BAADS welcomes three new board members to fill the vacancies that occurred over the past four months. We welcome Eli Frank, Stephen Pendas and Kathi Pugh who will all serve until December when a general election will be held. Continue reading: New Board and Committee Members and AC Plans
Attention all BAADS racers, you are invited to race the premier adaptive regatta in the US, the Robie Pierce Regatta to be held May 30-June 2 at the American Yacht Club in Rye NY. Ideal 18 sailboats specially set up for crews of 3 (two disabled, 1 AB) are provided. There could be as many as 25-30 boats on the start line. The setting is spectacular. Meet and race with all of the best US disabled sailors and Paralympic teams. Experience first class, red-carpet hospitality by the American Yacht Club. A local AB is provided for crews of 2, or all 3 can be disabled. Contact event organizers if you need a crewmate and check out the event website for details at: http://www.robiepierceonedesignregatta.com.
Once again, this year BAADS has a presence at the West Coast’s largest all-sail boat show, Strictly Sail Pacific. We are looking for 2-3 people per shift to staff our booth. Sign up and view our booth schedule on our website baads.org/strictly-sail-pacific-watchbill.
This is your chance to represent BAADS at this amazing event, featuring tons of boats and gear, over 100 seminars, America’s Cup Pavilion, the America’s Cup Challenger 76 (where BAADS members Dan Leininger and Ray Duran regularly crew) Continue reading: BAADS at Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show Thu April 11 — Sun April 14
BAADS Sonar Team Alpha scored two first and two second place wins to clinch 1st place in the non-spinnaker division of the SBYC Island Fever winter regatta series. Team Alpha was crewed by several different BAADS members including Jim Thweatt, John Wallace, Dylan Young, Larry Young, Eric Roberts and Chris Childers, the Program Director of Treasure Island Sailing Center. Continue reading: BAADS Team Alpha Wins in SBYC Island Fever Winter Series
BAADS and South Beach Yacht Club (SBYC) are hosting the 2013 North American Combined Access Class Championships on September 3-6, 2013. Check out the International Access Class Association’s story on this, here. Registration and Notice of Race are available on the event website.