BROAD BAY SAILING ASSOCIATION
Training

Scheduled Training Events

    • Saturday, January 18, 2020
    • Monday, March 23, 2020
    • 4 sessions
    • Various
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    Broad Bay Sailing Association (BBSA)  2020 Winter Training Package:

    Sign up for Four Training Seminars with One Registration

    Overview

    18 January (Saturday 0830-noon)                                                 Trim to Win: A Modern Guide to Sail Trim Presentation               Virginia Room, Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center, (next to Nauticus/ Sail Nauticus)                                         Detailed information at: https://broadbaysailing.org/event-3672677 

    29 February (Saturday 0800-noon)                                      RACING RULES MADE EASY Presentation                                   Old Dominion University – Constant Hall                          Detailed information at https://broadbaysailing.org/event-3608880    

    10 March (Tuesday 6-8 PM)                                                       Tides and Currents for Sailing Presentation                                 Bold Mariner Brewing Company,  Ocean View, Norfolk   Detailed information at  https://www.broadbaysailing.org/event-3685415 

    23 March (Monday 6-8 PM)                                            Spinnakers, Double Head Sails, Off Wind Sailing Presentation   Bold Mariner Brewing Company,  Ocean View, Norfolk   Detailed information at  https://www.broadbaysailing.org/event-3685422 

    Prices:

    BBSA Members  -  $45.

    Non- Members   - $65.

    New Member Special - $25.                        Join BBSA ($45.) and attend the  four Seminars for $25.            This is only for members that join BBSA for the first time in 2020.



    • Saturday, February 01, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • Norfolk Yacht and Country Club

    OPEN TO ALL and also meets US Sailing requirements for Club Race Officer certification or renewal. Testing is optional, but required for US Sailing Club Race Officer certification.  On line registration and detailed info is available at:  https://www.ussailing.org/competition/rules-officiating/resources/find-a-seminar/race-officer-seminar-calendar/ .

    US Sailing instructors, John McCarthy and Jerry Thompson will be teaching the seminar.  Early registration is recommended since spaces are limited.

    Drinks, snacks, and lunch will be provided for an additional cost of $20 per registrant payable at the door prior to the beginning of the course. There will not be time for participants to go off site for lunch due to the length of the course.


    • Saturday, February 29, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • ODU Constant Hall
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    THE OTHER HALF OF THE STORY:  MARK ROUNDINGS & OBSTRUCTIONS

    PLUS A BONUS SECTION ON STARTS AND BARGING

    Last year we covered Right of Way rules plus Proper Course.  This year we'll close the loop with mark rounding scenarios plus problems occurring at obstructions. Also, we'll deal with starting situations and, of course, everyone's friend... barging.


    Instructor - John McCarthy (US Sailing Race Officer, Instructor, and Judge)


    Schedule:

    - 0800 to 0850 Check-in / Refreshments - Complimentary Coffee, Doughnuts, and Bagels. 

    - 0900 to 1200 Racing Rules Presentation with Q&A. 


    Registration will open after the first of the year is NOW open!!

    • Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Bold Mariner Brewing Company (upstairs Conference Center), 1901 E. Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503
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    Tides and Currents for Sailing Presentation

    Featuring  Speaker: Jeff Rogers, Old Point Comfort Yacht Club Pointer Maritme University (PMU), owner S/V Halaha.

    Tuesday March 10, 2020 from 6 PM to 8 PM    

        6:00-6:30 PM  - Check in / Pizza & Beer

        6:30-8:00 PM  -  Tides and Currents for Sailing Presentation         

    Location: Bold Mariner Brewing Company (upstairs Conference Center), 1901 E. Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503 

    $5.  BBSA Members

    $10.  Non-Members

    It is a fabulous presentation for racers and cruisers, discussing 

       - the impacts on tides and currents on sailboats

       - how tides and the size/shape of body of water affect currents in different locations

       - predicting currents

       - and more

    Limited Seating.  

    • Monday, March 23, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Featuring speakers Austin Power and Allan Terhne from North Sails
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    Broad Bay Sailing Association (BBSA) presents:

    Spinnakers, Double Head Sails, and Off Wind Sailing Presentation

    Featuring Speakers: Austin Powers and Allan Terhne from North Sails

    Location:  Bold Mariner Brewing Company (upstairs Conference Center),  Address:  1901 E. Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503 

    When: Monday March 23, 2020   

    Schedule:

    6:00 - 6:30 PM – Check-in, Pizza, No-host Beverages from Bold Mariner

    6:30- 8:00 PM – Spinnakers, Double Head Sails, Off Wind Sailing Presentation Presentation  / Q&A

    Registration:

    $10 BBSA Members

    $15 Non-Members

    Includes a couple slices of pizza with registration

    Please arrive early enough to get a beverage and some pizza,  check-in and get settled into you seat before the seminar starts.

    Limited seating.  Register early to guarantee your seats


"Broad Bay Sailing Association" is a non-profit organization. Virginia Beach, VA 23454

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