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  • Skippers Who Have Qualified for JSA of LIS Championships

    The Skipper Names List associated with the 2016 Championships Qualifying Finish-Position List has been posted for the events through July 26.  You may view both listings on the JSA website https://jsalis.org/qualifying-2016-jsa-champs.   Additional skipper names will be posted a few days following ... read more »
  • Regatta Recap: Milford Yacht Club Hosts OPTISAIL 2016

    By Alan H. Liebnick, DDS “How long have you been racing?” It’s a question that always comes up among sailors. For the 35 young members of the green fleet that participated in Milford Yacht Club’s Optisail Regatta the answer is… since the summer of 2016!” In the early morning of July 27th trailers and ... read more »
  • How High Noon Became a Winning Team

    Article by Carina Becker in WindCheck Magazine here Experience is often seen as won of the keys to a successful sailor, one who knows the venue best or has sailed the boat the longest. The Young American Junior Big Boat Team had all odds stacked against them, little experience, no boat and teenagers ... read more »
  • Regatta Report: Area B Qualifier for Bemis/Smythe hosted by American Yacht Club

    Sailors started arriving at American Yacht Club on Friday evening for the Area B Qualifiers scheduled for Saturday and Sunday July 16 and 17. The top 2 sailors in the Laser Radial Class and top 2 teams in the 420, would qualify to sail at the Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego at the Championship in August. ... read more »
  • Team Races This Week at Noroton and Port Washington YCs

    This week Noroton Yacht Club (July 27-28) and Port Washington Yacht Club (July 29) are each be hosting Team Race regattas! Both clubs are hosting Optimist teams. Port Washington will also run team races for O'pen BIC's, and will have an optional two hour clinic in the morning . PWYC also has club boats ... read more »
  • Oakcliff’s High-Performance Acorn Program

    Throughout the summer, Oakcliff Sailing Center offers a series of clinics called the Acorn Program. Oakcliff’s philosophy is to develop every aspect of the sailor from technical knowledge and sailing skills to personal fitness and nutrition. The High-Performance Acorn Program lasted two weeks, from July ... read more »
  • Safety at Sea 2016

    Safety at Sea allows juniors to learn and practice safety-at-sea techniques on shore and on the water, while gaining insight into what offshore sailing has to offer. Larchmont Yacht Club will host the Storm Trysail Foundation’s Junior Safety-at-Sea Seminar on July 22. The morning began with a presentation ... read more »
  • JSA Champs Qualifiers Coming Up in 2016

    There are still plenty of opportunities to qualify for JSA Champs in the various boat classes.  Ask your junior sailing office to register you! Opti qualifiers 7/21 Opti Day at Larchmont Area B/C 7/22 Opti Area A at Douglaston 7/23 Opti Area B at American 7/27 Opti Area C with Green Fleet at ... read more »
  • McIntyre Team Race Champs 2016

    The McIntyre Team Race for the JSA was once again hosted by SUNY Maritime in the Bronx, NY. Thank you to the entire SUNY Maritime staff for hosting this event again and lending their facilities to the twelve teams in attendance. With up to seven members on each team accompanied by their coaches we had just ... read more »
  • Larchmont Junior Race Week 2016

    On Monday, July 18th Larchmont will be hosting their 90th Junior Race Week. This year, Larchmont is partnering with Sailors for the Sea, a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist regatta hosts in planning sustainable events. JSA of LIS continues to encourage regatta hosts to utilize this resource. ... read more »
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