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  • 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 »
  • JSA LIS Event Management Workshop 2021

    JSA Event Management Meeting 2019
    Unlike the 2019 edition displayed above, the 2021 JSA of LIS Event Management Workshop was held online May 18, from 7 - 9:15 PM. The resources from this workshop, including video / audio recording and slides, may be accessed on this resource page. Regatta chairs, race officers, regatta committee ... read more »
  • Empowerment for Ocean Advocates within JSA of LIS

    Calendar of upcoming 2021 activities for Ocean Advocates
    Ocean Advocates Update The image above shows a glance of what's to come in the coming weeks during our collaboration with Sailors for the Sea. Each week our Ocean Advocates team will be presenting a new challenge with different ways to become more mindful of our impact on the ocean. These weekly updates ... read more »
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