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  • Yacht Maiden

    The racing yacht Maiden carried the first all-female crew to sail around the world in the 1989/90 Whitbread Race. The 2020 visit to Long Island Sound has been cancelled because of the coronavirus.

  • JSA Race Week at Cedar Point YC

    Lasers and Club 420s competed for two days at Cedar Point YC in July

  • Law Trophy Regatta

    The Law Trophy Regatta invited top performers in the Club 420, Laser and Feva classes for a two day competition at Indian Harbor Yacht Club in July

  • JSA All-Instructor Symposium

    Over 200 sailing instructors received tools, tips, training and techniques in June at Larchmont Yacht Club


  • JSA Performance Clinic

    The JSA’s Performance Clinic for Club 420s, RS Fevas and Lasers (Standard and Radial) was held at Stamford Yacht Club for two days in June

  • McIntyre Team Race

    Nine teams traveled to SUNY Maritime in July led by coaches Brian Clancy (Head Coach Cornell), Ben Mohney (Ass’t Coach Hobart & William Smith), and Greiner Hobbs (Hobart & William Smith graduate).

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    • Jibe Talk

      September 7, 2020 | by

      Briggs Cunningham Inducted into National Sailing Hall of Fame

      The Junior Sailing Association of Long Island Sound is pleased to acknowledge Briggs Swift Cunningham’s induction into The National Sailing Hall of Fame as a ... read more »

      August 22, 2020 | by

      Junior Sailing during Fall 2020

      We expect a variety of junior sailing sessions will be available in Western Long Island Sound during the fall season of 2020. Here are some that we know about ... read more »

      August 13, 2020 | by

      Make Your Nomination for the JSA of LIS 2020 Special Awards

      Annually the JSA of LIS awards several special trophies that celebrate people and programs that are strong role models among the JSA member junior sailing ... read more »

      Towing Blue Jay Dinghies 1956
      August 3, 2020 | by

      Junior Sailing Memories From ‘Long Ago’ – New York Yacht Club Junior Day

      Briggs Cunningham towing a string of Blue Jays from Pequot YC in 1956 The Summer of 2020 has been both a challenge and a different experience for our junior ... read more »

      Dave Perry Image
      July 1, 2020 | by

      Dave Perry Inducted into National Sailing Hall of Fame

      The Junior Sailing Association of Long Island Sound congratulates Dave Perry on being inducted into The National Sailing Hall of Fame as a member of the Class ... read more »

      May 27, 2020 | by

      Summary of May 21 Town Hall Meeting

      The virtual town hall meeting on May 21 was well attended by over 90 persons. The meeting summary is now available here. Included in the summary are these ... read more »

      May 22, 2020 | by

      JSA of LIS Racing Formats for Summer 2020

      To JSA of LIS Member Program Leaders, We want to alert you to some important changes that will impact the JSA racing format and schedule for this summer. ... read more »

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      Sat, Sep 19 2020
      Dinghy Shop Fall Series - Amityville NY - Laser/Aero/Opti/Skiff/Sunfish
      Rhode Is. Club 420 Championship - Sail Newport
      Safe Powerboat Handling + Launch Tender - Bronx
      Safe Powerboat Handling - Bronx
      Sun, Sep 20 2020
      Rules at Marks & Obstructions - webinar series
      Mon, Sep 21 2020
      Fall Sailing Practice - various dates & sites
      Wed, Sep 23 2020
      JSA Annual General Meeting - NEW DATE - LYC
      Fri, Sep 25 2020
      Level 1 Instructor Course - online ten days
      Sat, Sep 26 2020
      Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling - Bronx
      Club 420 Regattas - WFC
      Fri, Oct 2 2020
      USODA Atlantic Coast Championship - LYC - Optimist
      Sat, Oct 3 2020
      I420 Atlantic Coast Champs - IHYC