Advanced Race Management Seminar

Scheduled for Saturday, March 18, and Sunday, March 19, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM at Macatawa Bay Yacht Club 2157 S. Shore Dr., Macatawa, MI 49424

The $95 seminar fee includes course materials, online testing and lunch on both days. Online registration closes on Monday, March 13th. Late registration (with additional $25 late fee) is available online through Wednesday, March 15th. No “day of” walk-ins accepted.This opportunity in West Michigan is currently open for registration on the US Sailing Web Site. Space is limited to 25 attendees and it is anticipated that it will fill well before the scheduled date.This two-day seminar is for those who have some experience with race committee participation and want to increase their knowledge of such topics as: organizing an event, regatta safety, writing the notice of race and sailing instructions, RC equipment, race committee preparations, setting the starting line, setting the course, starting, course changes during the race, finishing and scoring.

The course is also a requirement for becoming a “Certified Race Officer” or for those already certified and wishing to continue their certification status going forward.

Instructors: John Strassman, Hank Stuart

On-line registration: http://www.ussailing.org/race-officials/find- a-seminar/race- officer-seminar-calendar/