Welcome to our 'Clubs' page.
News and information for sailing clubs, schools, and associations.
How to Plan and Organize your Summer Sailstice Event -
1. Choose the Type of Event:
From the Sailing/Events page select 'Create an Event or Plan'.
Host a race, cruise, rally, open house or whatever you like. If it's a members only event (maybe a race, cruise or regatta) and you're not inviting public participation select 'Demonstration'. If you're hosting a club open house or any event similar and inviting the general public select 'Public'.
Race: Cleveland Race Week (Demo Event) or Encinal Yacht Club Snipe Fleet Race (Public Invited)
Club Raft Up: Hunter Sailing Association Station #1 (Demo Event)
Club Open House: Keyport Yacht Club Open House (Public Invited)
2. Let Everyone Know:
Did you know that we have lots of downloadable artwork and prewritten content that you can use to promote your event? Take a look at the 'Organize an Event' page and follow the links to access everything you need. And if by chance we don't have what you need, let us know and we can probably create it for you.
3. Find Out Who's Coming:
When you create your Event, you'll see an column on the right side of your published event page. Send your Event page's url to your club members, friends and guests, and let them know they can RSVP directly to your event. That way everyone can see who's coming and be inspired to join them!
4. Get your crew decked out in Summer Sailstice swag:
Summer Sailstice 2020 T-shirts, Hats and Burgees are available online, and we offer discounts for Bulk Orders.
5. Include these fun options and Contests in your event plans -
Win a Forecast Package from Weather Routing Inc:
All you have to do is have your club's Summer Sailstice event on the Summer Sailstice global map before June 1st, 2020 and you're in the running to win the following package:
1. Forecasts throughout the event and an outlook provided before the event.
2. Forecast maps included with the forecasts.
3. SeaWeather.net account for the event for organizers
4. SeaWeather.net trials for participants
Weather Routing Inc. is also giving away 5 x individual Forecast Packages for sailors to use at any time after the Summer Sailstice weekend. Learn more...
Win a Navionics+ Chart for your Club:
If you’re hosting a group event for Summer Sailstice (or any other club event throughout the year), register the event with Navionics and invite all the boats to participate in recording important information for your local waters.
Using your boats’ chart plotters you will log your sailing area and Navionics will then use this information to create up-to-date charts. This is a great way to ensure safe boating in your area plus, by participating in a sonar logging event you have the chance to win a Navionics+ Chart.
Take a look at these before and after shots:
Navionics will send you everything you need for the boats to record the information, and when the recordings are returned to Navionics they are turned into new marine charts for that area. Get more information here or contact Tom Branch Jr. at Navionics.
Win a case of SailKote from Team McLube:
All you need to do is be Signed up for Summer Sailstice 2020, add your sailing Event and invite your participants to RSVP. The Event with the most Summer Sailstice registered RSVPs wins! Full Details Here.
'Summer Sailstice 2020 Raft Up' contest -
Sailing is fun, we all know that, and sometimes it's even more fun simply hang out with other sailors, and what's the best 'salty' way to do this? A raft up of course!
Organize a Raft up as part of your Summer Sailstice event, take a photo or two and send them in to enter the 'Summer Sailstice 2019 Raft Up' contest.
Need More Crew? Try Crew Connection:
This is the page to go to to find new crew or crewing opportunities. Connect with sailors and want-to-be sailors anywhere and everywhere. Go to Crew Connection.
Reduce your event's impact on the ocean and Organize a Clean Regatta:
Summer Sailstice partner, Sailors for the Sea (SFTS) has created the ultimate guide to helping reduce our impact on the waters we love to sail. By implementing any or all of SFTS's '25 Best Practices' you will be taking part in caring for the world's oceans and waterways Plus, if your event qaulifies as a 'Clean Regatta', SFTS will send a Sailors for the Sea burgee and a subscription to their magazine, Ocean Watch. Find out more.
Make sure no sailors are left ashore and no sails left unfurled on Summer Sailstice weekend.
Join the world and get your club fleet out sailing locally and we'll all celebrate globally.