Private Lessons - Catch One While You Can!

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Club News

Our FBYC sailing coaches have been busy this summer, supporting race teams, development team, YMCA camp, August Opti Week, and doing private lessons for adults and kids.  If you have been meaning to schedule a private lesson this summer, the time is NOW!  Our coaches head back to college and high school by the middle/end of August, and their availability is greatly reduced once they get back to school.  Please call or email Mary Almany for private lessons, 804-405-2379, malmany@kiloflag.com.

Women's Sailing Clinic - July 22

Caroline Garrett on

One Design Racing

Calling all Fishing Bay females! New event for 2017. 2 weeks away! 

A morning sailing/ racing clinic for women of all degrees of experience and age, with a combination of classroom learning and on-the-water time. Continued coaching during the afternoon Seabreeze regatta (optional but recommended). The clinic will have 2 class offerings: Beginning Sailing and Advanced Racing. Choose your preferred class when you register. Free to members! Non-members may attend with fee. See Event Notice at Women's Clinic Event Notice.

Update - REGISTRATION CLOSED JULY 11 -Sold out. Contact Caroline for wait list. 

SheJumps event in September introduces women to sailing

Caroline Garrett on

Club News

SheJumps is a national organization that supports women being active and outdoors. The regional coordinator approached Kim and Caroline Garrett to see if we would help host a SheJumps event at FBYC. On September 10th, we hosted the event, which involved a morning chalkboard session followed by an afternoon on the water. 

During our morning session, the ladies learned how to tie basic knots, sailing terminology, parts of the boat, the points of sail diagram, and general rules of the water. With the help of Carrie Russell as the third skipper, we showed the ladies how to rig a Front Runner, and we set sail for the afternoon.

 

We did some simple drills in Fishing Bay, giving everyone a chance on ...

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