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BCA Thanksgiving Rendezvous 2018

Join the BCA Calgary Chapter for the annual Thanksgiving Rendezvous this October! Come rub fenders, trade your stories & gear and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner on Thetis Island.

2018-10-06 to 2018-10-08
When: Oct. 6-8, 2018
Saturday until Monday noon
Where: Thetis Island Marina
Telegraph Harbour, Thetis Island, British Columbia  N48 65.6, W123 40.1
Contact: Fiona Gregory - Calgary Rendezvous Watchkeeper
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BCA Thanksgiving Rendezvous at Thetis Island

BCA Calgary Chapter welcomes you, your family & guests to Thetis Island, BC

October 6-8, 2018




Please RSVP on this event page

to let us know you are attending!

  • Reserve your moorage or accommodation today!
  • Contact Thetis Island Marina directly: call 250-246-3464 or 250-246-1443 and request the BCA member rate
  • Rendezvous registration: $5 per person at Host Boat, S/V Kaimana after you arrive.
  • Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner will be served at the Thetis Island Marina Pub on Sunday evening.
  • Dinner tickets can be purchased at the pub, $30.25 per person includes dinner/dessert/taxes/tip.


Weekend activities include:


Registration starts 9:30am

Coffee & Pastries (provided by Ladysmith Bakery)

BCA Exchange Corner

BCA Boat Visits

Feature Presentation, Dockside

Potluck Dinner & Live Band Entertainment (Lawson Kelly)



VHF Radio Roll Call

Potluck Breakfast Buffet

Sailing Races

Complimentary Beer & Wine Ticket

Traditional Turkey Dinner & Evening Slide Presentation

Event Prizes! Door Prizes!


Coffee & Pastries



Spare Berth?

Would you be willing to offer a spare berth on your boat during the Rendezvous to a fellow BCA member?  We have had a few requests

If you can assist, please contact:

Calgary Chapter Rendezvous Watchkeeper



Thetis Island Marina information:
The marina has reserved most of the docks and other facilities for BCA use on Thanksgiving weekend; however, we will share the facilities with other marina residents, guests and the locals.

Dock Reservation phone:  250-246-1443
Pub Phone (alternate): 250-246-3464 for reservations after September 1
Fax: 250-246-1433

BEFORE YOU GO, please contact the marina and specify:

  • the number of nights that you expect to be at the dock
  • how many people are expected to attend Thanksgiving Dinner at the pub

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