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Sailboat Racing


with Tom Brown

Calendar Apr 24, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course will cover the basics of yacht racing with an emphasis on local PSA Evening and Weekend racing.  The Racing Rules are discussed, as is boat speed, crew assignments, prep, and tactics. Move up in your fleet or simply discover a new way to get out there on your boat! Tom is currently the long standing  Race Committee's Principal Race Officer and brings many  years of experience racing at all levels from Clubs to World Class events.

Tuesday, April 24-May 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4 sessions 

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Sailing Fundamentals


with Tom Brown

Calendar Apr 23, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This four evening course will be a discussion on how boats and sails work, tips, sail trim and best practices.  Stories and Topics both past and present are welcome for analysis.  Those new to sailing as well as seasoned sailors will all greatly benefit from this course. Tom Brown is the long running Principal Race Office for Yacht Racing in the Seacoast.  He has over 40 yrs. sailing experience including racing at a very high level, has been a delivery and charter boat Captain, and a partner in a NYC adult sailing school.  He is certified through all levels with the American Sailing Association.  He is currently in management at Great Bay Marine.

Monday, April 23- May 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4 sessions 

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Walking Tour of Fort Foster


with Bob Gray

Calendar May 26, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Come and enjoy a walk through Fort Foster. On this tour you will see and learn about the history of the structures that are there now and see the sites of others that no longer exist. We will be walking a large part of the Fort, so please wear appropriate shoes. While dogs are allowed at Fort Foster, we ask that you leave yours at home for this tour. But be sure to bring your camera or cell phone. Meet at entrance of Fort Foster.

Saturday, May 26, 10-11 a.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $8

Walking Tour of Fort McClary


with Bob Gray

Calendar May 12, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Stroll with us through the grounds of this iconic Kittery fort and see and learn about it’s important features and people. While this tour is not long, the ground is uneven in places, so please wear appropriate shoes, and don’t forget your camera/cell phone. Meet at entrance of Fort McClary.

Saturday, May 12, 10 -11 a.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $8

Wonders of the Tide Pool


with Marilyn Ecker

Calendar Apr 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn some fun facts about the animals and plants of the tide pool and then take a field trip to “The mother of all tide pools”, located at Newcastle Commons in N.H.

Thursday, April 5, 6-8 p.m., 1 Session *Meet at Traip Academy

Saturday, April 7, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1 Session *Meet near the pier at Newcastle Commons

Course Fee: $15

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