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The SBYC AC34 Committee in partnership with BAADS is honored to host Loïck Peyron in a festive gathering connecting the BAADS Awareness Regatta 2, and SBYC’s “Tour of the Teams” program. Join us as Loïck Peyron of Artemis Racing spends the day racing with BAADS Sailors while promoting “inclusive sailing” on board the largest fleet of Liberty Access and 303s in the United States. Loïck’s enthusiasm and admiration for the BAADS dinghy racing program is captivating and is sure to make this day memorable! Mark your calendar, Saturday May 25, 2013.
While the details and times are still being honed to a fine point, we anticipate the day to generally proceed as follows: Continue reading: French Sailing Legend and Artemis Helmsman Loïck Peyron takes on BAADS!
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. 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