Sunday January 12, 2014 11:05AMon
There are three special seminars coming to the southern Bay area this coming Spring.
These seminars will be of interest to your members who are involved in, or want to become involved in, race committee duties, protest hearings and rules interpretations, and/or who sail the Bay in a cruising fashion (Near Shore Safety at Sea).
***Sunday, February 16, 2014 US SAILING ONE-DAY RACE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR – at Hampton Yacht Club, Hampton Virginia. This is for US Sailing Race Officer certification, re-certification, brushing up on race committee skills, and/or developing race committee knowledge. The course will be led by John McCarthy, US Sailing National Judge, Regional Race Officer, and certified course instructor. Cost for the course is $60 and includes seminar materials, morning coffee and pastries, lunch, and break refreshments throughout the day. You MUST be a member of US SAILING to attend the seminar. And, all registrations must be made at the US SAILING on-line site. Click here http://raceadmin.ussailing.org/Race_Officers/CertificationTraining/Race_Officer_Seminars/Seminar_Calendar.htm , scroll to the seminar (listed by date, Feb 16, 2014, at Hampton Yacht Club), click on “Enroll Now” and follow the prompts. If you are not yet a member of US SAILING, you will be able to join on-line prior to registering for the seminar. Early registration is recommended as the number of spaces is strictly limited. For additional information or assistance in registering, please contact Lin McCarthy at (757) 850-4225.
***Saturday, February 22, 2014 NEAR SHORE SAFETY AT SEA SEMINAR – at The Mariners’ Museum, Newport News, Virginia. Organized and led by Capt. Henry E. Marx, the seminar will include topics such as “Formula for Disaster”, “Pumps and Steering Gear Emergencies”, “Crew Over-Board and Rescue”, Medical Care and Prevention”, “Bay Weather”, and “Life Raft Inflation & Abandon Ship”. For information on costs and other details please contact Capt. Marx at 203-487-0775 or 203-554-3981 (cell). This seminar is now certified by US Sailing.