Nikolay Barkov, the SEAS treasurer, will be moving to Seattle at the end of May. As a result, SEAS is looking for a member willing to fill the treasurer position through the end of the 2018 term. If you are willing to serve as treasurer or if you would like to nominate someone to serve, please contact the club Commodore, Craig Wilson, by noon Wednesday, May 9. Thank you for considering serving! You may contact Craig directly, or send him a message through the Contact SEAS link under "About SEAS" on the website.
To promote the appreciation of sailing and foster a community and culture committed to advancing both sailing and sailing education in the Juneau area.
It's time to be on the water and the next Sailor Talk will provide great info and discussion to prepare us all for the fun. It will be held Wednesday, May 2, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Northwind Architects 126 Seward St.
Instructors Jerry Dzugan and Nick Nickerson led participants in the Alaska Marine Education Association (AMSEA) boating safety course through a packed two days of learning and drills April 21-22 in Juneau. Among the more active sessions were mock use of fire extinguishers, working as teams to plug leaks that mysteriously sprung in a U.S. Coast Guard leak training trailer, and learning how to safely set off flares.
The SEAS Board would like to extend an opportunity for all members to participate in a recreational boating, cold water safety and survival course facilitated by the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) on April 21-22. The weekend course will be held at the UAS Tech Center at 1415 Harbor Way in Juneau. SEAS highly recommends the
class for sailors participating in the Admiralty Island Rally, the Spirit of Admiralty, and other races.
Leg 1 (Saturday)
Starting in Favorite Channel at 9:30 a.m. between the Committee boat and the North light on Portland Island (an imaginary line bearing 195 magnetic to, and within ½ mile of the mark), proceed north, keeping Strauss Rock to starboard, into Saginaw Channel, rounding Pt. Retreat into Lynn Canal, finishing in Funter Bay on an imaginary line bearing 62 magnetic, and within a ½ mile of Clear Point.