US Sailing Launches Online Training Platform:
Portsmouth, RI (March 22, 2016) – US Sailing has launched Basic Keelboat Online, a web-based supplement to the Basic Keelboat course and the organization’s newest online training platform. The online course is designed to prepare aspiring sailors for on-the-water instruction in the Basic Keelboat course while allowing US Sailing instructors to ensure a consistent level of knowledge for incoming students. Full report.
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Growing Chicago Yacht Club:
When the leadership from many of the top yacht clubs in the United States gathered to share strategies for growth and to candidly discuss ideas that worked and didn’t work, Commodore Greg Miarecki of the Chicago Yacht Club (CYC) described their reform initiatives over the past several years.
These included adding younger racing sailors to its leadership, refocusing its efforts toward on-the-water activities, hiring a waterfront director and keelboat director, introducing new distance-racing formats to the Chicago area, purchasing a club-owned fleet of 21-foot Sonar sailboats for member use, and stepping up its efforts to host world-class regattas and delivering tangible memb…
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