Tuesday, August 29, 2006

September 2006 Newsletter

September 2006 Newsletter

What’s New at Cast Your Anchor?

Bluenose II: In 1995, the Bluenose II Preservation Trust retrofitted some of the famous schooner. Come down to the store to see authentic parts of the Bluenose. These are truly pieces of Canadian history.

They’re Back: Still a few left!! You saw them first at the Hobby Show in November. We have received another shipment of completed models. Great quality at a great price. These won’t last. Come in and check it out. Makes a great gift. Some of the ships are Le Soleil Royal, HMS Prince, Cutty Sark, Bluenose, Constitution, Victory, Endeavour and many more.

Nautical Gifts: Decorate your workshop. Cast Your Anchor is pleased to present new brass products. Compasses, chart readers, brass hooks, and much more. We even have ships bells.

What’s Coming

Kingston Road Street Festival and Santa Parade: Cast Your Anchor is involved in the Kingston Road Street Festival to be held Saturday October 14th and the Kingston Road Santa Parade on November 12th. Please keep these dates in mind and come on down for some fun.

Hobby Show: Mark November 3rd 4th and 5th on your calendar. This year Cast Your Anchor is going to present a Pirate theme at the show. Each day of the show, the first 100 kids that visit our booth will be given a pirate flag. Remember, you don’t have to be small to be a kid!! We will also be giving away prizes and showing a Pirate s of the Caribbean movie to keep the little ones amused. More information to come.

Model Registry: Cast Your Anchor is proposing to build a database of ship models that are built by our customers. Some of the information to be included would be the name of the builder, the owner, the year in which it was completed and some of the characteristics of the model. This database would be used to authenticate models. The model would be issued a certificate. The database would be managed by Cast Your Anchor and be archived within a nautical museum. Please indicate if you would like to have your model registered.
Bulletin Board: Cast Your Anchor is pleased to offer a Bulletin Board for any club that is interested in advertising its events. Provide the details and we would be pleased to include it in our monthly newsletter. See below.

Our customers make a difference. Please let us know if there is a particular activity or product that you would like us to consider. We truly appreciate the feedback that we have received so far and look forward to more of your excellent suggestions.

See you at the store

Sept 8-10, 2006 – Ontario Woodcarvers Assoc. – International Carvers Conference – Contact www.chippingaway.com.
Sept. 14 –19, 2006 - Ship Modeler’s Workshop – David Antscherl and David Nelson –
Contact senicy@yahoo.com.
Sept. 22, 2006 – Metro Marine Modellers Assoc. – General Meeting – Contact Charles Larking at 905-277-3938.