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Contact:Jake FishUS SAILING Communications Managerjakefish@ussailing.org(401) 683-0800 x614
Follow US SAILING Race Administration Manager, Chris Petracco, at the 2010 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Team Racing National Championship in Madison, Wisc. Chris shares his experiences and lessons learned, from start to finish, as part of the umpire team. If you have ever considered becoming a race official, his account is a practical and realistic expectation of a day-in-the-life of a certified race official.
And now a small pitch - if you are interested in becoming an umpire, or building team racing in your area, contact me in the Race Administration office at US SAILING and we will point you in the right direction.
About US SAILINGThe United States Sailing Association (US SAILING), the national governing body for sailing, provides leadership, integrity and advancement for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US SAILING is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. US SAILING offers training and education programs for instructors and race officials, supports a wide range of sailing organizations and communities, issues offshore rating certificates, and provides administration and oversight of competitive sailing across the country, including National Championships and the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics. For more information, please visit www.ussailing.org.