Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7:30 pm
Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Road, Cos Cob
Are you already dreaming of your next boat, but your old one is in the way? Sell it well and you’ll have more resources for your dream boat! Learn from a pro how to market and sell your used boat. David Fales also gives insights into selecting the right boat for you.
Over four decades on the water, David has owned a wide range of boats. He is currently a yacht dealer with Prestige Yacht Sales in Norwalk and is a freelance writer and a professional marine photographer for boating publications and the NY Sunday News offering “Portraits Under Sail” and drone-based aerial videos of sailing races.
His prior experience includes:
- Ten years as Associate Publisher of Hearst’s Motor Boating & Sailing Magazine
- President of a marketing agency for marine retailers
- Global distributor for Hearst’s Chapman’s Powerboating CD-ROM
- Co-Founder of Darien Sea Scouts Ship 53
Commander Bill Vernon invites all USPS members to join him dockside at Brewer Yacht Haven Marina, Harbor Drive in Stamford, for a barbecue to honor all those who have joined the squadron in the last year.
Sunday, Oct. 9, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Please call him 203-561-4776 to let him know you can attend. No charge.
Boating Courses Available from the Consortium
Once again, the Greenwich Sail & Power Squadron has joined with its neighboring squadrons to form a Consortium that offers a wide range of Power Squadron courses. Be sure to take advantage of one of these interesting courses on boating.
2016-17 Consortium Course Schedule
For a description of the courses, click below:
Consortium Course Descriptions
To find out about the popular America’s Boating Course (ABC) and the Practical On-The-Water (POTW) course, click the following:
Schedule of Consortium ABC and POTW courses
For a description of the ABC and POTW courses, click below:
Description of the ABC and POTW courses
The Consortium consists of seven coastal squadrons that have coordinated their educational offerings. From West to East, they are: Westchester, Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, Norwalk, Saugatuck, and Penfield.
The Consortium has a goal of presenting ALL USPS courses to members of these squadrons. Courses are open to any member of any squadron.
Every Tuesday during the summer we meet skippers where their boats are docked and leave at 6 pm. We explore the local sights – with an option to meet up afterwards with all boats for an informal meal. Skippers and crew should Sign up with Gordon