at es, t h e F o u n d ati o n c o nti n u es t o s u p p ort si g ni fi c a nt
pr oj e cts e a c h y e ar, m a ny of w hi c h h av e b e e n r el at e d t o E d u c ati o n
( Tr ai ni n g). H o w ev er, t his y e ar t h e F o u n d ati o n h as giv e n t h e s u bst a nti al
s u m of $ 1 2 5, 0 0 0 t o C P S- E C P t o h el p wit h t h e d ev el o p m e nt of t h e
n e w H e a d Of fi c e w e b b as e d a d mi nistr ati o n syst e m.
I niti ally m ost d o n ati o ns w er e giv e n i n m e m ory of d e c e as e d M e m b ers,
wit h t h es e d o n ati o ns r e c or d e d i n t h e F o u n d ati o n's M e m ori al L o g. M a ny
S q u a dr o ns still m a k e a d o n ati o n i n m e m ory of all S q u a dr o n M e m b ers
w h o p ass a w ay. I n a d diti o n, i n divi d u al M e m b ers als o fr e q u e ntly c o ntri b ut e t o r e m e m b er d e c e as e d C P S- E C P fri e n ds. S u c h d o n ati o ns r e c eiv e a
t ax r e c ei pt, a n d a c ar d is s e nt t o t h e n ext of ki n. At t h e 1 9 9 3 A G M t h e
H o n o ur R oll pr oj e ct w as l a u n c h e d. Ev ery S q u a dr o n ( a n d Distri ct) w hi c h
d o n at es o n e d oll ar p er m e m b er i n a p arti c ul ar y e ar is r e c o g niz e d i n t h e
H o n o ur R oll. T h e first S q u a dr o n t o d o n at e t o t h e H o n o ur R oll w as S ey m o ur S q u a dr o n. T h eir d o n ati o n h as b e e n f oll o w e d u p e nt h usi asti c ally
by m a ny C P S- E C P S q u a dr o ns, a si g ni fi c a nt n u m b er of w h os e n a m es
ar e n o w i ns cri b e d i n t h e H o n o ur R oll f or ev ery y e ar si n c e its i n c e pti o n.
H o w e v er, t h e F o u n d ati o n d o es n ot s u p p ort i n di vi d u al S q u a d r o n or Distri ct pr oj e cts. All pr o p os als m ust b e n e fit all S q u a dr o ns of
C P S- E C P, a n d m ust b e a c c o m p a ni e d by a d et ail e d pr oj e ct d es cri p ti o n, a f ull c ost esti m at e, a n d a n ex pl a n ati o n of t h e b e n e fit t o C P SE C P. Pr oj e ct a p pr o v al is c o nsi d er e d by t h e F o u n d ati o n m e m b ers,
w h o h a v e a n ext e nsi v e b a c k gr o u n d i n t h e E d u c ati o n al D e p art m e nt, G o v er ni n g B o ar d, a n d b usi n ess i n g e n er al.
Y o ur F o u n d ati o n is i n g o o d h a n ds, a n d c o nti n u es t o gr o w a n d
s u p p ort v al u a bl e C P S- E C P pr oj e cts w hi c h C P S- E C P its elf mi g ht b e
u n a bl e t o f u n d. All M e m b ers o w e a v ot e of t h a n ks t o t h e visi o n ary
p e o pl e w h os e dr e a ms h a v e t ur n e d i nt o a v ery s u bst a nti al a n n u al
b e n e fit t o C P S- E C P.
F or m or e i nf or m ati o n g o t o w w w. c psf o u n d ati o n. c a

w w w. c a n a di a n y a c h ti n g. c a

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will e nt ail. H o w d o w e k e e p o ur m e m b ers' i nt er est hi g h a n d k e e p us ali v e, s o
t h at S q u a dr o ns will still b e a bl e t o i ns pir e v ol u nt e ers t o k e e p u p t h e o bj e cti v e
of C P S- E C P ? T h er e is als o a n e e d f or
a m aj or t a g li n e, li k e C a n a d a's B o ati n g
L e a g u e or si mil ar. Ot h er or g a ni z ati o ns
s h o ul d b e h el pi n g us d eli v er o ur pr o du ct wit h dir e ct e d a d v ertisi n g, aft er all
w e d o h el p pr o m ot e s af et y a n d b o ati n g
i nt er est f or m a n y a n d it's t h e m a n uf a ct ur ers w h o b e n e fit. "
Of c o urs e f or m a n y C P S- E C P
M e m b ers, J o h n Hi n ks m a n is t h e f a c e
of t h e C P S F o u n d ati o n, a n ar m's
l e n gt h c h arit a bl e or g a ni z ati o n s et u p


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting April 2018

At the Helm: Look Good – Feel Great!
Gear and New Products: Nautical Fashions
Club Profile: Polish Canadian Yacht Club
Life On Board: Hogtown to Hogfish
Ask the Expert: Let’s Sink Zinc
Ask the Expert: Smelly boat? Keep the cabin fresh
Power Review: Cruisers Yachts Cantius 42
The Port Hole: Spring 2018
Travel Destination: Canary Islands and Cabo Verde
Travel Destination: How to be as Polite as a Canadian at Gulf Island Marine Park Anchorages
Sail Review: Dufour 412
Crossing the Line: Boating Bookcase
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Welcome
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 3
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - At the Helm: Look Good – Feel Great!
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 5
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 6
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 7
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 8
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 9
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 10
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Gear and New Products: Nautical Fashions
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 12
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 15
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 16
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Club Profile: Polish Canadian Yacht Club
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 18
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 19
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 20
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 21
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Life On Board: Hogtown to Hogfish
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 23
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Ask the Expert: Let’s Sink Zinc
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 25
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 26
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Ask the Expert: Smelly boat? Keep the cabin fresh
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 28
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 29
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Power Review: Cruisers Yachts Cantius 42
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - The Port Hole: Spring 2018
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Travel Destination: Canary Islands and Cabo Verde
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Travel Destination: How to be as Polite as a Canadian at Gulf Island Marine Park Anchorages
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Sail Review: Dufour 412
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Crossing the Line: Boating Bookcase
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Cover3
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Cover4
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