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Originally delivered on 11/19/2021 10:00 am

SUBJECT: SAYRA e-Newsletter November Issue

November notes

Busy time of the year for our sailing families and club leadership as we work towards a transition plan for 2022.  Few key items just to update you. 

  • SAYRA Special Awards - nominations are due by December 1st, more details HERE
  • SAYRA Club Jr All-Stars - Back again this year each club can submit a nomination for a female and male Jr All-Star award. One submission per SAYRA Club. Deadline December 10th - SAYRA JR ALL STAR SUBMISSION
  • Club 2022 Invoices will be sent via snail mail the week of December 6th. We will include in this mailing your 2021 Club Directory profile for any updates. Please double check emails, names and club contacts. 
  • Calendar 2022 - we are currently accepting any OPEN event schedules for the SAYRA calendar.  Please email them directly to 
  • National Sailing Program Symposium Schedule & Event details are posted online. SAYRA discount expires December 1st and any club that is a Patron $1000, Benefactor $550 or Supporting $350 Member gets a discount on one registration. More Details at US Sailing Membership
  • SAYRA AGM details and schedule will be posted early December but the highlights include:
    • SAYRA Committee meetings will be virtual January 17th - 24th. 
    • Annual Meeting will be January 30th at the DeSoto Hotel in Savannah the morning after the closing of the NSPS event. We are piggy backing on the event space to maximize the opportunity for SAYRA leadership to participate. 

As you look forward to Thanksgiving, please know that the SAYRA Exec Com is thankful for all SAYRA Sailors and the Leadership at every organization that keeps sailing going in our region. Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving! 

SAYRA Leadership

US Sailing National Coaching Symposium

The (Virtual) National Coaching Symposium is back! This year’s event, on December 14th and 15th, is open to all US Sailing members and features content from some of the top coaches in the country. This year’s lineup is headlined by sailing luminaries Paul Cayard and Luther Carpenter, and features presentations by a number of experts in the field of coaching including Kristen Dieffenbach, President of the US Center for Coaching Excellence. There are also opportunities to register for interactive webinars with subject matter experts like Dave Perry and Dr. Tim Herzog.

Agenda and how to register:   

CALL for 2022 Course Hosts

Schedule your 2022 US Sailing Small Boat Courses Today!
2022 is just around the corner, sign up to host a course next year and get ahead of the game. US Sailing is deeply grateful for all our course hosts and hopes that you will consider hosting again in the New Year. Once you've identified dates for the course you are interested in, complete the host a course form.

Small Boat Course Offerings

Online Host a Course Form

Questions? Contact

2022 SAYRA Calendar

Submit your OPEN events to the SAYRA Calendar for uploading to 

Graphics, registration links etc. can all be added at a later date.

CRW22 - Never to early to start your planning! Volunteer information HERE

SAYRA Events (email to
Saturday, November 20
LMYRA - Fall Island #8
Saturday, November 27
CORA - Turkey Regatta
Saturday, December 4
LMYRA - Fall Island #9
Thursday, January 27
US Sailing - National Sailing Program Symposium
Friday, January 28
US Sailing - National Sailing Program Symposium
Saturday, January 29
US Sailing - National Sailing Program Symposium
Sunday, January 30
Thursday, April 28
Charleston Race Week 2022
Friday, April 29
Charleston Race Week 2022
Saturday, April 30
Charleston Race Week 2022
Sunday, May 1
Charleston Race Week 2022
Friday, June 24
BYSC - 56th Annual Low Country Regatta
Saturday, June 25
BYSC - 56th Annual Low Country Regatta
Sunday, June 26
BYSC - 56th Annual Low Country Regatta
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