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  • Larchmont Yacht Club Optimist Day

    Larchmont Yacht Club held its Junior Race Week Optimist Day on Wednesday July 14th 2021. There was great weather but it was a rough day wind-wise with very little breeze. That didn't seem to bother the excited young sailors. They’re taught how to handle the occasional “dead wind” at a young age and know that ... read more »
  • 2021 Storm Trysail’s Jr. Safety-at-Sea Seminar

    Friday, July 16, was the Storm Trysail’s Jr. Safety-at-Sea Seminar at Larchmont Yacht Club! The seminar was open to junior sailors, who are at least 14 years old by the end of this year, from all JSA member programs. The Jr. SAS allows junior sailors and their instructors to learn and practice ... read more »
  • JSA of LIS McIntyre Team Race July 24-25, 2021

    Sail in JSA's McIntyre Team Race! If you enjoy competitive fleet racing, you're going to love team racing! The JSA of LIS Team Race Championship for the Malcolm McIntyre Trophy is a great opportunity for JSA sailors to develop team racing skills while having fun with their teammates. Gear up with friends ... read more »
  • Sail the RS21 Keelboat at 2021 Chubb US Junior Championship

    RS 21 keelboat on San Francisco Bay
    Eastern Yacht Club, Marblehead, Mass. is hosting the 2021 Chubb US Junior Championship from August 10th to August 14th. Three fleets will compete in boats provided by the organizers: quadruple handed in RS 21 keelboats (Sears trophy), double-handed in Club 420s (Bemis trophy) and single-handed in ILCA 6 / ... read more »
  • Laser 4.7 is a Good Transition Boat from the Optimist

    Girl sailing in 2019 Laser 4.7 World Championships
    What is the Laser 4.7 rig? (aka ILCA 4)? It is a Laser sailboat (aka ILCA dinghy) with the smallest of the three sail rigs. The Laser 4.7 uses a smaller sail with a different lower mast section. A Laser Standard (aka ILCA 7) or Radial (aka ILCA 6) rig can be reconfigured into a Laser 4.7 by changing the ... read more »
  • JSA of LIS Summer 2021 Media Editor

    Hello all, my name is Mia Solomon. I am very excited to be part of the JSA of LIS community as the summer media editor. For the next two months, I will be helping to run the JSA website (www.jsalis.org), as well as the social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (@JSAofLIS). I’d like to ... read more »
  • JSA LIS All Instructor Symposium 2021

    Unlike past year in-person events pictured above, the All Instructor Symposium on June 16 & 17, 2021, was virtual on Zoom, scheduled for two mornings, each with two hours of content: June 16 had one general interest track suitable for all June 17 had two tracks: one with topics for experienced staff, ... read more »
  • JSA LIS Head Instructor Workshop 2021

    Small Group at prior JSA Head Instructor Workshop
    Unlike past year in-person events pictured above, the Head Instructor Workshop on June 10, 2021, was a hybrid format: An in-person session at Larchmont Yacht Club enhanced exchange of ideas among head instructors and other program leaders, such as directors and senior staff A Zoom session enabled remote ... read more »
  • JSA LIS Preseason Clinic 2021

    Sailors enhanced their skills during a prior clinic The JSA of LIS Preseason Clinic for Club 420s, Fevas and Lasers (Standard/Radial/4.7) was held at Stamford Yacht Club for two days on Saturday June 12 and Sunday June 13, 2021. The clinic had sections for sailors who were: – Developing their skills after ... read more »
  • JSA LIS Spring Meeting 2021

    JSA Spring Meeting Audience
    Unlike past year in-person events pictured above, the Spring General Meeting of JSA member programs was held on Zoom during the evening of June 7, 2021. About 40 people attended on Zoom. We hope that many more may be able to benefit by viewing this archive of the workshop resources, including the agenda, ... read more »
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