April Newsletter


*** Sunday’s, April 9, Dave Perry Seminar at Pine Orchard Yacht Club ***
There’s still time to sign up for this Sunday’s, April 9, Dave Perry Seminar at Pine Orchard Yacht Club, Branford, CT.  The North U Rules & Tactics Seminar covers the racing rules (new & old) and related tactics with a case-based curriculum so you’ll understand your rights, obligations and tactical options whenever boats meet.  Dave Perry’s North U Racing Rules & Tactics Workbook is included with the course. Member $105, Skipper $135, Crew $105, Jr/ Student $60 (Price includes lunch). Register at NorthU.com or call 203-245-0727.

*** US Sailing Courses Online NOW!****
Many of the Instructor Level 1, 2, and 3 US Sailing courses are online now and filling up fast!  Most of your clubs have insurance that requires your instructors are at least US Sailing Certified Level 1 coaches.  If you have new hires please make sure they are signed up and ready to roll… these courses will sell out.



*** 2017 ECSA CALENDAR – Please follow this link for the 2017 ECSA Junior Calendar ****
If you would like linked details for your event added to the calendar please email bflack@amconet.com

Huge thanks to Laura Healy (Awards Chair), Jay Spauling (Champion Chair), Megan Raymond (Team Racing Coordinator), Josh Gleason (420 Scorer) and Harvey Demovick (Opti Scorer) for signing up to help this season and for Abbie Park for taking on the Social Media Chair role.

We will could use a Coaches Chair – Coordinate and set up instructor training sessions and help clubs with job banks and referrals.

Please check out and share photos and videos at the new ECSA Facebook or Instagram pages.


Brandon Flack
Interim ECSA Junior Chair

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SAILING INSTRUCTORS NEEDED. Housatonic Boat Club (Stratford, CT).  We offer recreational and competitive sailing in 420’s, Cape Cod Mercurys, and JY15’s for ages 8-15 years old. Instructor will be responsible for lesson planning and implementation, assisting with rigging and maintaining sailboats, working with Instructor team to develop activities on and off the water.  CPR, First Aid, CT Safe Boating Certificate and US Sailing Level 1 required (note: US Level 1 class fills quickly, don’t wait to sign up). Position dates:  June 19 – Aug 11.

Please email Jessica Kirchoff HBCJuniorSailing@gmail.com
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