Friday, March 28, 2008

US Sailing Race Officer Training and Certification

From our friends at the Milwaukee Yacht Club ---


Presented by John Strassman, US SAILING Regional Race Officer

The seminar is open to all, but space is limited, so registration and payment of the seminar fee ($55 for US SAILING members, $75 for nonmembers) is recommended. The seminar fee includes continental breakfast, morning/afternoon breaks, lunch and all workshop materials.
View the US SAILING website for registration and further information. Education, Race Offi cer Training, or contact the MYC Secretary, Rachael at 414.271.4455.
This seminar is sponsored by the US SAILING Race Management Committee and the Milwaukee Yacht Club. It is designed for people who have some race committee experience, but newcomers are also welcome. It will be held at the Milwaukee Yacht Club, will begin at 8:00 am
and end at 5:30 pm.

The topics covered include: RC objectives, RC responsibilities, sailing instructions, RC jobs, RC equipment, setting the course, starting system, starting penalties, before the start, during the race, fi nishing, and scoring. The changes in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2005-2008 that
affect race management will be discussed. At the seminar you will need your own copy of The Racing Rules of Sailing 2005-2008 (“RRS”).

Milwaukee Yacht Club Saturday, April 5, 2008 8 am - 5:30 pm
Milwaukee Yacht Club 1700 N Lincoln Memorial Drive Milwaukee, WI 53202 Phone: 414.271.4455

I have known John since I moved to Milwaukee and have worked RC with him on several events, the most recent last year's Louie's Last Regatta. John is a great guy and an excellent teacher. I hope to see you there!

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