High School Sailing Team Race
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

High School Sailing Team Race

This will be a team race which involves not only skill but significant strategy. Our high school sailors will race 420s with 3 boats per team competing in matches with one other 3 boat team at a time. We will use 15 boats which allows 5 teams or ‘ colors’ for approximately 45-50 sailors and alternates. We will run as many races as time and weather allow.

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2018 Lecture Series - Evening with John England
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

2018 Lecture Series - Evening with John England

John England, who has worked in the boatbuilding industry for over 40 years, will share his experiences restoring the Elizabeth II, a replica of the barque used for Walter Raleigh's expedition to North Carolina in 1584. 

This lecture is free and open to the public, however a suggested donation of $10 would happily be accepted at the door in support of future lectures and workshops.

 

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Spring High School Sailing
Apr
3
3:30 PM15:30

Spring High School Sailing

High School sailing is open to all area sailors in 6th - 12th grade. The season is 8 weeks. Practice is twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30- 6:30 at the Apprenticeshop. Some sailing experience is required for spring sailing.

We host 3 teams:

Rockland Community Sailing (open to anyone who doesn't have a sailing team).

Camden Hill Regional High School 

Lincolnville Central School

 

 

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2018 Lecture Series kicks off with Douglas Brooks
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

2018 Lecture Series kicks off with Douglas Brooks

Douglas Brooks, boatbuilder, writer, and researcher, will be speaking about his personal experiences while apprenticing with some of the last Japanese boatbuilders, learning the art of their traditional craft. His latest publication, Japanese Wooden Boatbuilding, will be available for purchase following the lecture. Tickets are $10 per person available at the door, through the website workshop page, or contact the office at 207-594-1800 / info@apprenticeshop.org.

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Jun
17
5:00 PM17:00

Rockland Yacht Club Crew Match Party

ROCKLAND YACHT CLUB

CREW MATCH PARTY, NEW MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS, TUESDAY NIGHT RACES

www.rocklandyachtclub.org

CREW MATCH PARTY June 17, 2017
5- 7 pm Rockland Yacht Clubhouse at the Harbormaster’s Office

Looking to Get On a Boat This Summer?
Come to the Rockland Yacht Club’s Crew Match Party
It is time to go sailing and the upcoming Crew Match Party is just the place to find a boat, or find crew, if you have a boat and want helpers along. This free, festive gathering is designed to introduce boatowners to potential sailors, and want-to-be sailors to potential boats for the summer. Some of the boatowners are looking crew for the Rockland Yacht Club’s weekly Tuesday night races, but some others will be looking for weekend racing crew, or just weekend crews for day sails. And there may be others looking for crew for longer trips. You just never know what will happen at a crew match party, some come join the fun June 17. If you have questions contact pattidinse@aol.com or sailobsession@gmail.com

NEW MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS The Rockland Yacht Club has also announced a new, Junior Membership for young families to join. Membership cost are minimal for those under 40, and includes launch services. The club will also be hosting an open house in addition to the crew match party, so if you are just curious, come on cover! Bring your family and join us so you can get on the water this summer.

TUESDAY NIGHT RACES – All welcome! June 6 –September 12 2017The Rockland yacht club members invite local high school sailors to participate in the Tuesday night races. Sailors will be paired with boats that are racing with a minimum of two students per boat. This is a great way to experience big boat racing and have some fun. Races start at 5pm in Rockland Harbor and are followed by a BBQ at The Rockland Yacht Club in Harbor Park, Rockland. Plan on 4:30-7pm. *all boats (member or non- member) are welcome to join the races.
To sign up, contact Ken Pride athneaketch@gmail.com *you don’t need to commit to the whole season!

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