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Editor-in-Chief
Paul Rellinger

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Paul M. Rellinger, Editor-in-chief, The Port Hole

As a relative newcomer to the CPS-ECP
seascape, I was immediately struck by the
passion and commitment of all to whom I
was introduced.

The subsequent numerous virtual meetings held to organize and co-ordinate ViPhotographer
sion 2020 reinforced that impression, alDon Butt, AP
lowing me a behind-the-scenes glimpse
of something I suspected but is refreshExecutive Director
ing just the same - at the end of the day,
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people are the beating heart of any orgaPublished 6 times per year: February,
nization, be it national in scope or much
April, May, June, October, December, Copy
deadline is ten weeks prior to publication. smaller.
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applicants know what's expected of them
- but such 'legalese' can scare away potential board members who have much to
offer our organization.

There are, however, a few key words in that
QRWLFHWKDWVSHDNVSHFLˉFDOO\WRZKDWEHing a productive member of the CPS-ECP
board - any board for that matter - is all
about: collaboration, commitment, passion
and enthusiasm deserve to be circled in
red. Without any one of these attributes,
serving on the board guiding our organization relegates one to being nothing
Without people of the roll-up-your-sleeves more than a seat warmer.
variety dedicated to a common cause, an
organization is destined to crumble upon I know, as do you, that there are as many
itself. I've seen that up close, in both the views and concerns over the present and
working world and in volunteer pursuits. future course of CPS-ECP as there are
It's not pretty.
members. That's a good thing. Opinions
are the fuel for change; for adapting and
I've been fortunate to serve on a number moving forward.
of boards for a variety of organizations.
In a few cases I was approached to do so If you're considering applying for a CPSbut most times I expressed an interest (&3ERDUGVHDW\RXȠYHWDNHQWKHˉUVWVWHS
in getting involved because I thought I toward putting your money where your
could make a difference; that I could help mouth is and, for what it's worth, you
advance the cause or effort represented. have my complete admiration. You clearly
Whether I did is neither here nor there. have views and opinions on how CPS-ECP
What's important is I was motivated, for can be more relevant in an ever-changing
whatever reason, to give it my best shot. ZRUOGZKLOHFRQWLQXLQJWREHQHˉWPHPbers in a way that is wholly collaborative.
In this edition of The Port Hole is a call
for applications for membership to the To those who applied, thank you. To those
&36(&3%RDUGRI'LUHFWRUV2IˉFLDOO\WKH considering doing so, the clock is ticking
role of a director is defined as " to help with the deadline set at March 1, 1700 EST.
manage or supervise the management of
the activities and affairs of the Corporation I do hope you enjoy this initial 2021
(CPS-ECP) while assisting and determining edition of The Port Hole. Your contributhe direction and operation of CPS-ECP. " tions remain encouraged, and are always
most welcome and appreciated. Email
Whew...that's a mouthful. More than that, your articles and photos to me directly at
it's a tad intimidating. Don't get me wrong. communication-chair@cps-ecp.org and/
I get that the director role has to be de- or to theporthole@cps-ecp.ca 

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting February 2021

AT THE HELM: BEGINNING ANOTHER YEAR OF BIG CHANGES
TRAVEL DESTINATION : SALT SPRING ISLAND WITH GOURMET FOOD AND DRINK
POWER REVIEW: NEPTUNUS 750 ENCLOSED FLYBRIDGE
SAIL REVIEW: DUFOUR 430 GRAND LARGE
POWER REVIEW: WORLD CAT 280 DC-X
SPECIAL FEATURE: WE PICK 30 OF THE MOST EXCITING BOATS FOR 2021
THE PORT HOLE: FEBRUARY 2021
JOIN A BOATING CLUB
BOATING SKILLS FOR NOVICE TO ADVANCED BOATERS
START BOATING THE EASY WAY WITH FREEDOM BOAT CLUB
CROSSING THE LINE: OF COURSE: SOME LESSER-KNOWN EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
Canadian Yachting February 2021 - Intro
Canadian Yachting February 2021 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting February 2021 - Cover2
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Canadian Yachting February 2021 - AT THE HELM: BEGINNING ANOTHER YEAR OF BIG CHANGES
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Canadian Yachting February 2021 - TRAVEL DESTINATION : SALT SPRING ISLAND WITH GOURMET FOOD AND DRINK
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Canadian Yachting February 2021 - POWER REVIEW: NEPTUNUS 750 ENCLOSED FLYBRIDGE
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Canadian Yachting February 2021 - SAIL REVIEW: DUFOUR 430 GRAND LARGE
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Canadian Yachting February 2021 - POWER REVIEW: WORLD CAT 280 DC-X
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Canadian Yachting February 2021 - SPECIAL FEATURE: WE PICK 30 OF THE MOST EXCITING BOATS FOR 2021
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Canadian Yachting February 2021 - JOIN A BOATING CLUB
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Canadian Yachting February 2021 - BOATING SKILLS FOR NOVICE TO ADVANCED BOATERS
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Canadian Yachting February 2021 - START BOATING THE EASY WAY WITH FREEDOM BOAT CLUB
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