We are looking for used boat parts or any nautical items to be donated items and sold at our sale that will be used to raise funds for GRJSA.
Items to donate or consign would include (in good salable condition): Boats, life jackets & PFD’s, sails, boat equipment, lines, ropes, antique boat items, sailing clothing, foul weather gear, sailing shoes, boat parts, water skis, trailers.
Drop Off Goods:
Friday, June 14 from 4-7pm
Saturday, June 15 from 8-10am
Saturday June 15 from 9-3pm **Open to the Public**
GRYC – Garage
740 Lakeside Dr SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Please ask friends and neighbors if they have any items that they would like to donate to the sale. The GRJSA is raising funds to purchase new boats for their sailing program.
Any unsold consigned items need to be picked up by 6pm on Saturday. All donated items will be property of GRJSA.
Contact the East Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department to register. Online registration is not available for Sailing School.
Note a few corrections from the Summer Parks and Recreation Brochure:
- Session B Week 1 meets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday due to the 4th of July Holiday (not Thursday as mentioned in the Brochure).
- Opti-Expedition 1 is for Ages 5-9, not Ages 5-7.
Spring is right around the corner, and the Sailing School is kicking off its season with a “de-lovely” fundraiser. We’re sponsoring an evening on the town, starting with a cocktail party at the JW Marriott and a performance of the national Broadway tour of ANYTHING GOES at DeVos Performance Hall.
For more details please click on this link to preview your invitation: http://new.evite.com/l/7SH4DN3GQH
To order tickets contact Marnie Diehm at 616.546.0713 or email her at email@example.com
Sailing Instructors: Please join us for US Sailing Certification Level 1 Small Boat Instructor Training June 11 through June 14, 2013 at the Grand Rapids Yacht Club.
On Tuesday July 17th, Mlive.com featured photos of GRJSA lessons on Reeds Lake.
Shannon Ors rights her butterfly sailboat during a sailing lesson given by the Grand Rapids Junior Sailing Association at the Grand Rapids Yacht Club on Reeds Lake Monday, July 16, 2012.
Start planning now to head north for the 2012 Butterfly Nationals. This year’s regatta will be hosted by Crystal Lake Yacht Club on Crystal Lake in Frankfort, Michigan. Experience Pure Michigan sailing at its’ best. Crystal Lake is one of the most desirable sailing lakes in Northern Michigan. Crystal clear water combined with excellent wind conditions promises to make this the perfect setting for a great event. Great lakes. Great times. More to see.
BE SURE TO REGISTER BEFORE JULY 10TH TO SAVE $10.00. AFTER JULY 10TH THE ENTRY FEE WILL BE $85.00.
Log onto www.clyc.net/butterfly_nats.php for more information including online registration, entry by mail, regatta merchandise, location, lodging information and options. Mark your calendars now and plan your trip “Up North” in July.
The Notice of Race for the 2012 West Michigan Youth Sailing Association has been released:
June 29, 2012 at Gull Lake Yacht Club, Richland Michigan
July 13, 2012 at Spring Lake Yacht Club, Spring Lake Michigan
July 27, 2012 at White Lake Yacht Club, White Lake Michigan
Aug 3, 2012 at Macatawa Bay Yacht Club, Holland Michigan
Grand River Sailing Club in Grand Haven is bringing in John Rousmaniere, an accomplished sailor and author to do his Suddenly Alone workshop on Saturday, April 14 at the Spring Lake Holiday Inn. Rousmaniere participated on the official inquiry panel for the 2011 Chicago-Mackinac Race tragedy and will address the findings of their investigation. Please see the flyer for full details.
There is a special rate for sailors 18 and under. Before April 9, youth tickets are just $10.
Click the slide show to see larger images!
It was hot and windy for the first few days, and then the rain and light winds forced a cancellation of races on Friday. Congrats to all skippers and crew for their fine sportsmanship, courage, and sailing.
Junior Fleet Results
Open Fleet Results
More photos and News from the Grand Rapids Press (Mlive):
Butterfly Nationals Set
Local Sailor Makes Presence Known
Veteran Sailors Fair Well