10th Anniversary

Yukon Reef’s 10th Anniversary

Join California Ships to Reefs (CSTR) and the Maritime Museum of San Diego (MMSD) for an exciting two-day event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the HMCS Yukon’s reefing in San Diego. The schedule of events and hotel information is as follows:

July 14, 2010 – Maritime Museum of San Diego
2-5pm Seminars/Panel Discussions
2-3pm California’s Current Ocean Health
3-4pm How Artificial Reefs Can Help Solve the Problems
4-5pm How You Can Get Your Own Ship to Reef

5-7:30pm Cocktail Party & Press Conference
Press Conference to Announce Proposed Memorandum of Understanding Between CSTR & Legacy Cobra LLC to prepare & sink the B-39 Soviet Submarine as an underwater museum exhibit (artificial reef) in the San Diego Underwater Recreation Area near the HMCS Yukon

Raffle – including 4 free spaces on Waterhorse Charter’s Humboldt to attend the Underwater Sea Ceremony on July 15th

Live Auction – Russian Inclinometer (First item to start fundraising for B-39 Soviet Submarine Project)

Silent Auction – Dive equipment, trips & Yukon memorabilia

Yukon crew & Project Yukon team members may place messages on a computer drive to be placed into the time capsule that will be hidden on the Yukon during the Sea Ceremony on July 15th. Other attendees may purchase & place a message on the computer drive.

Tour of the B -39 Soviet Submarine & one free cocktail (beer or wine) included in ticket price — $65/person. Each attendee will receive a bronze medallion in a velvet pouch (Yukon’s 10th Anniversary). To register & purchase your ticket(s), visit www.californiashipstoreefs.org . Space is limited so register & purchase your ticket(s) early.

July 15, 2010 – HMCS Yukon

7am Departure – Underwater press conference to be transmitted to the surface using equipment donated by Ocean Technology Systems; videography provided by Barbara Lloyd (will be provided to the press & for web postings); Time Capsule from July 14th Cocktail party will be hidden on the Yukon, to be retrieved and opened on her 20th anniversary.

Price for above surface attendees unknown at this time. 4 free slots for winners of July 14th raffle. Watch this site and the CSTR website www.californiashipstoreefs.org for more information as it becomes available.

Hotel Accommodations
Hotel: Porto Vista Hotel
1835 Columbia Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Reservations: 1-619-564-3741 or email reservations@portovistasd.com
Rate: $105/night + tax

Price includes complimentary breakfast; complimentary wireless internet access; complimentary shuttle service to and from San Diego International Airport (8:00am – 4:30pm)

Space is limited so make your reservations early.

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