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Upcoming Events in the Southeast (Non-Race) Go to the Racing Calendar for regattas and local races. Go to Racing News for national and international regattas in the Southeast. • Educational/Training • Boat Shows • Seafood Festivals & Nautical Flea Markets • Sailboat & Trawler Rendezvous

LISTING YOUR EVENT

EDUCATIONAL/TRAINING

To have your non-race event listed, contact editor@southwindsmagazine.com. Email us the information (not just a link) by the first of the month preceding publication. Contact us if a little later (it most likely will get in). We will print your public event the month of the event and the month before. Rendezvous we print for three months. Events must be public events that are free, or nominal low cost. Other for-profit events can be listed for $35/month up to 150 words (text and title) for first month, $25 for second month. (If your for-profit event has a quarter page ad or larger, 200 word notice in this calendar is included.)

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary organizations throughout the country hold hundreds of regular boating courses on the various subjects. To find a course near you, go to www.cgaux.org/boatinged/class_finder.

New Port Richey, FL (in Gulf Harbors Yacht Club Parking Lot). Register at BoaterEducation.info

Boating Safety Courses— Required in Florida and Other Southern States Anyone in Florida born after Jan. 1, 1988, must take a boating safety course in order to operate a boat of 10 hp or more. Other states require safety education if born after a certain date. To see the laws in each state, go to www.aboutboatingsafely.com. The course named “About Boating Safely” and “America’s Boating Course (ABC)” both satisfy the requirements. They are marked below with two asterisks (**):

US SAILING INSTRUCTOR AND COACH COURSES IN THE SOUTHEAST (NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, MS, LA, TX) Go to the website for courses that might have been scheduled after our press date. For more on course schedules, locations, contact information, course descriptions and prerequisites, go to www.ussailing.org/education/teach-sailing. No courses scheduled in the southeast U.S. as of press date. Check the website, since courses are often added late. For learning-to-sail and powerboat handling courses, go to www.ussailing.org/education.

**Jacksonville, FL. Ongoing Mike Christnacht. 904-502-9154. mchristnacht@comcast.net. www.uscgajaxbeach.com/pe.htm. Classes at Captain’s Club, 13363 Beach Blvd. $25 including materials.

Small Boat Instructor Course Level 1 US Sailing Center of Martin County, Jensen Beach, FL, Dec. 28-31. Contact Joey Mello at jsail700@gmail.com. Instructor Alan Jenkinson.

**New Port Richey, FL. Ongoing. New Port Richey USCGAUX Flotilla 11-06 First Saturday of the month. 9am to 5pm. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Communications Building, 3920 Marine Parkway,

Rudder Club of Jacksonville, FL, Dec. 28-31. Contact Rich Brew at richbrew@att.net. Instructors Rich Brew and Holland Capper.

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US Sailing Center of Martin County, Jensen Beach, FL, Jan. 2-5. Contact Joey Mello at jsail700@gmail.com. Instructor Alan Jenkinson. Savannah Sailing Center, Savannah, GA, Jan. 3-6. Contact Carrie Rohde at carrierohde@msn.com. Instructor Lisa Downey. Davis Island Yacht Club, Tampa, FL, Jan. 20-23. Contact Susan Canonico at scanonico@admtwo.com. Instructor Allison Jolly. US SAILING YOUTH SAILING www.ussailing.org/racing/youth-sailing/juniorolympics/jo-calendar

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Southwinds December 2017  

A free, printed sailing magazine reporting on sailing in the southeast U.S: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Missi...

Southwinds December 2017  

A free, printed sailing magazine reporting on sailing in the southeast U.S: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Missi...