Plan Ahead! Check out the 2015 TSA Youth Circuit Schedule
US Sailing Level 1 Instructor Course hosted at Lakewood Yacht Club – Are you interested in coaching? This course will help you become a safe, more effective coach. You must be 16 years old (within the calendar year that the course is being held) This is a 4 day, 40 hour intense course and you must be present for the entire course.
The dates are Friday, December 19 (starting at noon, lunch provided), Saturday, Sunday, and ending Monday, December 22. There are prerequisites so be sure to check those before you sign up. The Level One Class is now posted at http://www.ussailing.org/education/training-courses/ Also, please note that the current price is $350 (as of 12/09/14), but it will go up as the date gets closer.
United States Sailing Association Training and Courses
Small Boat Level 1 Instructor Trainer Course
Saturday –Tuesday, January 17-20 8:00am-6:00pm @ Pontchatrain Yacht Club. By Application only
The US Sailing Smallboat Sailing Level 1 Instructor Trainer Course certifies qualified US Sailing instructors to train Small boat Level 1 sailing instructor candidates to teach beginning sailing. The Level 1 Instructor Trainer Course is conducted by Master Instructor Trainers who are experts in the field of sail training. Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance. Application Deadline is October 31st, 2014. Application can be found here
One-Day Team Race-focused Umpire Seminar
Wednesday, January 21, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM. @ Southern Yacht Club. A test will be offered.
The Team Race Umpires seminar is tailored to high school, college and team race coaches and others who are interested in learning how to umpire at team race events. Completion of the course and the test meets one of the requirements for certification as a US Sailing Umpire. More Information Here
Club Race Management Seminar
Wednesday, January 21, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM @ Southern Yacht Club
The One Day Race Management Seminar is for people who want to learn more about best practices in running races at the local level, including high school and college events. Topics include organizing the event, writing sailing instructions, course management, starting, finishing and scoring. More Information Here
Welcome Aboard!With more than 40 member clubs, Texas Sailing Association works to promote and coordinate sailboat racing in the southwest. As part of the US Sailing Association’s regional structure, TSA serves sailors in Louisiana and Texas. TSA combines with Central States Sailing Association and Sailing Association of Intermountain Lakes to form Area F, one of US Sailing’s geographic divisions. Club representatives compete each year in TSA events for the right to continue on to Area and National championships. TSA also provides local access to US Sailing services, such as racing judges and the protest appeal process. Explore our site to learn more about Texas sailing events and programs. We hope you can join us on the water soon!