Author Archives: Eric Phinney

About Eric Phinney

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

Crest

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0900 Thursday

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Can these boats float?

As you can see the water is still rising each date.    This graph is from 0825 this morning.    I took the pictures yesterday.      There is a significant amount of debris floating under our boats.     … Continue reading

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How to tie to a cleat

Here is a great short video to instruct the proper way to tie to a standard Cleat

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Kevin Wright

With sadness we must announce the passing of another long time member.   Kevin Wright passed away today.   We will post the arrangements as soon as we know them.

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VHF Radio Course

We are offering the Maritime Radio course again next week.  Thurs-Sat. This course is required by industry Canada if you have a radio on your boat and turn it on.    You will learn valuable procedures around the Mayday and … Continue reading

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Dorothy Walker

Dorothy Walker passed away early this morning.   George and family are making arrangements through Brenans for a funeral service on Wednesday at 11:00am at St James the Less Church.    Reception to follow in the church hall.

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Seeking a volunteer

we are in need of one member to act as a membership secretary.   This would involve receiving new applications, checking that they are completed correctly and then presenting them at the next executive meeting.  If your are interested please … Continue reading

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Executive meeting

The March Executive meeting will be held at the Club House on March 20, at 7:30pm. Items on the agenda will include but not be limited to the following – Update and printing the fixture card. Filling in the blanks … Continue reading

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Crossing the Bar

It is with great sadness that we announce to you that Jim Flood past on this morning. Follow this link for further information See here for “Crossing the bar” meaning

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Course postponed a few weeks

It has been really difficult to get the required numbers to make the CPS Boating Course run as it should. I have therefore made the decision to Join with the Ottawa Squdron and possibly one other to make a high … Continue reading

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Looking for a few Students

The Canadian Power and Sail Squadron is changing the way it is delivering some of its courses. I am personally taking on a part of this task. Coming up in a couple of weeks (Jan 18) we will be offering … Continue reading

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New Years Day – Join us at the Boat Club

https://goo.gl/images/cUC8cQ Happy New Year Join us at the club from 2-4 for a snack, a drink and a hello!

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Boating Course – Boating 2

This is the next course to take if you have done your PCOC and your VHF https://www.cps-ecp.ca/public/public.asp?WCE=C%3D56%7CK%3D245066%7CCAL%3D225480

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A Christmas Poem

Renforth Boat Club Christmas Poem 2017 The lobsters are all cooked, The beef is nicely broiled Potatoes carrots and sauces In pots on the stove to boil The pies and other goodies All out of their boxes and waiting in … Continue reading

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