Monday, Feb 18

Bob Dalecki will show us what is was like in the IUP sailing club “back in the day” and he will share some slides of recent sailing in the Chesapeake.

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Spring 2013 – New Member Welcome

Can you help spread the word? The IUP Sailing Club is beginning its second semester <strong>with boats!</strong>  We’ll introduce new members to sailing basics in a classroom this winter and then get out on the water at Yellow Creek as soon as the lake thaws!</p> Click on the image to download a high-resolution version for…

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IUP Sailing A Club Sport

The sailing club has now officially changed from being a recreational club to being a club sport. We will still recreate! And our mission includes introducing new sailors to this wonderful activity.  As a club short we will be pursuing membership in MAISA,  and the opportunity for advanced sailors to compete in regattas. IUP GUIDELINES…

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Constitution Changes

The club voted earlier this month to change its required officers and to pursue MAISA membership.  We met with Peter Shoop, IUP Assistant Athletics Director, about changing our club status to allow this. A revised constitution was approved unanimously: SailingClubConstitution-approved revisions 2012-10-08.doc

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Sailing Club – First Sail, Sept 9, 2012

The new IUP Sailing Club launched our JY15s this past Sunday.  We had 10 students participating, taught by our club’s instructors and some other experienced sailors who came out to assist for the day.  Follow us on this blog, find us on Facebook or email iupsailingclub@gmail.com for more information. 

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Sailing Club – This Week

Wednesday – 8pm, Leo 105 Welcome meeting.  We’ll introduce/review basic wind-awareness and boat handling.   Sunday – carpool from HUB circle – noon Drive out to Yellow Creek to launch the club sailboats for the first time.  We’ll have volunteer instructors to help get you learning on the water, even if you have no prior…

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IUP Has Sailboats

Thanks to the Coop, the IUP Sailing club now has boats.  With the help of a Wind and Water Boatworks of Butler, we identified a YMCA Camp near Somerset that was renewing its fleet. Below you can see the inspection of the new “fleet”; the loading; and the boats at their new home on the…

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