President’s 9th Letter – 26/10/2018

Dear friends,

 

As many of you are heading to Sarasota for World Sailing’s Annual Conference, I take the opportunity to invite you to an informal EUROSAF meeting that will take place on Wednesday 31, 1900-2000, place to be announced at the Networking Event that starts the same day at 1830.

 

Events

The EUROSAF Events for 2019 are as follows:

 

Event Where From To

RO Meeting 2019

Athens, Greece

12/01/2019

13/01/2019

AGM 2019

Istanbul, Turkey

12/04/2019

14/04/2019

Club Championships

Locarno, Switzerland

21/05/2019

25/05/2019

Parasailing Europeans

Gmunden, Austria

27/05/2019

02/06/2019

Women Match Race Europeans

Ledro, Italy

26/06/2019

30/06/2019

Youth Match Race Europeans

Ledro, Italy

03/07/2019

06/07/2019

Open Match Race Europeans

Šibenik, Croatia

tbc

tbc

 

Contribute by confirming your teams’ attendance and by bidding for 2020 events (except the AGM and the Open Match Race Championship).

 

European Sailing Academy

The Winter Extension Seminar and Tutoring (ESA - WEST) project shall dramatically bridge the gap between knowledge producers and its users in the field of sailing in a dynamic, challenging, and rewarding environment. One participant from each Member MNA is expected to take part for a month in this

  • High-level education event
  • Taking place yearly in Europe
  • Linking sailing-related knowledge producers (experts, researchers) to its intended users (sailors, coaches, administrators, industry)
  • In a win-win framework for all involved parties

 

which will provide

  • Improved education in and about sailing
  • Increased visibility and impact of sailing-related research
  • More research in sailing-related fields
  • New sailing-related knowledge
  • Useful networking and collaboration opportunities

 

Check the project description and look for your most passionate, committed, forward-looking crewmember to take part in it. I will be happy to take your input and answer your questions at the meeting.

 

I look forward to greeting you in Sarasota. Have a safe trip!

 

Best regards,

 

Josep M. PLA

President

EUROSAF