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Sailing event plans to raise funds for challenged sailors from San Diego. The Point Loma Yacht Club will host its Charity Bay Race in 18th August. The competitive sailing race starts in the noon and all sailors will be made to stick around post the race to take part in the open house party. They would be made to take part in the membership drive and charity raffle. The charity regatta will be a grand success as per the staff of Point Loma Yacht Club. The efforts will yield results to make challenged sailors to enjoy the pleasure of sailing. Funds will be raised by a raffle and quiet action. The members of Point Loma Yacht Club would be invited to give donations or request others known to them to do it.

The regatta would have 3 classes, namely A for non-spinnaker, B for spinnaker and C for Martin 16.the race starts sometime in the early afternoon and would be held in San Diego Bay. The starting point of the regatta will be close to the center of Harbour Island. Class A boats will begin first and then Class B and C respectively. The race committee will be there till 4 pm tentatively. The after race event and trophy distribution will be organized at the poolside at Point Loma Yacht Club as well as Marina Cortez soon after completion of all races.
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The new Safety at Sea Online course is launched by the US Sailing, the National Governing Body for the Sailing. The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee Chairman, Chuck Hawley, said that the new Safety at Sea Online course is a very good course for anyone interested in sailing right from the novices to the sailing experts.

It is made in accordance with the hands-on sessions offered by leading clubs and academies all over the country. The sailors have been asking for a course that they can take at their own pace and this is why the US Sailing came out with this online course. The sailors’ request for learning the skills from their homes and spending less time in the classroom has become a reality through this online course, said Hawley. (more…)