Register Now for Safe Powerboat Handling Instructor Course in Wickford, RI 

The Safe Powerboat Handling Instructor course in Wickford, Rhode Island is an intensive 3-day program designed for advanced powerboat operators. It focuses on teaching techniques, powerboat handling skills, risk management, and emergency procedures. The course includes both classroom and on-the-water instruction, covering topics like navigation, docking, and safety protocols.   Upon successful completion of the course,…Read More

Finn Fleet Revival

Mike Dorgan is the founder and current captain of the San Diego Finn Fleet. He is a lifelong sailor and has a strong background of successfully sailing many types of boats most notably the Star. Chis Snow sat down with Mike to find out how he accomplished this and what advice he might have for anyone wanting to start a new fleet or grow an existing one.

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Q&A with Dave Perry on the New Racing Rules of Sailing for 2021-2024

1. Why do the racing rules change every four years? The racing rules are locked in place for a four-year period, and can be changed the year after the Olympics. That keeps the rules from changing every year, as they do in most sports, but allows World Sailing to improve the rules as the sport evolves.…Read More

The Secret Is Out! Keeping the Thistle Alive in a Changing World

Tom Hubbell, Thistle Class President and Past President of US Sailing, discusses how the Thistle class has adapted to offer quality programming in a changing environment. He are 10 things the Thistle class is doing right!

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Crewing: Raising Your Game with Soft Skills

Dan Fien offers crewing tips on how to streamline the learning process and the development of effective communication skills.

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The 29er and the Skiff Generation Scene

Philip Muller, Head Coach & Founder of 2NINER / Skiff Generation, discusses skiff sailing and why youth are attracted to this form of sailing. Learn more about what skiff sailing has to offer youth.

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Start Small with Big Ideas – Starting a New Sailing Club

Jim Crabtree discusses how a small group of one design sailors started a successful local club in Jefferson City, Missouri.

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2020 National Coaching Symposium: Event Wraps-up Wednesday, Dec. 9

You are invited to participate in US Sailing’s 2020 National Coaching Symposium, presented by Regatta Craft Mixers. This year’s symposium will be hosted online – December 7-9, 2020. The fourth annual National Coaching Symposium features three days of presentations with a collection of leading sailing coaches and experts from around the country. Registration is FREE for US Sailing members!

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Rules with Rocky: Understanding Current & Tide on the Racecourse

This month we are going to learn about current on the racecourse. To understand current on the racecourse, you need to understand the difference between CURRENT and TIDE!

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The Art of Making Confident Tactical Decisions by Nic Baird

Professional sailing coach, Nic Baird, discusses the decision-making aspects of sailing and how confidence and uncertainties can impact your tactical decisions on the racecourse.

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