Islander 36 Association
2017 Cruise Schedule

Welcome to your creative 2017 Islander 36 Cruise Schedule The theme is inclusion and family fare.

We'll add links you can click on to "Get Details / Make Reservations," and to let the Cruise Coordinators know you are joining the fleet. On-line registration forms will also be available for the current event on the Events page about a month before the event.

If you would like to be an Event Coordinator, email or call the Cruise Chair robertdaprato@sbcglobal.net, (707)337-6377.

Sunday, Jan 1 'Round Alameda Parade This is your chance to get on the water and kick off the New Year with a blast. Weather and TIDES permitting. To see this year's fun, follow: 'Round Alameda Parade 2017.
Sat. Mar 18 Spring Meeting GGYC sail in or drive in for a mixer and agenda details to follow from the Commodore - 11:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Sat, April 1
New Date
Sail Clinic
Encinal YC
Come join us to kick off a great 2017 season with your CREW! Learn how to get the most from your Islander Yacht and crew. Sail on over and spend a few hours then dinner at the YC! Clinic 10:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Sat, April 22 EARTH DAY at Treasure Island Flea Market Treat the family to a day on the Bay and lunch in Clipper Cove. Music, Food and Friends are included at the Flea Market food venders! There are good bargains that can be had by all!
Sat May 6 Cinco de Mayo Plus 1
Ayala Cove, Angel Island
Flotilla for Islanders and Newbies - All Islanders raft up in the Cove and meet a fellow member or more! Rendezvous at End of Channel by Emery Cove (1000 hours) to get there early to grab a hook as we sail, BBQ, go ashore and enjoy music from the dock? Can be fun for all!
Sat. June 24 ENJOY Summer's Longest Day at Encinal!

Here's a great cruising desination that's warm and not too far from most marinas in the Bay, we've got just the place! Summer Sailstice is the world-wide celebation of sailing on the longest weekend of the year. In the San Francisco Bay Area, the main celebration is held at the Encinal Yacht Club in Alameda on Saturday, June 24th. Encinal has a large open guest dock, a beautiful dining room and an Olympic size heated swimming pool! You can cruise in for the day, or come and stay Friday and or Saturday for free - DOCKING IS FREE FOR BOTH DAYS FOR I36 ASSOCIATION MEMBERS. The Islander 36 Association has reserved 8 spots on the guest dock. Sign up early - slips limited!!
Sun - Tuesday ? July 2- 3-4 July 4th Benicia Fireworks Cruise In Slips for 10 boats reserved for 2 nights! Tuesday, July 4th are fireworks and more! Sail from Treasure Island by 1000 hour to BYC. Another informal party at the BnB for July 3 and a parade down First St. is scheduled by the City! Please note, there are only 10 slips and it is first come, first served. (see sign up form for 1 to 3 nights)
Sat - Sun August 5-6 Coyote Point YC Destination Challenge\Cruise Second annual event for ALL Islanders on a fun sail, point to point rally and Party at the Docks for all. Prizes will be awarded for win, place and show! Have dinner on boats, pot luck or wine & dine at the Yacht Club! Guest dock available for 8-12 boats with night guest services! Eric Mueller - CPYC
Sat - Mon, Sept 2-4Labor Day Cruise
Half Moon Bay
Off shore flotilla with Encinal Yacht Club out the Gate and south to the other Bay! This is a good way to see the coast with friends and enjoy an overnight in the harbor. Nice restaurants and entertainment on shore or have provisions for two days! The weather should be good and the hospitality of the Yacht Club music, water taxi to shore! Bill Nork / Bob DaPrato
Sat. Oct 14 2017 Islander Nationals Regatta & Commodores Cup Race This is the last official race for our group with bragging rights! Details for the event are Standard for the Organizing Authority who has been the Golden Gate Yacht Club in years past. The race committee and ALL commodores will have more data soon. (check with Commodores Corner in Newsletter)
Sat. Nov 4Fall Meeting & Winners' Dinner at TBD Vice Commodore will conduct this summary event to end the season. Association awards will be presented as usual !

Additional Information

For more information about cruising, E-Mail the Cruise Chair

Robert DaPrato.

The Islander Association establishes its annual Cruise schedule based on the general input of members, and may include destinations around the Bay, on river tributaries, and outside the Golden Gate. However, the Association assumes no liability for any event. It is the sole responsibility of each individual owner to decide if his or her boat and crew are suitable for a given event, and whether to participate, start or continue in any event.

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