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  1. MikeR

    Rocking the Boat-Opportunity

    student sailing program director Organizational Background Rocking the Boat empowers young people to develop the self-confidence to set ambitious goals and gain the skills necessary to achieve them. Rocking the Boat...
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    Rocking the Boat Opportunities

    Check this out:  Rocking the Boat is hiring a new Program Director. Here is your opportunity to make a huge difference in the lives of inner city young people. Give Debbie a call to discuss further, or contact me for more info. Please pass this along...
  3. MikeR

    Rocking the Boat Opportunity

    Here's a great opportunity for professional advancement and being able to be part of a great organization. Please pass along to everyone. MikeR
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    Rocking the Boat-Hiring-Please pass along to everyone.

    Rocking the Boat, ( is looking for a Sailing Job Skills Program Director The Sailing Job Skills Program Director manages the after school and summer Sailing Job Skills Program for high school juniors and seniors; and ensures the maintenance and upkeep of a fleet of...
  5. MikeR

    Manfred Curry movie "Wind und Wasser

    Signed by him 1932. Anyone interested in having this. I'll mail it. Cheers, MikeR CCF03112016.pdf CCF03112016_0001.pdf
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    Rocking the Boat-Whitehall Award-New York Yacht Club-March 9th

    Great venue, greater cause. If you can't be there, send money. The sailing program is rocking this year. Thanks to all- Cheers, MikeR
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    Cal 9.2

    Hey all- Owned a Cal 9.2 (Ron Holland IOR design) for many years and want to build a half model. Anyone have a source for a set of lines? TIA MikeR
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    Associated Canoe Clubs of Sheepshead Bay

    Per attachment, I have a large numbers of the Sheepshead Canoe Club newsletters dating back to the 1930s. I have no use for them but don't want to throw them away if someone else might have a use. They contain lots of ads for local guys, Like Louis J. Larsen sailmaker who ultimately moved to...
  9. MikeR

    Rocking the Boat-Position Available

    My friend Rachel has left RtB for a wonderful opportunity. This creates a great possibility for the right person. Take a look at the posting and please recommend anyone whom you feel would fit. This is an opportunity in a great organization that I have known for over ten years. If you want to...
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    Job opening-Rocking the Boat

    On the Water position open. See: Cheers, MikeR
  11. MikeR

    Rocking the Boat-2014 Overview It's been a very busy year at RtB and we have been able to accomplish a great deal. Take a look at the website and 'what's new', Here's an overview of all the programs: Everything...
  12. MikeR

    Rest in Peace, Bob Lynch

    Long Island Sound has lost a great guy. Bob Lynch died yesterday. He was a long time j24 sailor, campaigning his "Trouble". Those of you who knew him will remember him as a 'gentle giant' who never had a bad word about anyone. He taught a generation of people how to sail well. Frances and I...
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    John Thomson-RIP

    Long Island Sound sailor John Thomson died yesterday. A long time champion of owner/driver. He will be missed.
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    Rocking the Boat on the Today Show Great segment, also check out the current issue of Popular Mechanics. Cheers, MikeR
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    Rocking the Boat article in this year's YRALIS yearbook

    With our thanks to Steve Cain and Jay Rhame who made all this possible. YRA Yearbook article.pdf This pretty much tells the story about a great organization. Hope you guys will continue the great support you've shown in the past. We really want to get this junior sailing program going...
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    Rest in Peace-Tom Ward

    My friend Tom Ward left us last week. Long time owner of Pelbamar Marine in Eastchester Bay, NY. Consummate sailor, racer, friend. Scourge of the Around Long Island Race. He will be missed. Fair winds Tom... MikeR
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    Need a houseboat, for a junior program in the Bronx

    Rocking the Boat is going to start a junior program, aimed at the kids of Hunts Point in the Bronx. We're going to use 420s and would like to have a place to store them and to use as a base while the program is functioning. We think that a houseboat or boathouse would be perfect and are asking...
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    On line weather

    My son-in-law is taking a course in meteorology and in addition to the assigned sites, I wonder what the group would suggest for additional information. Many thanks, MikeR
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    A very big thank you to John Scagnelli for the sail donation

    Sails for the Pearson Flyer that the Rocking the Boat kids are going to race. Going to make a big difference for us. Thanks John!! MikeR
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    Rocking the Boat-Job opportunity

    If you love boatbuilding and kidbuilding, this is the place for you. Please pass this along to anyone who might be a fit. Cheers, and thanks, MikeR