US Sailing Small Boat Instructor Training Courses Level 1 and 2

To: Junior Sailing Program Leaders and Instructors

From: US Sailing Regional Training Coordinators (RTC’s) in the Long Island Sound Region

Subject: Registering for US Sailing Small Boat Instructor Training Courses Level 1 and 2

ALERT FOR ALL INSTRUCTORS WISHING TO BECOME CERTIFIED AS US SAILING SMALL BOAT LEVEL 1 OR LEVEL 2 INSTRUCTORS

US Sailing has begun to post Levels 1 and 2 Small Boat Instructor Training Courses on the US Sailing website. These courses often fill quickly! Instructors and Program Leaders are encouraged to frequently visit the website  http://www.ussailing.org/education/calendar , not only to check the available courses, but also to read carefully the course descriptions. Registration for courses is done through the calendar.

The following courses are scheduled in the western Long Island Sound region including the counties of Fairfield CT, Westchester, Bronx and Nassau NY. These courses will be posted on the US Sailing website during December 2016 and January 2017. Be sure to alert your instructors to watch the US Sailing calendar for the posting of the course that fits their schedules.

Small Boat Level 1 Courses: 2017
April 10-13 American Yacht Club, Rye NY
April 10-13 WaterFront Center, Oyster Bay NY
May 26-29, Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, Oyster Bay NY
May 26-29, Pequot Yacht Club, Southport CT
May 26-29, Longshore Sailing School, Westport CT
May 26-29, New York Athletic Club, Pelham NY
May 26-29, Centerport Yacht Club, Centerport NY
May 26-29, WaterFront Center, Oyster Bay NY
May 30- June 2, Norwalk Yacht Club, Norwalk CT
June 3-4 + June 10-11, Pequot Yacht Club, Southport CT
June 5-8, Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Greenwich CT
June 13-16, Sound Waters, Stamford CT
June 15-18, SUNY Maritime, Bronx NY

Small Boat Level 2 Courses: 2017
June 5-6, Larchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont NY
June 7-8, Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, Oyster Bay NY

Your Regional Training Coordinators are Joan Lawson and Mary von Conta, who are happy to answer questions you may have or refer you to a source that has the answers you need:
– Joan is the RTC for courses on Long Island and can be reached at Joan.Lawson@gmail.com or 516-742-2574.
– Mary is the RTC for courses in Westchester and Western Connecticut and can be reached at mvonconta@optonline.net or at 203-259-9588.