Serving Eastern Long Island Sound and Western Rhode Island
Annual Awards – Save the Date
Please save the date – the Annual ECSA Awards Dinner is November 12 at Pine Orchard Yacht & Country Club. Just six races qualify for the spinnaker class circuit and five races for the non-spinnaker! Pine Orchard does a great job – it’s a great time to reconnect before the holidays.
ECSA Participation Report 2016
Paul Risseeuw 6/23/43 – 11/27/15
It is with deep sorrow that we inform you that Paul Risseeuw passed away on Novemeber 27th, 2015.
There will be a memorial gathering on December 5th, 2015, 11:00am, at Pettipaug YC.
All are welcome. Some recent articles about Paul:
Save some money!
ECSA is now a member of the US Sailing MVP program. In a nutshell, you can save
• $10 for individual
• $5 for youth
• $15 for family
on your US Sailing membership if you sign up through this program. Regardless if you are current or prospective member of US Sailing, we encourage you to take advantage of the savings. To renew or join through our partnership program, sign up through this link: ussailingmvp.com/ecsa
In addition to your savings, ECSA receives a $10 credit ($5 for youths) for each of our members who join or renew as part of the MVP Partnership. We can use these credits to pay for US Sailing training and educational programs.
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Please consider a donation to our Grant Fund
ECSA is committed to promoting sailboat racing and one of our methods is the ECSA Grant Fund. It is designed to provide financial help to serious racers who are mounting a regional, national or international campaign.
If you are mounting a serious racing campaign, send the ECSA Board of Directors a letter explaining your campaign, plans and expenses. The Board meets monthly to decide which requests merit consideration. You can help by donating to the Grant Fund when you become a member, and you can do it on line.