Rich Jepsen’s thoughts on RYA conference in London…


In January, as the Chair of the Education Division of US SAILING, I accepted an invitation to attend a conference of Yachtmaster Instructors and Examiners of the Royal Yachting Association in England.  While it was a little chillier than the SF Bay Area, the reception I got was quite warm and inviting with lots of professional sailors filling me in about the sport and the industry in the United Kingdom.

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Stingray Migration

This was forwarded to us from OCSC Member Sue Lofquist. Thanks Sue!

Mass Migration of Stingrays


Looking like giant leaves floating in the sea, thousands of Golden Rays are seen here gathering off the coast of Mexico . The spectacular scene was captured as the magnificent creatures made one of their biannual mass migrations to more agreeable waters.

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