From Small Ships to Tall Ships, to the Great Lakes we go! By Jessica Servis & Windy Key Young sailors, big and small, participated in the Reach Simple Machine Scavenger Hunt at TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® 2016 Great Lakes Race Series … Continued
Sailing, Science, and Saving the World By Mike Gil I’ll never forget the first time I turned green at sea. It was the fall of 2007, and we just left Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, aboard what appeared to be … Continued
Racing, Outreach, and Education shined at LVACWS – New York Event a blog by Jessica Servis, Reach Initiative Manager, US Sailing Over 200,000 spectators lined the docks of Southern Manhattan Friday May 6th – Sunday May 8th catching a glimpse … Continued
On Friday, May 1st, 2015, Community Boating Center (CBC), the first designated Reach “Center of Excellence” hosted the first Reach mentoring session in an effort to have other programs learn from their success in partnering, program development, fundraising, and evaluation. … Continued
Recently, I came across the following email written by Elizabeth Bloom from King Harbor Boating Foundation based in Redondo Beach, California as well as the letter below from the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. I hope both will provided … Continued
By: Ryan Robinson, Executive Director, Community Sailing Center (CSC) and Jen Guimaraes, Associate Director CSC The Community Sailing Center’s (CSC) Floating Classroom is an educational program that uses sailing as a medium to teach science and stewardship. Our courses are … Continued
By: Marilyn Shapiro, Executive Director, Young Mariners Foundation Almost 70 campers attended both the Blue Water Bound Summer Sailing Camps and the Greenwich Young Mariners Sailing Program this past summer. They not only learned how to sail, but also received … Continued
US Sailing interviewed Sea Affinity Director Steve Maddox recently to learn and share creative ways educational programs are successfully implementing the REACH program. REACH utilizes sailing as an educational platform, challenging youth to embrace education, establish a love of learning and explore productive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) based careers.