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.