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Tampa Sailing Squadron is a private, member-owned sailing club located in Apollo Beach, Florida.
Members enjoy many activities such as club racing, regattas, cruising and many other social events.
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Women's Sailing

 

Women’s Sailing is open to all women at Tampa Sailing Squadron.  We share knowledge through monthly programs about all things sailing, enjoy and build comradery and friendships, and seek opportunities for sailing and crewing at the club. 

We meet monthly, usually on the first Saturday of each month, from 10am-12 noon.

We have several increasingly popular ANNUAL programs and activities:

·        “Share and Tell:  New Products and Favorite Gadgets”

·        Kayak Adventure – exploring the 2.5 mile Eco Trail in Apollo Beach

·        Christmas party - member hosted, festive, fun activities and covered dish.

Women's Sailing now has access to Sunfish sailing boats for sailing enjoyment and education.  They will also provide a fleet of small, one design boats for racing and competition.  If you are interested, please contact me to discuss.

We have 60+ women on our email list and are a very friendly, welcoming group. 
Most of our programs are planned and facilitated by club members. 
Come join us.
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Coordinator:   Lesa Dailey        
home:  (941) 776-0059     
cell:  (941) 713-5311
lesaYdailey@gmail.com


Usual meeting dates:  1st Saturdays of each month   

Usual time:      10:00 a.m. - 12 noon

Usual location:  TSS Clubhouse
To be added to the email list, please email Lesa Dailey



Women's Sailing
Program Calendar for 2018

 

Jan. 6       Presentation by Linda Schwartz of
                  Florida Women's Sailing Association

                         See http://www.fwsa.net

Feb. 3      "Best Cruising and Sailing Experiences"
                      Led by Francine Webb


March 3  "Meals for Cruising/ Foods"
                    Led by Sally Marcinek

               

April 14   "Weather  Wind, it happens.....but
                    Why?"
                  Led by John Horton

 

May 5    "Sail Repair / Sewing"
                 Led by Joe Benkel (retired Sailmaker)

                 MEN WELCOME

June 2   "GPS Navigation"
                   Led by Deb Doyle & Becky DeVillier

 

July 7     "Docking and ________" 
                   Led by Bill Cullen

“The Scary Stuff of boats and Docks” by Bill Cullen

Usually, docking is the most stressful part of sailing for all of us.  Come learn a few techniques to make it go smoother, and give you more control.  We will cover some of the topics in the classroom, and then we’ll take my boat out and practice a few of the maneuvers.  We will cover these subjects:  properly tying up your boat using the Pythagorean Theorem, in and out of a slip, springing off and on the dock in a breeze, using fenders properly, med mooring techniques, backing & maneuvering in tight quarters, picking up mooring ball and the right anchoring technique.

August 4    "Speaking 'Boat' - Learning correct      
                          terminology"  
                        Led by Emily Henke     

 

September 8   "Knots, Line Uses, Repair/Splicing"

                          Led by Matt Dalton
                          MEN WELCOME

October 6      "Storage Tips / Galley Management"
                      Led by Julie Stocksdale

 

November 3   " Share & Tell:  New Products and
                            and Favorite Gadgets"

                              Led by Becky DeVillier 
                                            & Sally Marcinek

                              MEN WELCOME

December 1        Annual Christmas Party. 

                              Hosted by:  Jeanne Antolchick