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
Presented by: Joseph Sienkiewicz, Chief of the Ocean Applications Branch at the NOAA Ocean Prediction Center Thursday, March 19th 3-4pm Joe is responsible for forecast technique development and optimizing the use of ocean and satellite observing systems for … 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
By: Cindy Nickerson, New England Science and Sailing Executive Director, and Mary Ann Horrigan, NESS Program Director While sailing along in Captain Nick on a sunny October day with a cool, steady breeze, a student from the Bennie Dover Jackson … Continued
By John O’Flaherty, Executive Director, Community Boating Center India Point Park, Providence, RI Mastering upwind sailing or performing the perfect roll tack are noble skill sets for any sailor. The complexity of sailing creates a challenging, yet alluring drive … Continued
By: Mark Zagol, Sailing Program Director New England Science and Sailing February 2014 As I sit at my desk on this sunny, windy day I look out the window and can’t wait to get back on the water. Of … 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.