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Vic-Maui 2010 Events

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Vic-Maui 2010 Pre-Race Events

In Victoria . . .


Vic Maui Dock party #1:


6:00 pm - June 29th
 for crew, friends, family & supporters of the first start.  

Tickets are $20 per person.      (Please order in advance.)

  • To order, contact the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club front desk (604-224-1344).
  • You can charge the tickets to your club account if you’re a member, or provide a Credit Card number. 
  • Wristbands will be provided in Victoria for paid attendees.

It’s going to be a great party!   Spinnakers’s Gastro Brewpub will provide an selection of gourmet sandwiches featuring locally produced artisan charcuiterie, artisan cheeses, locally smoked and preserved  poultry, seafood and vegetables, accompanied by their famous craft brewed ale.   

Dress: Hang Loose Hawaiian of course!

Mahalo – we’re looking forward to seeing you in Victoria.


First Race Start:


10:00 am - July 1st 


Vic Maui Dock party #2:


6:00 pm - July 1st
 for crew, friends, family & supporters of the second start. 

Tickets are $20 per person.      (Please order in advance.)

  • To order, contact the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club front desk (604-224-1344).
  • You can charge the tickets to your club account if you’re a member, or provide a Credit Card number. 
  • Wristbands will be provided in Victoria for paid attendees.

It’s going to be a great party!   Spinnakers’s Gastro Brewpub will provide an selection of gourmet sandwiches featuring locally produced artisan charcuiterie, artisan cheeses, locally smoked and preserved  poultry, seafood and vegetables, accompanied by their famous craft brewed ale.   

Dress: Hang Loose Hawaiian of course!

Mahalo – we’re looking forward to seeing you in Victoria.


Second Race Start:


10:00 am - July 3rd

In Maui . . .


Waiting Wahine Luncheon:


Saturday, July 17th
 (11:30 am) 

Family, friends and other supporters who arrive early in Lahaina to greet their racers are welcome to join the LYC race committee at the Waiting Wahine Luncheon, hosted by the Lahaina Yacht Club and held at the Pionneer Inn at the water’s edge on Lahaina Harbour.

Contact Becky Lennon now (or before July 14th) to reserve a seat at the luncheon.

            email: blennon@hawaii.rr.com 
            phone: 808-264-2597


Maui Arrival Parties:


Morning or night!
  Whenever each race boat arrives!  
Family and friends of the arriving race boat should plan to be there! Check with the skipper to get their ETA before they leave Victoria, and then check in at the race trailer at the Lahaina Harbour for updates.
 


Vic-Maui Awards Banquet:


Saturday, July 24th

Crew, family and friends are all invited to the Awards Banquet to help celebrate your adventure; there are many trophies to be awarded.  There will also be toasts, stories and Hawaiian festivities. 

This year’s Vic-Maui Awards Banquet will again be held at the Lahaina Jodo Mission in Lahaina.

     12 Ala Moana Street (located right on the ocean, near Mala Wharf in Lahaina)
     Saturday, July 24th
     5 pm to 10 pm

Banquet tickets include a delicious dinner buffet, and entertainment from one of most popular bands on Maui, who will play a variety of great music to dine by, and to dance the night away…as we celebrate the Vic-Maui together on a warm, tropical Lahaina summer’s night. Additionally, excellent libations will be available at very reasonable prices, per our usual Hawaiian hospitality tradition!

Please order your Vic-Maui Awards Banquet Tickets. They are available as follows:

Advance purchase:   Until July 1st only.
                               Adult tickets -- $30.00,  Children under 12 --  $15.00
                               Email your order to: banquet@vicmauiproductsales.com - 
                               you will receive a PayPal Invoice via email.
                               Claim your tickets the night of the Banquet at the Will-Call 
                               Desk located at the entry desk of the Lahaina Jodo
                               Mission.

Reserve tickets:          Tickets can be ordered in Victoria from our LYC committee 
                               member, Ashley Olson  who is attending the race start 
                               and will be taking your reservations for these same prices. 
                               She must have your contact info, name, # adults and/or 
                               children, and credit card information to reserve tickets, and
                               when you arrive on Maui, go to the LYC to pay for the 
                               tickets at the Hospitality Desk. You may choose to pay 
                               cash at that time if you prefer. If you need to cancel for 
                               any reason, we must get this info by July 15th.

                               Ashley’s cell phone is 808 385 2963, if you wish to call her 
                               while she is in Victoria. 
However, we would appreciate your 
                               reservations early to help with our planning, so take advantage 
                               of the email ordering if you can.

Purchase in Maui:      Adult tickets -- $35.00, Children under 12 -- $20.00. 
                              You will also be able to buy tickets from our LYC’s 
                              Boomvangers Ladies Committee at the Hospitality Desk at 
                              LYC beginning July 12.  Open 1200 to 1600 hrs.

 

Vic-Maui 2010 Pre-Race Events

**Extra FIRST AID Training Seminar now scheduled**

A repeat of the Race 2010 / Marine First Aid Course is scheduled for April 9/10.  The Instructors (Declan Lawlor of the Academy of Emergency Training, and Cheryl Holmes, Medical Officer for the Vic-Maui Race) will deliver the same course (as held in January at RVYC) at the training facilities of the Academy of Emergency Training in Burnaby.

