Here are links to various resources dealing with safety and management of risk at sailing programs. These links are provided to encourage informative discussions of some options that may be available. If you have additional resources or suggestions that may be helpful to expand the breadth of helpful information, please contact the JSA of LIS office at 914-834-4202 or

Program Safety Practices
JSA of LIS has conducted a review of practices for managing risk and safety at its member club junior programs. Several examples of the anonymous responses in 2018 may be downloaded here.
– Gowrie Group has a sample Junior Sailing Program Safety Guide

Emergency Action Planing
– Practice and Refine Your Emergency Action Plan (US Sailing Symposium 2017)
– Is Your Emergency Action Plan Ready for Action (WindCheck 2016)
– Gowrie Emergency Action Planning for Sailing Organizations: Six Tips to Optimize Your Plan and Response

Powerboat Safety
– Instructor Training Requirements of the JSA may be viewed here.
– Propeller Guard Survey of Member Clubs (2018)

Capsize Recovery
– Club 420 Resources (report and video)

– Harassment Training for Supervisors
– SafeSport Handbook and Training

US Sailing Safety Resources
– A comprehensive review of safety resources includes reports on past accidents. US Sailing also has presented information about safety at its annual conferences

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