Charleston, SC, May 23-26. College of Charleston Sailing Assn. Instructor John Griffin. Contact John Griffin: email@example.com. Jensen Beach, FL, May 24-27, US SAILING Center of Martin County. Instructor Alfredo Sambolin. Contact Alan Jenkinson: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mooresville, NC, May 24-27. Lake Norman Yacht Club. Instructor Arn Manella. Contact Todd Chambers: email@example.com. Beaufort, NC, May 24-27. Friends of the NC Maritime Museum. Contact Brent: firstname.lastname@example.org. Biloxi, MS, May 29-June 1. Biloxi Yacht Club. Instructor John Gordon. Contact Tom Musselman: email@example.com. Sailing Counselor Course, Southeast United States and Puerto Rico, April and May A two-day course designed to prepare camp counselors and staff from community sailing and scouting programs to supervise small boat recreational sailing activities typically conducted on sheltered and protected waters. Seabrook, TX, April 13-14. Lakewood Yacht Club. Instructor Stephen Gay. Contact Marek Valasek: firstname.lastname@example.org. Rincon, Puerto Rico, May 4-5. rincon Sailing. Instructor Jeanne Sinclair; email@example.com.
US SAILING/POWERBOATING Safe Powerboat Handling A great course for those who operate whalers and similar single-screw powerboats including recreational boaters, sailing instructors, race committee and other on-the-water volunteers with some boating experience who want to learn the safe handling of small powerboats, or improve their on-thewater boat handling skills. A US SAILING Small Powerboat Certification is available upon successful completion of the course and satisfies the requirement for instructors seeking a US SAILING Level 1 certification. This is a two-day course with two full days; or a three-day course, part time each day; or the accelerated one full-day course. Fort Lauderdale, FL. April and May. Ongoing one and two-day courses. Best Boat Club and Rentals. Dean Sealey. firstname.lastname@example.org. (954) 523-0033 Southport, NC, April and May. Ongoing one and twoday courses. NC Boat Rentals, Southport, NC, Kevin Hennessey. (910) 279-2355 St. Petersburg, FL, April 12. University of South Florida. Zac Oppenheim. (727) 873-4597 Sanford, FL, April 13-14. 531 N. Palmetto Ave, Dock 1A Sanford. Guy Flick. (321) 689-4325 Kemah, TX, April 13-14, May 11-12, 25-26 (two-day courses). Gateway Community Boating Center. Capt. Lucy Newman. (281) 334-4606
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SOUTHWINDS April 2013