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Cottage Meeting #4, Q&A. Bonneville's Charter Boat. Spring's around the corner.


Déjà vu

Look familiar?
Some of our Homies are acquainted with this passage route.

So here's the deal...
If you don't have AD BLOCKERS, you're going to get really annoyed watching this video.
This sailing video is different. The pace of most vids is fast, with shifting scenes.
This production is slow.

It's almost as if you were actually sailing along.
(and as always, full screen will offer best viewing conditions)

Who knew?
When we tell folks what we do (run a sailing school in Utah),
we get lots of surprised looks, and some flat out disbelievers.
During our Cottage Meeting #3,
"Sailing Distant Oceans in the British Virgin Islands", presented by Mike Harmer,
it's pretty evident that we have a significant group of qualified blue water sailors
right here along the Wasatch Front.

(Probably our most illustrious sailing student to go through Bonneville's programs has purchased a large catamaran and sailed, with his family, around the world).

This will not be our panel of sailing instructors taking your questions,
but I'd rather have our guys with me in a full on gale, than a pretty face any day.

For this coming Zoom Cottage Meeting #4,
7 PM, Wednesday, February 23, 2021,
we would like to introduce you to Bonneville's Sailing Team

We want to answer your sailing questions.
Address your concerns. Explore your sailing dreams. Introduce you to new ideas
Please be thinking about questions for our panel of sailing instructors.
What a great opportunity to get your questions answered.
Let's tag this Cottage Meeting #4 as a Q&A

Sample questions you might want to ask:
What boat should I buy?
What certifications do I need to bareboat charter in Italy?
How long does it take to learn to sail?
At which marina on Utah Lake should I keep my boat?
Do I need documentation to check out a charter boat?
How much experience do I need to take out a charter boat?
Can I charter a boat in Belize?
Can Bonneville's programs teach me to sail on the ocean?
Is Utah Lake any good for sailing?
Is it true that Dale and Doug torture their students with pirate jokes?
Do people still use Celestial Navigation to find their way around the globe?
Why should I stay in Utah to learn to sail?

Mars Probe lands on Red Planet.

Drone like hover craft to search dry Martian lake bed.
Jezero Crater

We could use that drone to find Mitch's sunk/missing 18' sailboat
on the south end of Utah Lake.

If there was a lake on Mars...then there were sailors (of one kind or another) sailing on it.

Maybe Ted Cruz is a sailor?

If we can fly drones on Mars
I know we can get real serious,
(with Utah Sponsorship),
about Bonneville's competing in the R2AK.

Come on all you Utah corporations out there...
we need your involvement.
Let's get tough about this daunting challenge.
Give us a call, and let us know you would like to help our R2AK team.

(Financial, competitive bike racer, fiberglass expert, painter, sail maker

Finally...a charter boat for Bonneville

After going through our sailing programs, it's not unusual to hear our students ask...
What do we do now?
Due to commercial insurance limitations, the options were pretty much nonexistent.
Until now.
We now have the opportunity to offer Bonneville students chartering access to a very nice Catalina 25 wing keel, with inboard diesel. If you have successfully completed Bonneville's Intermediate Sailing Class, let us know if you would like to reserve a date and time for a bareboat charter experience this upcoming season.

Looks like you can buy a ticket to this virtual Classic Boat Show for $5.00.
Off Center Harbor does some creative on-line stuff.

Free Boat

I wish they wouldn't do these abused boat presentations. 
Breaks my heart I can't save 'em all.

With Spring a mere 24 days away, it's time to get serious
about getting out on the water and learning to sail.

Your ticket to "sailing off into the sunset" awaits.
Give us a call.

How's the water level doing?

I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
And the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sail's shaking,
And a grey mist on the sea's face, and a grey dawn breaking.

I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide
Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied;
And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,
And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.

I must go down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life,
To the gull's way and the whale's way, where the wind's like a whetted knife;
And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow-rover,
And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick's over.

John Masefield

Celebrate the Circle of Life

Bonneville School of Sailing

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