US Sailing Training Events in January 2015

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

Galveston Bay Laser Radial Christmas Clinic December 20-21, 2014

The First Annual GBL (Galveston Bay Laser) Radial Christmas Clinic will be on December 20-21 in Upper Galveston Bay! The head coach will be Ryan Minth. All youth Laser Radial sailors are invited! (Sorry, no 4.7’s and no Full Rig!) This will be a great practice opportunity for those planning to race in the Miami Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta. It’s a BYOB (bring your own boat) Laser event.

For planning purposes, please contact Yolanda Cortes Mares (ymares@earthlink.net) if you are interested. More details will be forthcoming….