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Commodore's Comments

Greetings all! I am not yet ready to complain about hot weather. Your board has been busy with their various duties as you will see in some of the articles below. Junior Sailing has begun; the 4th of July social is right around the corner and before you know it the 50th annual Governor's Cup regatta will be upon us. Bring a friend to the socials, and for that matter, to the Governor's Cup as I'm sure they will enjoy the activity. They may become our next member.

A concern has been brought to the attention of the board regarding pictures on our website. Participants of Junior Sailing and the Governor's Cup sign a waiver (for lack of a better term) that allows us to post pictures. However, we do not have anything in place for our members or guests.

2014 Junior Sailing



Once again, the Ware River Yacht Club is proud to offer sailing instruction for kids ages 8 and older. Our goal is to promote seamanship, sportsmanship and a lifelong interest in sailing to young people in our community.  We offer Optimists, Lasers, 420s and a 26ft keelboat for first-time and experienced sailors.  Wether you prefer racing or just want to sail for fun, you will learn a lifetime skill!

Schedule --
Session 1 -  June 23-27 (M-F) and June 30 - July 3 (M-Th)
Session 2 - July 7-11 (M-F) and July 14-17 (M-Th)
Session 3 - July 21-25 (M-F) and July 28-31 (M-Th)

50th Annual Governor's Cup Regatta - Aug. 2-3.

Pricing per session -- 
Members' children and grandchildren - $400 ($350 if providing own boat).
Non-Members' children and grandchildren - $500 ($450 if providing own boat).

Experienced sailor who wants more race experience?  Consider joinging the Ware River Race Team.






Please help keep this website current and interesting by submitting pictures, articles, announcements and other content.  If you are a board member or otherwise want to submit content regularly, then contact Lewis Biggs, the site administrator, so that you can get you the credentials and training needed to post materials directly to the site.  If you don't want to get your hands dirty, then just email the text of articles to Lewis Biggs for posting.  Pictures are great, and I can even set up slide shows of events.

We also appreciate your feedback and constructive comments.   Thanks, Lewis