Boat Building Apprentice

Learning Goals and Objectives Sailors interested in boat building, composites, rigging, and boat design can apprentice with Phillips Boatworks to learn advanced composite boat building skills. In addition to learning boat building skills, the sailors will become more competent sailors by understanding the technology, physics, and material science that go into the sport. Performance sailors […]

Job Description: Jr. Coach

Goals and Objectives The goal of Jr. Coaching is to learn. This is a volunteer apprenticeship designed to train you to succeed once you are old enough (16) to enroll in the US Sailing Level 1 Instructor course. To become a certified US Sailing Level 1 Coach, you need the following skills: Communication and interpersonal […]

Proposal for Membership Fee Revisions

I propose we increase membership fees and registration fees for future starting July 1. Costs are skyrocketing because of inflation and gas prices. There is a lot of added value with the new coaching staff, but with added cost. While a few people are volunteering here and there to help out with things, there is […]

Travel Racing Events: Taking A Coach

Travel Regatta Events What are the Coaching Costs? Who pays for it? Can we bring our coach(s) with us to travel regattas? What is the Hatteras Sailing Travel Coaching policy? Estimated costs of travel coaching for Fishing Bay Junior Regatta Proposed Travel Coaching Policy of Hatteras Sailing Parents are responsible for trailering, bringing, rigging, de-rigging, […]

Monday – June 6, 2022

Meeting Jay PhillipsMakalynne Dyer Fast and Immediate Plan for marketing and stimulating Summer Local Signup Fast and Immediate Plan for marketing and stimulating Summer Explorer Camps Coach Office Completion – Imminently due and sufficiently completed by June 12 Stiletto Charter Boat #2 Completion and Rigging Returning Colington’s Optis in better shape. Rigging, Sails and Hull […]

Two New Main Site Pages

Volunteer & Donate Pages are new. I added a new two new main site pages. They both follow the same format. There is a summary of how to use the page and what we need at the top. Then there are two columns: The Need (either voluneteer or donate) Thank You On the Donations Page […]

Team Text: Direct to all

Team Text: Direct to all Effective Jun-5, 2022 the “direct reply to all in my team” feature has been deprecated and is no longer supported. I found a leak in the team text which was causing some of the problems with the wrong people getting the wrong texts.  I disabled the direct group texting. BEFORE: if […]

Content and Web Training

Coach Mak and Meg met Sun-Jun-5th. We opened a google doc with some training stuff and also a little planning co-mingled. Here is a link to that document: NOTE: at the time of publication, Meg is still working on the notes following that meeting.

Opening Party Format: Summer Session I

Opening Party Format: Summer Session I The Family Fun Day was a flop. Nathan, Mak, Meg had suggestion to do the next party “off property” and “on the water”. We can’t really do Canadian Hole because it requires a lengthy permit process. We can do that for the Closing Party which will double up as […]

Hind-sight: Friday Fun Day

Notes on Event Turn Out Turn out was very low and included regular active families: Phillips, Snead, Volkmann. One random tourist family from Tennessee showed up for a free boat ride for their kids. My thoughts on this are torn. offering a sailing experience that could be the only one to any child is a […]

Wind and Waves Regatta

Annual Fundraising Event and Regatta Planning meeting is scheduled for this weekend. Time to be announce, at Turners in Avon. Meetings are intended to be relaxing and fun! We need to gather as many volunteers, adult and youth as possible to help with various simple things at the event! Pray for good weather for our […]

Membership Fee Classes

Please consider and comment. These are my suggestions. Local Island Full Time Residents – Family Membership $100 per year. Property Owners whose Primary Residence is not in Dare County – $1500 family membership per year Tourists and Visitors who neither live here or own property on Hatteras Island/Dare County – $2500 Supporting Membership Boat Use […]

420 Purchase – Account Payable

Dear Board Members… When we made the deal for the 420’s with Hardy Peters, the price was based on 3 boats being purchased together. I reached out and found people who pledged to sponsor the 3 boats. Because one of the Pledges did not contribute as promised, when we got there to get the boats […]

Opti Beginner Trisails

I would like to request that someone from the board makes a motion to put a few of these opti training sails into the budget at some point. I know there are many priorities, but if we could get these by next summer I think that could help mitigate the less protected new cruising ground […]

Day at the docks cancelled

Hi everyone. Unfortunately, since my last email, the Day at the Docks committee has met and decided to cancel most aspects of the event, including the artist’s and community organization areas. This difficult decision was based on rapidly rising COVID numbers on the island in the last several days. The only events that will still […]

Motion: Non-Resident Membership

Please help me decide the price. I set it at $1500 for now just so the price is not still $200. I can change it in a jiffy. Please just put a vote on the price on the comments here. We discussed this in the meeting, but did not agree a price. Member benefits include […]

Summer Board Meeting

Minutes MOTION: Amy Hakola moves to nominate Nathan Snead to Vice Chair, Bob Moscowitz to Member at Large passed unanimously MOTION: Amy Hakola moves for Jay Crawford to replace Erin on the board as member at large Erin agrees passed unanimously MOTION: Jay moves to Host an annual fall One Design regatta in September passed […]

Pro Tem Appointment

Dear Board Members, Erin Vetter is moving and has turned in a resignation note from our Board. I would like to propose that we offer her position to Jay Crawford, who was our previous Vice Chairman. He is willing to accept and has been supportive and offered us assistance in several ways including donations and […]

Possible Buxton Location

UPDATE July 27th by Jay Phillips: Nathan and I met with Donnie Oden this morning to discuss his Buxton Property across from Pops Restaurant and adjacent to Hatteras Boatyard. Mr. Oden was amenable and suggested a short term owner financing situation. Mr. Quidley, the Owner of Pops and previously a tenant of the building, is […]

Activity Proposal: Olympic sailing watch parties

Link to the post calendar on the Olympic site: Watching Sailing should be fun Jay and I are looking for ideas on how to motivate the kids and adults to enjoy watching competitive sailing. Some thoughts for discussion: How do we make it an “event”? Should we buy a big screen for outside lawn […]

Beaufort Maritime Museum Juniors

I’ve had the following correspondence with the program director of the Junior’s program in Beaufort. Copying it here for discussion straight out of my email. One certain consideration for adding this to the schedule is the timing is so close to the Manteo event and that makes a pretty busy couple weeks for our little […]

June 2021 Board Minutes

Call to order 730pm Attendance – Jay Phillips, Erin Vetter, Nathan Sneed, Chip Hammack, Tater Gaskins General Discussion Old Business IRS – Still waiting for 1023ez approval. No one knows how to make this move along Report about Spring Session – Discussion about creating more specialized classes for younger kids Discussion about initiating some Organizational […]