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I n t r o d u ci n g t h e
N o r t h S h o r e P o w e r a n d S ail S q u a d r o n
D a vi d P e e bl es P

T h e n e w N ort h S h or e P o w er a n d S ail S q u a dr o n h el d its
Warr a nt Ni g ht a n d S pri n g Fli n g o n S at ur d a y A pril 2 9,
2 0 1 7 at B urr ar d Ya c ht Cl u b i n N ort h Va n c o u v er. It s h o w c as e d t h e a m al g a m ati o n of t h e t hr e e N ort h Va n c o u v er
S q u a dr o ns, S e y m o ur, N or v a n, a n d C a pil a n o. At t h e e v e nt
t h er e w as a f ull h o us e of o v er 7 5 M e m b ers wit h a g o o d
cr oss s e cti o n fr o m all t hr e e f or m er S q u a dr o ns, mi n gli n g,
t al ki n g, h a vi n g f u n, a n d d a n ci n g as o n e n e w e ntit y. T h e
n e w N ort h S h or e s o ci als p e o pl e, M el M ai er a n d K at h y
Gr e gs o n, di d a n o utst a n di n g j o b of c o or di n ati n g t h e e v e nt.
T h e Warr a nt w as pr es e nt e d t o G u y C o o p er, t h e first
C o m m a n d er of N ort h S h or e P o w er a n d S ail S q u a dr o n,
b y C P S- E C P N ati o n al E d u c ati o n al Of fi c er D o n Grif fi n.
T h e n e w N ort h S h or e B ur g e e w as als o u n v eil e d a n d s al es
w er e bris k. R o b L e Bl o n d, f or m erl y of S e y m o ur S q u a d r o n, i ntr o d u c e d t h e n e wl y f or m e d S q u a dr o n, a n d g a v e t h e
" of fi ci al s al ut e ". Aft er t h e f or m al c er e m o ni es, di n n er w as
s er v e d a n d t h e d a n ci n g b e g a n a n d t h e f esti viti es w e nt o n
till mi d ni g ht.
N ort h S h or e S q u a dr o n, wit h o v er 5 2 5 m e m b ers, is t h e
l ar g est S q u a dr o n i n C P S- E C P. T h e y l o o k f or w ar d t o
c arr yi n g o n t h e c o m bi n e d tr a diti o ns of t h e t hr e e f or m er
S q u a dr o ns w hil e m a ki n g n e w tr a diti o ns al o n g t h e w a y.

T h e f or m ati o n of t h e n e w S q u a dr o n w as t h e w or k of a n
a m al g a m ati o n gr o u p c o m pris e d of si x m e m b ers, t w o fr o m
e a c h of t h e t hr e e ol d S q u a dr o ns a n d t o o k a littl e o v er a y e ar
t o c o m e t o fr uiti o n. T h e t hr e e n ei g h b o uri n g S q u a dr o ns
w er e all f a ci n g c h all e n g es i n c o urs e att e n d a n c e a n d s o ci al
f u n cti o ns a n d d e ci d e d t h at t h e y c o ul d b est f ul fill t h e missi o n of C P S- E C P b y a m al g a m ati n g i nt o o n e l ar g e vi br a nt
S q u a dr o n, a n d pl e as e n ot e, all of t h e M e m b ers of all t hr e e
S q u a dr o ns h a v e tr a nsf err e d t h eir m e m b ers hi p t o t h e n e w
N ort h S h or e S q u a dr o n. C o n gr at ul ati o ns!

