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Originally delivered on 4/15/2020 11:00 am

SUBJECT: SAYRA April E-Newsletter

April e-Newsletter

Virtual UPDATE - SAYRA Commodore Robert Key and Commodore Elect Pete Marriott Q&A with Bill Wiggins from Sailing Inc Charleston...

Great update on SAYRA activities, Helen Hanley Fund update, Jr Sailing and more about how SAYRA supports sailors in our region...


Weekly Update from US Sailing (4/10/2020)


US Sailing Certified Safety @ Sea ONLINE Courses available

Complete the Suite of Online Courses by taking Online International Safety at Sea now!

Who should take this Online Course: Inland and Coastal Racers and Cruisers.

Who should take this Online Course: Crew members of offshore races, long-distance cruisers, any sailor wanting to improve his/her sailing skills. This course is equivalent to the in-person Offshore Safety at Sea course. You will receive a US Sailing Offshore Safety at Sea Certificate.

Online International Safety at Sea *NEW April 2020*

Who should take this Online Course: Coastal and distance racers and long-distance cruisers.  Any sailor looking to acquire an International Offshore Certificate that meets World Sailing guidelines for Safety and Personal Survival.

While you are sheltering in place, we are offering the newly released Online International Safety at Sea at an introductory price of $35, a 30% saving off the normal $50 retail price. This new course parallels the final five topics taught in the Hands-On Only course: Fire Safety; Heavy Weather; Storm Sails; Damage Control; and Life Raft and Survival Skills. To best prepare for your Hands-On course next season, take the Offshore International Safety at Sea Course HERE. Enter 2020LAUNCH at checkout.
Take the Online Course



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. US Sailing #membershipmatters Join today!

  • Wednesday, April 15 @ 4pm E- Charlie Enright & Mark Towill: "Preparing for Offshore Sailing's Greatest Test, The Ocean Race in 2021-2022"
  • Thursday, April 16 @ 2pm E- Terry Hutchinson: "American Magic's Quest for the America's Cup"
  • Friday, April 17 @ 10am E - Mike Kuschner: "Home Fitness by Sailing Performance Training"
  • Friday, April 17 @ 2pm E- Jon Partridge and Todd Riccardi: "Dinghy Sailing Isn’t Dead - Driving Participation Through Modern Inspiring Sailboats" 

US Sailing has cancelled this year's Adult Sailing Championship.

The event is currently planned to resume in 2021 in Kemah, TX.


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If you are a member of SAYRA you can LOGIN and at and go to MEMBER ONLY tab > Club Directory (will show all clubs & contact information) or MEMBER Directory (will show all current members)! There is also a PDF of all the CLUB Contacts so you can 'print' your own booklet!