If you have crew, family or friends who would like to attend this course, please forward this information to them.

A minimum of 8 students is required to run the course. Please register early to help us ensure the course goes ahead. 

Course:                Race 2010/Marine First Aid Course

Dates & times:   Friday, April 9th   6:00 - 10:00 pm
                               Saturday, April 10th   9:00 - 5:00 pm

Location:              Academy of Emergency Training Inc.;  2792 Norland Ave, Burnaby, BC
                               Click here for google map.  Free parking available in the lot at this location.

To Register:        Phone +1-604-922-2249 or email info@firstaid.ca

Please register by Monday, March 29th (a minimum class size of 8 is required to run this course and you will be notified by email that the class is confirmed.)

Course Fee:        $185   (lunch is NOT included, but is available at nearby Brentwood Mall, or feel free to pack your lunch)

Course Content:
The Academy of Emergency Training is offering a First Aid Training Course that provides the certification needed to meet the First Aid requirements of the Vic-Maui race. The course will provide your team with a strategy to operate within during a marine emergency. Topics are presented that are unique to the race you are about to embark on and include:

  • Rescue scene assessement
  • Primary survey
  • Airway & obstructions
  • Artificial respiration
  • Cardiovascular emergencies
  • CPR
  • Severe bleeding
  • Shock
  • Bone & joint injuries
  • Burns
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Medical emergencies
  • Wound care
  • Advanced protocols

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Preparation Seminar 
Saturday, January 9th, 2010 
9:30 am – 5:00 pm 
at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club 
3811 Point Grey Road , Vancouver, BC

Vic-Maui skippers, race crew,  shore support crew and potential race entrants will learn valuable information, ideas, and techniques to help get ready for the challenge, adventure and teamwork of the Vic-Maui 2010 race.

Guest speakers will address a number of topics, including:

  • Rigging for Ocean Conditions
  • Safety Compliance
  • Emergency Steering
  • Weather, Navigation and Tactics
  • Crew Training and Experience
  • Sails and Sail Maintenance
  • Provisioning & Logistics
  • Race/Radio Communications

The cost of the seminar includes a "Sailor's Lunch" – a buffet of soup, salad, sandwiches and dessert, along with coffee/tea.

  • $50 for individuals or the first person from each boat/team
  • $35 for each additional person from the same boat/team
  • Pay at the door price is $65 per person

Space is limited, so be sure to register yourself and your crew early! 

To register for the Preparation Seminar, send an email to gsutcliffe@kineticsailing.com

 *** From 5:00 – 6:00 pm, following the presentations – participants and presenters are invited to visit and socialize in the Vic-Maui sponsor area, which will be setup with information and demonstration tables of vendors and/or service providers who may be able to assist with preparations for the race.***


Dinner Buffet & Vic-Maui Social 

Saturday, January 9th, 6:00 pm
RVYC in the Front Dining Room, Main Floor

Vic-Maui race crews, shore support crew and families, along with race organizers, presentation speakers and sponsors 
are all welcome to join us for a fun evening of socializing and dinner.

Cost: $30/person (1/2 price for children under 12) 
Cash Bar

To register for the Dinner Buffet & Vic-Maui Social, send an email to gsutcliffe@kineticsailing.com


First Aid Training

Friday, January 8th (6:00 – 10:00 pm) and 
Saturday, January 9th (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)

Held at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club 
3811 Point Grey Road , Vancouver, BC

The Academy of Emergency Training is offering a First Aid Training Course that provides the certification needed to meet the First Aid requirements of the race.

The course will provide your team with a strategy to operate within during a marine emergency. Topics are presented that are unique to the race you are about to embark on and include:

  • Rescue scene assessement
  • Primary survey
  • Airway & obstructions
  • Artificial respiration
  • Cardiovascular emergencies
  • CPR
  • Severe bleeding
  • Shock
  • Bone & joint injuries
  • Burns
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Medical emergencies
  • Wound care
  • Advanced protocols
  • Sutures
  • IV Therapy
  • AED Use

Cost:  $185 / person (includes lunch on Saturday)

To register for the Race 2010 First Aid Course:  phone +1-604-922-2249 or email info@firstaid.ca


Safety at Sea Seminar – February 27 & 28, 2010 
Location: South Lake Union Armory in Seattle, WA

To Register: Complete the online registration form at http://www.thesailingfoundation.org/SASRegForm.htm or printout hard copy registration fromhttp://www.thesailingfoundation.org/SASRegistrationPDF.pdf.

The Sailing Foundation is hosting a US Sailing-sanctioned two-day seminar on safe boating practices and safety equipment at the South Lake Union Armory in Seattle on February 27 & 28, 2010. The seminar, designed and conducted by nationally recognized sailors, will provide novice and experienced boaters with information and skills for boat preparation, handling heavy weather, recommended safety equipment, emergencies at sea, and preparing for sailing off-shore. The program is open to cruising and racing skippers, crew and family, recreational power boaters, and commercial fishermen.

For more information on this course, please visit http://www.thesailingfoundation.org/.

For more information about other schedules/locations for the Safety at Sea course, visit http://offshore.ussailing.org/SAS/Seminars.htm


Other pre-race events to be announced.

Vic-Maui 2010 Post-Race Events

To be announced.

Accommodation

Victoria

To be announced.

Maui

To be announced.

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