CBSA Club Policies and Privileges
A. Dues & Participation in Club Activities
- It is the responsibility of members to renew their memberships by January 1. There are two levels of membership dues: Full ($80/year) and student ($40/year). Students are defined as members 25 years of age or younger who are enrolled in a full-time education program.
- Members may apply for storage in the compound ($65/year for ground storage; $55/year for rack storage).
- Membership is neither transferable nor refundable.
- Boat storage is neither transferable nor refundable
- Members must inform the executive of address, boat ownership, and membership status changes.
- All members are invited to participate in all club activities.
- Members are expected to participate in compound work parties and contribute to the running of the club.
- Members are invited to contact the executive if they have a proposal they wish to have considered.
- Members are expected to obtain a pleasure craft operators card.
B. Use of Club Facilities & Equipment
- Access to the compound is restricted to club members & their guests.
- Members with outstanding dues will not have access to the compound.
- Only the executive may distribute the compound combination. Those requiring the combination should contact the executive.
- The combination on the lock must be scrambled immediately after opening.
- The shed and changing areas are not to be used for overnight storage of gear.
- Members are expected to respect the privacy of the clubâ€™s neighbours and other users of the Park by minimizing rattling halyards and limiting other disturbing noises.
- Club dollies are for the exclusive use of the club members and should be returned to the compound immediately after use. They may not be left on the beach during a sailing outing. The dollies should be fresh water rinsed after each use.
- Before leaving the compound, ensure that water taps are shut off and hoses are stored.
- Use of club inflatable is exclusively for support during club events.
C. Storage, Care & Use of Boats
- Boats shall be secured to prevent damage to other boats or property.
- Boats in the compound may not be stored on trailers.
- Rigging is to be secured so as not to rattle excessively.
- Masts of boats not sailed in the winter are to be de-stepped & stored.
- Ground areas around a boat should be kept clean by boat owner.
- The compound manager has the authority to assign and reassign boat placement to maximize the efficient use of our space. Boats with high usage may be given preferred placement.
- Available storage spots will be assigned to members on the wait-list who have demonstrated a commitment to participation in sailing activities and at the discretion of the executive.
- If the executive deems a boat to be unseaworthy, to have been inactive for a significant period, or to have been poorly maintained, then the boat in question must be removed by the owner within 30 days of notice. Such a boat may be removed by the executive at the ownerâ€™s expense to a location chosen by the executive.
- If the executive deems a boat to be abandoned, the executive may seek to recover lost revenue by the sale of said boat pursuant to the Warehouse Lien Act.
- Members are advised to insure their boats for any possible damage and to maintain liability insurance.
- Each sailor is personally responsible to assess (i) his or her skills, (ii) the condition of his or her boat, (iii) the weather & sea state, and (iv) the likely demands of an activity before venturing to participate in a club event. No one else can make the decision for you.
If an applicant to CBSA is under 19 years of age, an adult must act legally on their behalf.