Author Archives: Eric Phinney

About Eric Phinney

Commodore Renforth Boat Club Rector of Renforth (St. James the Less Church)

Sail boat haulout

I wanted to thank everyone who participated, for a very successful sailboat haul-out this past Sunday. 11 boats & masts hauled & in the yard by 5pm.This included waiting a couple hours for the last 3 to be moved, after … Continue reading

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Rail Haulout

Thank you to everyone for your help with the rail haul out this year. We had a few hiccups which slowed us down a bit but all and all it was a successful and most important accident free haul out. … Continue reading

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dinghys

As everyone knows the boats have been hauled/lifted/parked. It is now time to clear the dinghy docks so that we can deal with them. Please remove your dinghy as soon as possible. Eric Phinney Past Commodore

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Yard

Sorry. This has just been changed to Thursday. Jimmy from loyalist (who Mark Kierstead uses to haul his trailer) is not available Thursday. Hello All, We will be moving some cradles around Thursday night, 5:30pm. Some will need to be … Continue reading

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Sailboat Haulout

“Attention All Sailboaters: Our haul-out will be Sunday, October 1st, 8am sharp. Please note the change to Sunday this year. This is to accommodate a member who is away working for a month. I will be in communication again later … Continue reading

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A new (long time coming) boat in port

Congratulations Stan

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Test pic

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VHF course at the Rothesay Yacht Club

Update: there are now 7 people registered for this course. Max is 12 The Canadian Power and Sail Kennebecasis is offering the VHF with DSC Course the week of May 2nd for anyone who may have missed the course held … Continue reading

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Maritime Radio Course to be offered here

As some of you understand if you have a VHF marine radio installed in your boat and you turn it on you are deemed to be operating it. If you are operating you do need an operators certificate. The Canadian … Continue reading

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St. Patty’s Day Feast

Saint Paddy’s Day function at RBC on Sat., March,18th Dinner will be ‘IRISH STEW’’ and Dessert. Happy hour at 5:30 and Dinner at 6:00 PM Numbers are needed for food quantity. Please e-mail me sprime@nbnet.nb.ca or call 847-5868 by Wednesday,March … Continue reading

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Meeting Schedule updated

The meeting schedule has been updated for 2017 Please go to Calendar/Events and then click on meetings.

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Basic Boating Course

This spring we will have two courses available by the Canadian Power and sail Squdron The Radio course and the basic boating course. Both are now required by law. Here is the link to the Boating Basics course. https://www.cps-ecp.ca/members/members.asp?WCE=C=56|K=243636|CAL=225480 Scroll … Continue reading

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Attention all Members AGM

Notice reminder of AGM Tuesday January 31 19:30. All members are requested to attend. Member fees, budget, elections, long range plans all to be discussed and voted on. Eric Commodore

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Notice of meeting. AGM

The annual general meeting of the Renforth Boatclub will take place Tuesday 24th of January 19:30 All members are requested to be present. Regrets should be sent to the secretary. Election of bridge officers will take place. Review of finances. … Continue reading

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AGM Date Change to Jan 24

Due to travel commitments our AGM will be held one week later on January 24th at the club at 7:30 As I will not be attendance at this meeting I wish to thank all the members for a very productive … Continue reading

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