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From Colorado to College – Some words of advice from a homegrown collegiate sailor

Author: Makalynne Dyer, Freshman, Old Dominion University. When I think of Colorado the first 5 things I think of are mountains, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and rock climbing. None of which involve water. So, when you tell anyone you’re a sailor from Colorado you’ve got some explaining to do. Being a sailor from Colorado is an automatic [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on From Colorado to College – Some words of advice from a homegrown collegiate sailor

Direct From the Source – Cameron Holland on the 2017 Orange Bowl Regatta

1/18/18 Update: Cameron had an incredible regatta at the Atlantic Coast Championships and finished 24th out of 93 boats with an 8th place finish in the mix. Cameron sailed really well at ACC, with a best finish of 8th. The last race he hit someone on the start line and had to do turns before even [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Direct From the Source – Cameron Holland on the 2017 Orange Bowl Regatta

What Does it Mean to Be a CSC Volunteer?

Instead of taking our word for it, we'll let you hear from one of our amazing volunteers yourself. Let us introduce you to David McGraw. He is enthusiastic, passionate, empathetic, dedicated and we could not be more thrilled to have him as part of the CSC family. Here's what it means to be a CSC [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Does it Mean to Be a CSC Volunteer?

An Ode to Our Junior Instructor Volunteers

At Community Sailing, we have 5 Full-time Instructors and 2 Shore Directors at each location. In addition, we have upwards of 30 volunteer junior instructors who assist us in all tasks we carry out throughout our day of summer camp programming. This team of 11-16 year old "JSITs" are not only experienced sailors but they've [...]

By | July 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on An Ode to Our Junior Instructor Volunteers

Outreach In Action

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of hosting a young group of leaders who work with the ELK program. Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) is a group that focuses their efforts on inner-city or at-risk youth to engage them in new experiences to expand their relationship with learning and stimulates young minds [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Outreach In Action

Casino Royale Gala Recap

Wow... what an incredible evening! Folks from all over the metro area joined us to celebrate our 18th Annual Casino Royale Spirit of Sailing Gala on April 22. We explored a new venue, new theme and we think (well at least we heard that) everyone enjoyed it. The Denver Art Museum provided a beautiful atmosphere [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Casino Royale Gala Recap

“Tuesdays Sound Like Yellow…” and other fun recipes from the St. Petersburg, Valentine’s Day Regatta

  Want to know how to have a great regatta weekend? Simply follow this recipe: Recipe For a Great Regatta Weekend Ingredients: 5 ripe sailors 7 seasoned parents 1 very patient older sister 2 coaches 5 square boats 1 RIB 1 lb of pretzel “bities” 4 boxes of Gushers 5 delicious looking fruit cups* 2 lbs [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “Tuesdays Sound Like Yellow…” and other fun recipes from the St. Petersburg, Valentine’s Day Regatta

It’s not what you know…

As we gear up to head to sunny St. Petersburg for our first Opti regatta of the season, I can’t help but laugh as I flashback to just two weeks ago, when this mountain felt like it might be impossible to climb: To myself: “We still need a coach boat. How is it possible that [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s not what you know…

2016 Race Season Wrap-Up

So there you have it. With the home stretch of the fall 2016 racing season upon us, this team of delightful sailors has not only endured immeasurable change over 6 months, but also done so with a great deal of grace and tenacity. Change Happens: At least at the surface it’s easy to see how [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2016 Race Season Wrap-Up

Summer Check In!

It’s week seven of sailing camps, which means Community Sailing is over halfway finished with our summer. We couldn’t have asked for a better year thus far. With a handful of changes that are helping shape our camps and race team we have nothing but a fabulous season to look back on and look forward [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|CSC News|Comments Off on Summer Check In!