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  • Yocum Sailing Center | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    a team locker room and meeting space for visiting regattas as well as a maintenance area for dinghies and small craft There are also large locker and shower rooms for midshipmen and visiting teams The remainder of the first floor is dedicated to the Eletson Small Craft Facility a 10 000 square foot space which is used by midshipmen and staff for maintenance and repair of the Academy s training vessels An indoor all weather work bay is able to accommodate the Travelift and permit work on vessels up to 60 long Additional work areas are dedicated to machine shops carpentry shops and storage These areas are fitted with modern safety equipment including explosion proof electrical fixtures and fire suppression systems The second floor of the Center is used for training and administrative functions The Babson All American Room as well as a large classroom lecture hall are available for use instruction in small vessel handling towing operations navigation sailing theory marine safety and many other topics The Captain Joe Prosser Wardroom is the true showplace of the facility decorated in the style of the salon of a 19th century sailing ship Also located there is the Ackerman Maritime Library

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/academy-life/waterfront/yocum-sailing-center (2016-02-14)
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  • Varsity Intercollegiate Sailing Team | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    decorated varsity team at the Academy recently having placed 12th at the I C S A National Championships With 11 North American collegiate championship titles to their credit Kings Point sailors are accomplished competitors The Academy fields teams in seven sailing disciplines freshmen coed single handed and double handed both men and women coed sloops and coed team racing The USMMA competes against colleges and universities throughout the United States

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/academy-life/waterfront/varsity-intercollegiate-sailing-team (2016-02-14)
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  • Varsity Rowing Team | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Our Teams Varisty Intercollegiate Sailing Team Varsity Rowing Team Power Squadron Sailing Squadron Varisty Offshore Sailing Team Varsity Rowing Team Varsity Rowing Team For midshipmen interested in competitive rowing the Kings Point Varsity Crew offers a challenging program of head races and sprint competition Novice lightweight heavyweight and women s boats compete at such events as the Head of the Charles and the Dad Vail National Championships Updated Friday February

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/academy-life/waterfront/varsity-rowing-team (2016-02-14)
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  • Power Squadron | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Sailing Center Our Teams Varisty Intercollegiate Sailing Team Varsity Rowing Team Power Squadron Sailing Squadron Varisty Offshore Sailing Team Power Squadron Power Squadron The USMMA Power Squadron is open to midshipmen interested in improving their shiphandling navigation and engineering skills Several vessels each manned maintained and commanded by a crew of Midshipmen get underway each weekend for training and goodwill cruises throughout the region Updated Friday February 22 2013 Contact

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/academy-life/waterfront/power-squadron (2016-02-14)
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  • Sailing Squadron | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    V Growler Our Facility Crowninshield Pier Mallory Pier Yocum Sailing Center Our Teams Varisty Intercollegiate Sailing Team Varsity Rowing Team Power Squadron Sailing Squadron Varisty Offshore Sailing Team Sailing Squadron Sailing Squadron Kings Point Sailing Squadron consists of cruising sailboats on which midshipmen sailors practice their navigation and passagemaking skills on voyages throughout the Northeast USA Updated Friday February 22 2013 Contact Us Mr Rich Cain Acting Director of Waterfront

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/academy-life/waterfront/sailing-squadron (2016-02-14)
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  • Varsity Offshore Sailing Team | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    with our A3 Spinnaker and eventually peel to our A2 running spinnaker Not before a couple of spectacular wipe outs We rounded Montauk Point close to dawn and by that time the breeze had completely clocked around to the North West Dawn also produced very thick fog Upon entering Long Island Sound the fog burned off and we were left with sunshine and about 10kts of breeze from the North West much better than I expected We spent the first part of the day beating down the Connecticut shore line before making the decision to cross the sound and work our way down the north shore of LI We stayed as close to shore as we dared in an effort to gain current relief With about 15 miles to go and close to sunset we were given classic LI Sound in the summer No wind However we did have a favorable tide and worked very hard to keep the boat moving Managed to finish just before midnight Friday night We had no idea how we had done overall at that point Our three big mistakes or incidents during the race cost us quite a bit of time The first was being slow to go to a kite early in the race maybe being a little overly prudent in the cold front We definitely lost miles due to the decision The second was our spectacular wipe out during our spinnaker peal The A3 went where kites go to die Under the boat Somehow we managed not to kill it but this cost us about 30 minutes Finally after having caught up to the lead boat at Montauk we made the decision due to the fog and fatigue that we didn t want to beat through Plumb Gut The weather routing also

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/academy-life/waterfront/varsity-offshore-sailing-team (2016-02-14)
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  • Feedback | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Home Feedback Please provide feedback on the content of this page or the entire site by completing the form below If you have a specific question on a DOT program or resource please use the contact information provided on the web page I d like to provide feedback on the Entire site Previous page Title Department of Waterfront Operations amp Training Link https www usmma edu academy life activitiesservices waterborne

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/feedback?title=Department%20of%20Waterfront%20Operations%20%26amp%3B%20Training&url=https%3A/www.usmma.edu/academy-life/activitiesservices/waterborne-activities (2016-02-14)
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  • Feedback
    page or the entire site by completing the form below If you have a specific question on a DOT program or resource please use the contact information provided on the web page I d like to provide feedback on the Entire site Previous page Title Athletics Link https www usmma edu academy life athletics 2 Message Leave this field blank Source URL https www usmma edu feedback title Athletics url

    Original URL path: https://www.usmma.edu/print/5061?title=Athletics&url=https%3A/www.usmma.edu/academy-life/athletics (2016-02-14)
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