Workshops & Seminars

Workshops & Seminars

Virtual Safe Boating Class on Saturday, May 30

By Chris Szepessy

Virtual Safe Boating Class on Saturday, May 30

Our friends at America’s Boating Club of Greenwich in Greenwich, Connecticut are presenting an online version of their annual safe boating class (the United States Power Squadron’s “America’s Boating Course”) on Saturday, May 30, starting at 9:00 am. Educational Officer Andy Cummings and his instructors will teach the class via WebEx.  The State of Connecticut will grant a state boating license to students that successfully complete the course. To register online, log onto https://www.usps.org/cgi-bin-nat/eddept/800/getregformx.cgi?C-18010. “As there is…

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NWSA Women’s Sailing Conference Comes to Marblehead, June 6

By Chris Szepessy

NWSA Women’s Sailing Conference Comes to Marblehead, June 6

Beginning and experienced women sailors can jump-start their sailing lives by heading to the National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) 19th Annual Women’s Sailing Conference slated for Saturday, June 6, 2020, at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, massachusetts. The event, which features hands-on land- and water-based workshops and seminars, offers women a fantastic opportunity to learn or hone sailing skills, network with other female sailors from all over the United States, and gain the confidence necessary to…

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Workshops & Seminars

New York Yacht Club and Cruising Club of America Form Safety Partnership

By Stuart Streuli

New York Yacht Club and Cruising Club of America Form Safety Partnership

The New York Yacht Club and the Cruising Club of America announced today that they have joined forces in co-sponsoring an International Offshore Safety at Sea seminar sanctioned by US Sailing. The seminar will offer hands-on training for full certification in offshore ocean races, but is equally valuable for cruising and deliveries, power or sail. The seminar consists of two parts: an online Offshore Safety at Sea video course followed by a one-day hands-on course. The hands-on…

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McMichael “Bash to Bermuda” Seminar Series Starts January 30

By Chris Szepessy

McMichael “Bash to Bermuda” Seminar Series Starts January 30

Our friends at McMichael Yacht Yards & Brokerage in Mamaroneck, New York are hosting a series of special evenings created to prepare yourself, your crew and your boat for the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race, which starts Friday, June 19. You’ll find more details at https://www.mcmichaelyachtbrokers.com/event-calendar. Seminar #1 – Bermuda Race Safety and Performance  Thursday, January 30, 2020 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at McMichael Yacht Yards & Brokers 447 East Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY 10543 Shift your…

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Offshore Sea Survival Course in New York, New York on October 19 & 20

By Chris Szepessy

Offshore Sea Survival Course in New York, New York on October 19 & 20

Our friends at Ocean Racers and North Cove Sailing have teamed up to present an exclusive offering of Sea Survival.ca’s Offshore Sea Survival course in the heart of New York City, on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20.  This course comprises two full days of heavy weather seamanship, ocean safety and best practices for cruisers and offshore racers. The training includes two hours of demonstrations and wet drills in a pool with a life raft. Participants…

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Don’t miss Onne van der Wal’s last Photographic Workshop on the Water of the year!

By Chris Szepessy

Don’t miss Onne van der Wal’s last Photographic Workshop on the Water of the year!

Onne van der Wal, an award-winning nautical photographer, Canon Explorer of Light, winner of the 1981-’82 edition of the Whitbread Round the World Race aboard Flyer (and, we note with pride, a frequent WindCheck contributor!), is hosting his final Workshop on the Water of 2019 in the waters off Newport, Rhode Island on Sunday, September 1 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, during the Classic Yacht Regatta/Around the Island Race.   This is an opportunity to photograph the…

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