All Hands on Deck! User Conference Attendees to Enjoy Dinner & Drinks Aboard the Abegweit

Join us at the CoursEval User Conference September 23-25 in Chicago, and enjoy an evening of fine dinning aboard the Columbia Yacht Club’s, Abegweit–A now permanently docked clubhouse.  But first, a little history…The MV Abegweit began service as an ice-breaking railway, vehicle, and passenger ferry that operated across the Abegweit Passage of the Northumberland Strait, connecting Port Borden, Prince Edward Island to Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick, from 1947-1982. The vessel was the most powerful icebreaker in the world at the time of her commissioning on June 28, 1947. In the winter of 1982-83, Columbia Yacht Club purchased the MV Abby as their new Club Ship. The word “Abegweit” is derived from the Mi’kmaq word for Prince Edward Island in Atlantic Canada. The Mi’kmaq called the island “Epekwit’k,” or “cradled on the waves.”

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