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2021 Seminars

Seminar #1:  February  20, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  

AYC’s Bryce Dryden presents, Love & The Love of and for Sailing   Our love of sailing can take many different forms, though there needs to be a pure basic sense to establish a solid foundation to help ensure an enduring love of our beloved sport. Bryce is going to share the genesis and journey of his love of and for sailing, thereby potentially increasing your love of and for sailing.   

This event will be presented both face-to-face at the clubhouse and via Zoom.  There will be no registration. 

Click here for Zoom meeting  (meeting ID:  760 919 3676, passcode: 1950)

Click here for Zoom instructions and tips

Seminar #2:  March 6, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  

Ask Dave! is a a fun, interactive and educational session where Dave will explain the significant changes in the new racing rules that went into effect on January 1, 2021, and then will answer the participant’s rules questions for the remainder of the time.

Dave Perry is well known for his enthusiastic and engaging teaching style for sailors of all ages and levels, as well as highly respected for his deep knowledge of the sport of Sailing. He is one of the sport’s leading rules experts, serving on the US Sailing Appeals Committee and being the Rules Advisor for several recent America’s Cup teams and the US Sailing Team at the 2008, 2012 and 2021 Olympic Games.

Dave has learned how to bring his same engaging and effective teaching style to the Zoom platform, and is excited to work with the sailors and race officials at the Atlanta Yacht Club know the rules better so they are more confident in close-quarter action at the starts and around the marks, and so they can play the game at a higher level. Dave encourages sailors who normally crew to join us because knowing the rules better will dramatically increase their racing enjoyment.

Click here to listen to the recording of the Dave Perry seminar!  Use passcode: C?7d@=Bj.  Note: This recording is intended for the private use of the sailors from the Atlanta YC and invited viewers. This recording is not to be posted on social media platforms such as YouTube or facebook, etc. This recording will not remain on the Zoom cloud forever. It should be there for several months. It is recommended that viewers download the recording if they want to be able to view it in the future.

Click here to view the Chat notes from the session

Seminar #3:  June 26, 8:00 pm to 8:45 pm.  

Sailing Renegade:  Becoming a Live Aboard Cruiser! Members Jim and Amy talk about their journey of becoming live-aboard cruisiers - how they did it, what it's been like and what's next.  

Click here to view the Zoom - note that the presentation doesn't really start until about 6 minutes in, so skip ahead and enjoy.

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