C o nti n u e d fr o m p a g e 4 5

El e ctri c S h o c k Dr o w ni n g ( E S D)
p o w er fr o m t h e A C s yst e m o n t h e b o at. A n is ol ati o n tr a ns f or m er tr a nsf ers el e ctri cit y fr o m t h e s h or e t o t h e b o at a n d
b a c k a g ai n. If y o u w a nt t o m a k e s ur e t h at y o ur b o at c a n n ot
l e a k A C i nt o t h e w at er t h e n i nst all a n is ol ati o n tr a nsf or m er.
T h e s e c o n d alt er n ati v e is t o i nst all gr o u n d f a ult pr ot e cti o n
i n b ot h t h e b o at a n d d o c k's A C s yst e m t h at will s h ut off a n y
str a y c urr e nt a ut o m ati c all y.
H er e ar e a f e w b asi c ti ps:
* M a k e s ur e y o u a n d y o ur c hil dr e n u n d erst a n d t h e i m p ort a n c e of n ot s wi m mi n g a n y w h er e t h at t h er e c o ul d b e
el e ctri cit y. D o n't r o u g h h o us e o n d o c ks.
* To r etri e v e a p ers o n i n t h e w at er, r e a c h, t hr o w a n d r o w
b ut d o n't g o.
* N e v er s wi m wit hi n 1 0 0 m et ers of a fr es h w at er m ari n a or
b o at y ar d or a n y d o c k usi n g el e ctri c al p o w er.
* As k y o ur m ari n a o p er at or if t h e y r e g ul arl y c h e c k t h eir
d o c ksi d e el e ctri c al s yst e ms f or str a y c urr e nt.
* C h e c k or h a v e y o ur b o at c h e c k e d a n n u all y t o s e e if it is
l e a ki n g el e ctri cit y.
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C a n a di a n Y a c h ti n g

* H a v e a q u ali fi e d m ari n e el e ctri ci a n i nst all a G C FI o n
y o ur b o at a n d t est it m o nt hl y.
* D o n ot d o y o ur o w n w or k u nl ess y o u ar e a q u ali fi e d m a ri n e el e ctri ci a n.
* D o n ot us e c o m m o n h o us e h ol d el e ctri c al e q ui p m e nt.
Us e o nl y e q ui p m e nt s p e ci fi c all y d esi g n e d f or m ari n e a p pli c ati o ns.
* N e v er di v e i nt o t h e w at er t o d o w or k o n u n d er w at er fit ti n gs w h e n pl u g g e d i nt o s h or e p o w er.
* N e v er s wi m off y o ur d o c k wit h o ut first s h utti n g d o w n all
s h or e p o w er t o t h e b o at a n d d o c k.
* If y o u ar e i n t h e w at er a n d f e el ti n gli n g s h o c ks a v oi d y o ur
i nsti n ct t o s wi m t o w ar ds t h e d o c k. St a y u pri g ht a n d b a c k
a w a y fr o m t h e ar e a. War n a n y ot h er s wi m m ers a n d h e a d
f or s h or e at l e ast 1 0 0 m et ers a w a y fr o m t h e d o c k. T h e n
t ur n off t h e s h or e p o w er at t h e m ai n p a n el a n d u n pl u g all
s h or e p o w er c or ds a n d c orr e ct t h e pr o bl e m.
To s e e t h at c o m pl et e B o at U. S. arti cl e g o t o w w w. b o at us. c o m
a n d s e ar c h S h or eli n e E S D arti cl es.

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

Vantage Point: Promoting Cruising Canada To Everyone
Club Profile: Ben Eoin Yacht Club and Marina
Travel Destination: Bayfield Inlet, Georgian Bay
Travel Destination: My Big Fat Greek Charter
Special Event: Vancouver Welcomed the Best of the Best 6mR Sailors
The Port Hole: New format for 2018
Sail Review: Sneak Preview - Six New Sailboats - US In-Water Sailboat Show, Annapolis
Power Review: Sabre 45 Salon Express
Power Review: Jeanneau NC33
Power Review: Four Winns H290 OB
Crossing the Line: Village Butty
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Welcome
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - 3
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Vantage Point: Promoting Cruising Canada To Everyone
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Club Profile: Ben Eoin Yacht Club and Marina
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Travel Destination: Bayfield Inlet, Georgian Bay
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Travel Destination: My Big Fat Greek Charter
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Special Event: Vancouver Welcomed the Best of the Best 6mR Sailors
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - The Port Hole: New format for 2018
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Sail Review: Sneak Preview - Six New Sailboats - US In-Water Sailboat Show, Annapolis
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Power Review: Sabre 45 Salon Express
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Power Review: Jeanneau NC33
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Power Review: Four Winns H290 OB
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Crossing the Line: Village Butty
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