Points of Sail
April  2019 Newsletter
Welcome to the 15th Edition of the Treasure Island Sailing Center's Newsletter: 
" Points of Sail." 
Here you will find highlights of our current programs, upcoming events, staff spotlights, volunteer program, and activities. 
In the News
Sixty Six Year Lease has been approved! 

 This past month the SF Board of Supervisors approved our 66 year lease! Now we can plan and fund-raise for our expansion of new office and waterfront facilities. Thanks to everyone who has supported us through the lease process and showed up to speak on our behalf.

TISC is here to stay and is getting a makeover along the way!  
We hope you are a part of it!
Upcoming Events 
Summer Camp is filling fast!     June 10th - August 23rd   9 am - 4 pm  
Extended Care  Available  8 am - 5 pm
Our new manual will answer all your questions about our programs, policies, procedures, what to bring, and much more! All participants should review with parent/guardian before the start of their program. Download here.

Race Team Schedule
If your child raced with us last season, please register them for Race Team (Opti's and FJ's). We will have a dedicated Coach and volunteer crew helping us grow our Race Team this Summer. Three weeks of camp and four scheduled regattas, see schedule

Is your child looking to become a Sailing Instructor one day? We are offering a two week Junior Leadership Camp for sailors ages 14 and up.This intensive course will provide them the training and confidence to manage a younger group of students, teach them responsibility, leadership, advance sail training, equipment maintenance, and so much more. After their two weeks of camp, Junior Leaders can volunteer throughout the summer continuing their training and practicing their leadership skills. Sign up here.

Generous Scholarships Available!     Learn more at  tisailing.org/scholarships
Calendar of Events 
April 18th -  Vanguard 15 Thursday Night Racing - Registration is Open

April 20th - 21st   Basic Keelboat Weekend 2 - 1 space available

April 21st 
Skills Day  on J/24's 1:30pm - 4:30pm - Come get some practice in! 

April 27th    Opening Day - Free to the Public - National Safe Boating Week

Summer Camp  - June 10th  - August 23rd   9 am - 4 pm

Spring is here, time to get off the couch and on the BAY! 

Adult Classes offered every weekend from beginner to advanced levels, checkout our schedule below!   
Program Highlight
Frank McCoppin Elementary- Ms. Sogomonyan's
 5th Grade Class
Sailing to Save the Sea

Our new program is off to a fantastic start. Fifth graders from Frank McCoppin Elementary School joined us in March to learn about their local watershed and how they can protect it. 

Check out their slidesho w.

They collected over 15 pounds of marine debris on the beach at Clipper Cove during their Stewardship project! 

Sunday Junior Program 

This past Sunday was one of the warmest in recent memory and our Junior Sailors couldn't get enough of it!

The air was light, but we dusted off our sails from the winter and got after it.   You know what this means....


Get Involved!
Help us showcase Treasure Island Sailing Center
Volunteers Needed for Opening Day on 
April 27th, 2019

TISC's annual Opening Day/National Safe Boating Week is almost 2 weeks away and we are looking for volunteers to help on the docks and with on shore activities.
On Clipper Cove

Posted December 11th, 2018

With light winds the students from Longfellow Elementary  focused on observing wildlife in the Cove and even had the  opportunity to try their hands...

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