Ahoy Lake Mead Sailmates,
REMINDER LAST SAIL OF LVBMA SCHEDULE FOR 2010 ~~~~__-/) ~~~~
• Fall Flotilla Sail '10 : October 8-15, 2010 (Including 2nd Annual "Lake Mead Sailing Rally" while transiting the various Lake Mead Basins)
WHAT: The FALL FLOTILLA SAIL is a non-sponsored week long group sail to the five basins of Lake Mead. Overnight in either sheltered coves or one of Lake Mead marina's courtesy docks. Newbie skippers are welcome. We have a group of regular Lake Mead sailors that have sailed together for many years and have a wealth of advise and assistance.
FALL FLOTILLA SAIL REGISTRATION: Request registration at firstname.lastname@example.org
• Name of the boat
• Boat's Manufacture and model
• Name of the skipper and crew
• ETA at Callville Bay
SAILING RALLY COURSE: The Lake Mead Sailing Rally is timed sailing runs ("legs") between various navigation buoys/markers along the transit route of the lake basins. Maps of the four route legs and timing start and finish will be supplied to registered participants.
SAILING RALLY AWARD: Award is the yellow winner's T shirts (ala' Tour de France Bike Race) for best adjusted time for a given leg. A small donations from participating skippers will be appreciated for off setting the cost of the awards.
MAPS: For detailed maps of the both Mead Madness and Fall Flotilla Sails, go to Google Maps
> in the search block type "lake mead sails" > click "show search options" > select "related maps" > click search.
NOTICES; For more information about the "Notices" of this event, go to Home - Las Vegas Bay Macgregor Association
WHERE: Launching at Callville Bay Marina ramp. SPECIAL NOTE: CALLVILLE BAY MARINA HAS COMPLETED THE "LOW WATER RAMP". THE ROAD TO IT IS TO THE RIGHT (SEE SIGN) OF THE EXISTING SLOPE DOWN TO THE CLOSED AND BARRICADED OLD RAMP. OVERFLOW PARKING FOR VEHICLE AND TRAILER IS ON THE SLOPE DOWN TO THE OLD RAMP
. Callville Bay Marina is located 12 miles East of Junction RTs 147/167 on the Northshore Scenic Drive, Lake Mead NV. Group to assembly at a SW sheltered cove of Callville Bay just outside and to starboard coming out of the marina's tire jetty entrance. Will be monitoring VHF Channel 68 on the hour to provide directions. Overnight courtesy dock fee at Callville Bay Marina is $15 assessed about 11 PM. Mast up boat camping overnight in the Callville Bay camp grounds $10. If available, use the camp sites along the South side for widest spaces in the camp ground. A $50 fine could be assessed for boat camping in the marina parking lot. Only trailer-less vehicles may park down by the ramp. Recommend parking in the Long Term parking lot at the lower level of the parking area. Water, ice, fuel, food, small grocers available at all the marinas.
WHEN: Group Sails usually start out from Callville Bay in the AM on first Sunday. If winds are favorable during the Fall Flotilla Sail, we will conduct the annual Lake Mead Sailing Rally between designated navigation buoys / markers along the transit routes to the various Lake Mead basins.
PROVISIONING: Recommend provisioning before entering the TOLLED
Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Food4Less (with Ice and Dry Ice), Wal-Mart, West Marine are located at a strip mall at Lake Mead Drive (Rt 147) and Boulder Hwy. Recommend fueling vehicle and boat before entering. Expensive vehicle and boat fuel is available at the marina.
If there is anything I forgot, or a Sailmate I missed please pass the "word" to me and them. Hope to see you all there.
"The Goal is the Voyage, Not the Destination"