This fall, the Greenwich Squadron will join six other coastal squadrons to offer a wide variety of boating courses. From West to East, the members of this consortium are: Westchester, Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, Norwalk, Saugatuck, and Penfield. Any questions? Contact Susan Ryan, JN, email@example.com – 203-698-0441.
To obtain a PDF file listing all of the courses being offered, click the following link:
Consortium Schedule 2014-2015
The Consortium has a goal of presenting ALL USPS courses to members of these squadrons. Courses are open to any member of any squadron.
The Greenwich Sail and Power Squadron will host its annual Lobster Party at Greenwich Point on Sunday, July 13 at 4 pm. The main course will be provided by Captain John’s and will be accompanied by appetizers, sides and desserts as well as wine, beer, soda and water.
Reservations must be received no later than Sunday, June 29th.
For more details, click here.
As mentioned in the latest newsletter, the Squadron had an amazing boating class in May – with 26 students! Here’s a photo of the students during the chapter on PDFs. Click here to access the newsletter.
On Friday. May 9, Town of Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei proclaimed the week of May 17 as Safe Boating Week. This proclamation is part of a nationwide campaign to increase awareness of the need for safe boating practices. For more information, click the link for the National Safe Boating Council or sign up for one of our Squadron’s safe-boating classes.
Above are Squadron member George Friend, First Selectman Peter Tesei, Squadron member Leslie Napoleon, Greenwich Chief of Police Jim Heavey and two members of the Greenwich Marine Police.
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Commander David Cassuto welcomes new members at the Squadron’s recent Change-of-Watch dinner. To find out more about this and other recent events, Click here to see the latest copy of the Squadron’s newsletter.
Anyone wanting to qualify for the Connecticut Safe Boating Certificate is urged to take the Squadron’s next boating class on Saturday, May 17.
This one-day course given at Greenwich Point will give you all you need to know to pass the qualifying exam.
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It is that time of year for commissioning moorings, and in the process of commissioning the Squadron’s mooring in Greenwich Cove, we came upon some interesting tips from Old Greenwich Marine. Click here for more details.