Charter - Sail Committee, St Croix Yacht Club
The Sail Committee shall consist of the Chairman and such other members or staff as may be appointed by the Chairman with the approval of the Commodore. Member selection may reflect representation of the various classes of boats and groups, it shall report all recommendations to the Board of Directors.
Mission Statement: to promote activity and interest in racing and sailing for adults and children alike, by administration of programs and events that serve to teach and inspire those to sail in a fun and safe environment and to instill in them a love for the sport, respect for boats, each other, and the water, along with sportsmanship and safety.
The Sail Committee will work toward:
Adhering to national standards for safety, instructor training, and curriculum.
Developing site-specific policies for day-to-day administration and emergency situations.
Collecting continual feedback from staff, children, and parents.
Recruiting and hiring the best instructors possible.
Overseeing the planning and purchase of program equipment.
Enforcing zero tolerance for drugs, alcohol, and sexual harassment.
Enforcing anti-bullying policies.
Reviewing and revising the program curriculum to meet the sailors’ needs.
Planning regularly scheduled meetings with support agencies and groups.
Reviewing “Accident Reports” and “Discipline Reports.”
Reviewing the program’s insurance coverage.
Reviewing the Junior Sailing Safety Manual annually.
Striving to continually improve the program.