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Jay Ginter Memorial Day Regatta

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Time: 
Sat, 05/28/2016 - 09:30 - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 21:00
Where: 
Mayflower starting line

Leg 1 (Saturday) - Starting at 9:30 a.m. between the Committee Boat ( the last satellite earth station at the end of the Rock Dump) and the Mayflower Island Day Mark, proceed south down Gastineau Channel, then south across Taku Inlet, into Stephens Passage passing Grand Island to either port or starboard (Skipper’s choice), finishing at the entrance to Taku Harbor on an imaginary line bearing 030 magnetic to, and within ½ mile of the Grave Point Day Mark. Boats will dock/anchor overnight in Taku Harbor.

Spring Party

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Time: 
Fri, 05/06/2016 - 17:00 - 22:00
Where: 
Sandy Beach

It's time for the SEAS Spring Party!  It will be held on Friday, May 6th, from 5:00-9:00 pm in the shelter nearest to the parking lot (#1) at Sandy Beach.

This is a great chance to get to know your fellow sailors, find a boat to crew on or a crew for your boat, and just hang out and swap stories over a beer and a burger.  Bring something to grill or share.  Hot dogs will be provided.  If you bring beverages, remember--no glass bottles are allowed.

Sailor Talk #4

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Time: 
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:00 - 20:00
Where: 
Northwind Architects

The April Sailor Talk will be this Thursday, the 28th. It will take place at 6 pm at NorthWind Architects (126 Seward St). The discussion this month will revolve around the upcoming racing season, including both the SEAS Cup and the buoy races that will be held during the Maritime Festival. Information will be presented about rules, safety, communication, and other factors necessary to have safe and fun races.

If you are interested in crewing for the Admiralty Island Rally this summer (June 18-June25), this will be a good opportunity to talk to skippers and find a boat.

Sailor Talk #3

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Time: 
Thu, 03/24/2016 - 18:00 - 20:00
Where: 
Northwind Architects

Hello SEAS Sailors,

The third Sailor Talk of the season will be held next Thursday, March 24th, from 6-8 pm at NorthWind Architects (126 Seward St).

The presentation will be given by sailmaker and historian Louie Bartos, of Mariner Sails in Ketchikan. He will lead a discussion and demonstration of traditional sailmaking and rope making. He will also talk about the historical aspects of sailmaking, using examples from the 16th century forward, including the HMS VICTORY (1765), the VASA (1628), and the MARY ROSE (1545).

SEAS Sailor Talk #2

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Time: 
Fri, 02/26/2016 - 17:30 - 19:30
Where: 
NorthWind Architects, 126 Seward Street, Juneau

The February SEAS sailor talk is scheduled for this Friday, February 26th, at 5:30 pm. It will take place at the office of NorthWind Architects at 126 Seward Street. The SEAS race committee has established a proposed race schedule for 2016. This sailor talk will focus on all aspects of racing, including a discussion of the race schedule and options for a skipper’s choice race out of Auke Bay! The topics for the sailor talk will include:
*SEAS Cup schedule, Eligibility, Rules, and Race committee management;
*Admiralty Island Rally;
*GPS techniques for racing;

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