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LMSRF New Sailor and New Rules Seminars – FREE at Crowley’s Yachtapalooza

LMSRF announces:

Lake Michigan Sail Racing Federation invites you to two seminars this Saturday March 21, 2009 at Crowley’s Yachtapalooza – Free! Forward this announcement around to your friends.

New Racers and What Crews Should Know 9:00-10:00AM
Learn how to get involved with sailboat racing and what it really takes to get a boat to the starting line.
by Glenn McCarthy

2009-2013 Racing Rule Changes 12:00-2:00PM
Learn about changes to the racing rules for 2009-2012.
by Dr. Warwick Coppleson & Glenn McCarthy

For directions and other seminars go to

20 March 2009 | Boat Shows, Hospitality, Racing Rules of Sailing, Seminars/Education | No Comments

Racing Rules and Sailing Sharp Seminars

Ted Jones announces:

The seminar is designed around the concept that knowing the racing rules of sailing, makes racing an enjoyable and safe contest while using one¢s skill, seamanship, and applying the principles of sportsmanship, and fair play.
The conversation will include all elements of a race and the 2009-2012 rule or rules that apply. Seminar handout material will be given to each participant. The event is open to all sailors, including those racing under one-design and handicap rating systems and in junior programs. The seminars are hosted by yacht clubs around the shore of Lake Michigan.
Facilitators include US Sailing Judges: Allan A. Teske, Robert Sargent, Nancy Glover, Ted Jones, Andrew J. Kiener, Dennis Bartley
The cost of the seminar is Twenty Five Dollars ($25.00). A lunch is included in the cost of the seminar and will be provided by the host club. The starting time for all sessions will be 09:00 local time and end at 16:00   Bring your rule book. New rule books will be available for sale.                        

Session dates and host clubs

1. March 7, 2009      Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club, Il. 773-334-7575

2. March 21, 2009      Waukegan Yacht Club, Il. 847-623-4188

3. April 4, 2009      Muskegon Yacht Club, Mich. 231-755-1414

4. April 18, 2009      Boyne City Yacht Club, Mich. 877 731 1422

5. April 25, 2009      Macatawa Bay Yacht Club, Mich. 616-335-5815

6. May 2, 2009      Columbia Yacht Club, Il. 312-938-3625


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Make the check payable to: Allan A. Teske, RR&SS Seminar
Mail To: 9900 South Longwood Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60643
Phone: 773-239-4440    email:

15 March 2009 | Racing Rules of Sailing, Seminars/Education | No Comments

ISAF Sailor Classification Commission To Hold Presentation At Acura Key West 2009

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ISAF announces:

The ISAF Sailor Classification Commission is pleased to announce that it will be holding a presentation and panel discussion at next week’s Acura Key West 2009.


14 January 2009 | International, Key West Race Week (KWRW), Racing Crew, Racing Rules of Sailing, Seminars/Education | No Comments

New Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-2012 Take Effect January 1, 2009

International Sailing Federation has free download online:


US Sailing has supplemental free downloads, but does not provide the rules online.

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3 January 2009 | Racing Rules of Sailing | No Comments

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