Sailors, Level Up!

IUP Sailing Club offers you the chance to pursue your official, US Sailing Small Boat Certification.  You can get started by pursuing your crew-level badge from the sailing club; then level up to “IUP Skipper” before taking the US Sailing certification challenge. Read US Sailing Start Sailing Right or view the sailing club slideshows – Sailing…

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IUP Sailing – Get on Our Radar

IUP Sailing uses several platforms to share information and keep members involved.            If you want general information and reminders, please sign up on the email list Weekly sailing plans are updated via email and Facebook.  Please like: https://www.facebook.com/groups/IUPSailing/ Event times and changes (including Sunday sails, weather reports, etc.) use GROUPME: https://app.groupme.com/join_group/25081544/WMY2vu We’re on Twitter too,…

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2017 IUP Messabout

Thanks to the sailors from Penn State Erie and Pitt who traveled to YC for our Messabout Regatta this weekend. Congratulations to Penn State … and to all those who braved the strong winds. (You may be interested in the data from the weather station at the base of the park windmill). Thanks also to…

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US Sailing Certification – 15 Skills

IUP community members can join the Sailing Club to learn how to sail. Dues are modest. During warm weather, the club enjoys sailing each Sunday at Yellow Creek State Park.  Winter is a great time for “Shore School.”  Have a look at this slideshow and come to a meeting (Thursdays, 8pm, HSS 112). This slide…

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IUP Recognizes Corinthian Sailors

The IUP Sailing Club recognizes the Corinthian spirit as inherent to good sailing and good citizenship. Each year it may recognize one or more members as models of that spirit. Seniors Karl Richter (Safety Science) and Philip Dorn (Hospitality Management) received the innagural award in May 2016. According to US Sailing, “The Corinthian Spirit” entails…

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IUP Messabout with Gannon and Pitt

On Sunday 9/27, sailors from IUP, Gannon University and the University of Pittsburgh converged on Yellow Creek Lake near campus to enjoy a day of racing and camaraderie.  The Messabout took place at the Yellow Creek Sailing Base and was co-sponsored by the non-profit Friends of Yellow Creek.    Eleven sailors from IUP participated: Phil…

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Happy end of semester

  The sailing season this spring was shockingly short — with ice on the lake into April!  But hearty souls don’t mind getting their feet wet in the frigid water.  Have a great summer, sailors.  If you live in the area, and are certified, remember you can use the club boats.  Graduates, alumni … remember…

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Welcome Back – Feb 5, 8pm

Interested students are invited to a welcome back meeting by the IUP Sailing Club, Thursday, Feb 5th at 8pm in Leonard 110. Find out about learning to sail this spring with IUP’s club. Students can also travel to compete in collegiate regattas.  Experienced sailors and beginners are welcome As a special treat, this meeting will…

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