About Rich Malloy

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Upcoming Education Courses

Boating Course Book--315pxOnce again, our squadron has combined with other neighboring squadrons to offer an impressive list of USPS education courses. These included our advanced courses as well as the introductory ABC boating safety course. Click one of the links below to see the schedules.

ABC Boating Safety Course Schedule

Advanced Courses Schedule

 

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What the Commercial Maritime Industry Does for the Global Society

Screen Shot 2017-09-02 at 3.17.37 PMAt the Squadron’s September meeting, special guest Carleen Lyden Walker will talk about the Commercial Maritime Industry and its effects on Global Society. All USPS and GBYC members and friends are invited to enjoy this fascinating subject – with our usual light refreshments.

Carleen is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) leveraging off her experience as a marketing and communications professional in the commercial maritime industry with over 40 years of experience.  She specializes in identifying, developing and implementing strategic marketing and communications programs that increase the visibility and effectiveness of NAMEPA as well as the development of educational resources promoting marine environment protection.  She works to develop strategic alliances between industry, regulators and environmental groups to “Save the Seas”.

During her presentation, Carleen will present the value proposition of the commercial maritime industry, the operational and regulatory framework under which it operates, and the pathways for the public to engage with the industry in terms of education and jobs.

NAMEPA is a marine industry-led organization of environmental stewards preserving the marine environment by promoting sustainable marine industry best practices and educating seafarers, students and the public about the need and strategies for protecting global ocean, lake and river resources.

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America’s Boating Club

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This past June, the US Power Squadrons® officially adopted the name America’s Boating Club™. To introduce the new name, USPS has produced a video entitled, “Introducing America’s Boating Club™”. Two versions of the video are available: The full version lasts 3.5 minutes, while a short one takes only 30 seconds. The purpose of the videos is to arouse awareness, interest, and desire in adopting the safe-boating lifestyle and taking action by joining USPS.

Click the image below to see the 30-second video:

 

Or click here to see the full version

Lobster Party — Sunday, July 16

Don’t Miss the SquaIMG_2192.JPGdron’s Annual Lobster Party

Date: Sunday, July 16, 4pm

Location: Clambake area, Greenwich Point Park (Tod’s Point), Old Greenwich

Enjoy Capt’n John’s lobsters and clams (chicken available for landlubbers)

Spend a great summer afternoon at the Point

Bring family and friends!

Reserve a place before July 10: Email vicki@greenwichsps.org or call 914-714-1516

Price: Just $40 per person, including beverages (best deal in CT!)

Mail your check made out to GSPS to: 150 Southfield Ave #1201, Stamford CT 06902

 

Join Us at a Summer Raft-Up

Mark your calendars for one of the Squadron’s 2017 Raft-Ups

Dates: Saturdays, June 24, July 29, and August 26    

Location: La 41  00′  86″N,  Lo 073  34′  73″W

Enjoy your squadron mooring in Greenwich Cove off Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich.  

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What is a raft-up?  There will be an anchor boat moored at our mooring, and other boats come alongside and tie up. 

The main event will start at noon and all are invited to sail/power/kayak or hitch a ride to the mooring with a snack to share. Sail boaters should check tides/water depth and we can arrange to ferry you to the mooring from deeper water if necessary. 

No Boat?  No worries!  There’s room aboard.

Not a Greenwich resident? Let us know you’re coming and we can make arrangements with the Town.

Can’t get from shore to the mooring?  Call Dave 860-480-8222 from the Point and he will ferry you over.

Please email  GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com with your plans, or to request transportation.

  

Vessel Safety Checks

Vessel Safety Check stickerIs your boat safe? You can now have it checked for free. Certified Vessel Examiners of the Greenwich Sail & Power Squadron can perform a free Vessel Safety Check on your boat to make sure it meets the federal, state, and local requirements.

All boaters should have an annual VSC performed on their vessels to ensure that current requirements are met and all equipment is up to date and in good operating condition.

For more information click here. To schedule a Vessel Safety Check on your boat,
contact us at GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com or visit the U.S. Power Squadrons® website page.