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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, groups and sailing stakeholders, it shall report all recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Goals; To promote activity and interest in racing and sailing for adults and children alike, by administration of programs and events that serve to benefit the membership and community broadly and affordably. To teach and inspire those to sail in a fun and safe environment, to instill a love for the sport, respect for boats, each other, the environment and sportsmanship.

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.

  • Breakeven budgeting.

  • Effective fundraising for scholarships and equipment costs.

  • Striving to continually improve the program.


The Club is formed for the express purpose of promoting interest and activity in the ownership, racing and cruising of yachts and small boats; of providing a meeting place for members whose common interest lies in ships and the sea; of augmenting the recreational facilities and visitor attractions of the island; of exchange and courtesies with other yacht clubs of the United States and Caribbean islands, and of extending to visiting yachtsmen the hospitality of St. Croix.

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