16 March 2014

Charleston Race Week to host US Sailing STEM Educator Course (video)

A video introduction to US Sailing's REACH Initiative (above)

Charleston Race Week to host US Sailing’s STEM Educator Course
Scuttlebutt Sailing News: " . . . . Launched in 2012, U.S. Sailing’s REACH program is a combination of sailing and STEM education (science, technology, engineering and math) for middle school students. Using a 10-point curriculum aligned with national school standards, the REACH program offers lessons using wind data, meteorology and more. The goal of the program is to create partnerships between schools and sailing centers that can ultimately get more kids out on the water and provide them with a unique learning experience. With programs in 200 locations and in five countries, US Sailing’s REACH program exposes an entirely new demographic to sailing that wouldn’t otherwise have an awareness of the sport. . . ."

BC sailing: Winter's wild ride
Vancouver Sun
Winds are often stronger and more consistent during the winter months and some of the most exciting sailing can be had between November and March. Some of the most popular regattas are held during the off-season — Snowflakes, Hot Rum and Polar ...

Fleet Sails brings youth sailing school to Leech Lake in June
Walker Pilot Independent
Fleet Sales LLC, in cooperation with Sailing Central LLC, a mobile sailing school from the Twin Cities (www.SailingCentralUSA.com), is hosting a summer sailing class for youth age 10 and up. This is a five-day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily classroom and on ...

US Sailing Selects 2014 ISAF Youth Worlds Team
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Portsmouth, RI (March 14, 2014) – US Sailing has named twelve athletes to its 2014 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Youth World Championships Team. The premier youth event in international sailing, ISAF Youth Worlds represents the ultimate stage ...

Auckland: Sailing as it was
New Zealand Herald
Although no Jolly Roger flag was hoisted or nearby boats raided, the little boy must have thought his dreams of sailing with a ragtag crew of buccaneers were coming true. Sadly, he didn't join the crew - who were anything but ragtag - but perhaps one ...

One win each for Alive and Black Jack at Sail Paradise
My Sailing
After being the favourite to win at Southport Yacht Club's Sail Paradise Regatta, Peter Harburgs' latest yacht named Black Jack, the Volvo 70 class racer contested in a day of close racing against the former Black Jack, a Reichel/Pugh 66 design which ...

GCC Sailing Championships - Sailors shine on day 3
Sail World
Qatar may be renowned for its natural gas assets, but its year round warm temperatures and coastline make it excellent for year round sailing, a distinct advantage over some northern hemisphere climes. The plan here is to encourage youngsters to make ...

Opponents seek for Irish sailing to chart new course
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
(March 14, 2014) – Irish sailing is on the wrong tack if it is looking to grow the sport purely through its Olympic campaigns. The 34-year lust for Ireland's next sailing medal is damaging because it neglects so many other areas of the sport. A new ...

Sailing on ice: Conditions finally improving for ice boaters in Muskegon
The Muskegon Chronicle
Fischer said he expects conditions to improve significantly throughout the weekend and invited the public out to watch as several of the club's roughly 100 members are expected to go sailing. The club is based out of the Muskegon Yacht Club. The snow ...

GREAT Britain confirmed as winner of Clipper leg to Qingdao
My Sailing
GREAT Britain has been confirmed in first place of Race 9.1 to China's 'Sailing City' of Qingdao, its third win in the 2013-14 edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. The stage from Singapore had to be restarted from Hong Kong, following an ...

US Sailing names 12 to 2014 ISAF Youth World Championship Team
Sail World
US Sailing has revealed the names of twelve athletes that have made in onto its 2014 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Youth World Championships Team. The premier youth event in international sailing, ISAF Youth Worlds represents the ultimate ...

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