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Originally delivered on 3/25/2020 12:53 pm

SUBJECT: SAYRA e-newsletter March 2.0


US Sailing launches - Starboard Portal

The Starboard Portal is a new video channel that keeps sailors connected to their sport with resourceful videos and live content featuring a variety of knowledgeable experts. Looking for a fun way to stay connected to sailing? Bookmark this page and check out the Starboard Portal for new videos, live presentations, and interactive discussions. 

Remember US Sailing #membershipmatters join or renew today

LIVE Presentation Schedule

  • Wednesday, March 25 - Reed Maltbie: Skills-Based Learning - 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
  • Thursday, March 26 - John Pearce: Squaring the Pyramid - 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT
  • Thursday, March 26 - Jack Gierhart: Ask Me Anything Open Q&A - 4:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. PT
  • Friday, March 27 - Betsy Alison: Tips on Engaging Adult Sailors at your Yacht Club - 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
  • Monday, March 30 - Pete Smith: Help your Kids Learn in this New Virtual Environment - 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
  • Tuesday, March 31 - Tim Herzog: Mental Health and Performance - 2:00 p.m. / 11:00 a.m. PT
  • Wednesday, April 1 - Quantum Racing - 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
  • Thursday, April 2 - John Pearce: College Sailing 101 - 2:00 p.m. / 11:00 a.m. PT
More From The Starboard Portal
Watch a collection of our speakers from Sailing Leadership Forum 2020!
Click to Watch

OTHER ONLINE resources

Here is a quick list of online resources that might interest you. 

  • Boat US Foundation Boating Safety Class HERE
  • US Sailing Safety at Sea Online classes HERE
  • US Sailing Safesport Training HERE
  • US Sailing Teaching & Coaching Fundamentals HERE
  • Race Committee 101 HERE 

SAYRA Reference Materials

Here is a SAYRA reference guide from presentations and resources from the past few years. You might find a great project to work on or ideas for future needs. Check it out or give us something to add! Email   
CLICK HERE for SAYRA Reference Guide 

Welcome to our newest SAYRA Associate Member - South Carolina Youth Sailinglocated in the downtown waterfront area of Georgetown, SC. Welcome to the SAYRA family!

They are also hosting a US Sailing Level 1 course on May 28-31 with ROOM available CLICK HERE for details and sign up today! 


Calendar Updates... as items get postponed, cancelled and rescheduled don't forget to let your webmaster know so the SAYRA Calendar can be updated - 


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