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Club Activities

    • 30 Mar 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub, 713 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314

    **DISC has postponed this event.  I’ll post the new date when it’s announced.**

    This meeting will open DISC's KISS series of Tuesday night races for the year.  The meeting is mandatory for skippers and optional for crew; it's open to members of the PSC Racing Squadron.

    To participate in this event, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    Sign-up for the PSC Racing Squadron at 2020 Racing Season to join in the fun!  For more information, contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org.

    • 01 Apr 2020
    • 07 Apr 2020
    • 2 sessions
    • Capital Cove Marina, Bolling AFB, DC

    Knock the rust off and warm up for this year's racing season at the Racing Squadron's pre-season training sail.  Plan to refresh basic sailing skills, crew coordination, mark rounding, and more.  This event is open to members of the PSC Racing Squadron.

    To participate in this event, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    Sign-up for the PSC Racing Squadron at 2020 Racing Season to join in the fun!  Contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org for more information.

    • 11 Apr 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Capitol Cove Marina, Bolling AFB, DC

    The Cherry Blossom Regatta is the racing squadron's first weekend event of the year.  Expect multiple races throughout the day. Races are open to members of the PSC Racing Squadron To participate, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    Sign-up for the PSC Racing Squadron 2020 Racing Season to join in the fun!  For more information, contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org.

    • 14 Apr 2020
    • 19 May 2020
    • 6 sessions
    • Capitol Cove Marina, JBAB - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032

    This race is part of the KISS Spring Series. Races are open to members of the PSC Racing Squadron.  To participate, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    Sign-up for the PSC Racing Squadron 2020 Racing Season to join in the fun!  For more information, contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org.

    • 19 Apr 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    • American Legion Post 176 - Banquet Room
    • 10

    EVENT CANCELLED - PENDING RESCHEDULE

    Winter Training Exams: Pilot & Nav Session 1 

    First of two sessions available for taking the Piloting and Navigation Exam (ASA 105).  Participants only need to register for one Piloting & Nav exam session suitable to their schedule.

    The afternoon session covers General Knowledge and Rules of Road - you must register separately for these exams.

    Cost: $35

    Proctor: David K

    Time: 0800 to 1100

    Location:

    American Legion Post 176 - Banquet Room

    6520 Amherst Ave

    Springfield, VA 22150


    Special Notes: 1210 Tr will be provided.  Participants must bring their own navigation tools and writing materials to successfully complete the exam.


    This exam is required for PSC Bay Skipper Candidates seeking to attain their D-CS rating.



    • 19 Apr 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • American Legion Post 176 - Banquet Room
    • 8

    EVENT CANCELLED - PENDING RESCHEDULE

    Winter Training Exams: Pilot & Nav Session II

    Last of two sessions available for taking the Piloting and Navigation Exam (ASA 105).  Participants only need to register for one Piloting & Nav exam session suitable to their schedule.

    The afternoon session covers General Knowledge and Rules of Road - you must register separately for these exams.

    Cost: $35

    Proctor: David K

    Time: 1100 to 1400

    Location:

    American Legion Post 176 - Banquet Room

    6520 Amherst Ave

    Springfield, VA 22150

    Special Notes: 1210 Tr will be provided.  Participants must bring their own navigation tools and writing materials to successfully complete the exam.

    This exam is required for PSC Bay Skipper Candidates seeking to attain their D-CS rating.

    • 19 Apr 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • American Legion Post 176 - Banquet Room
    • 28

    EVENT CANCELLED - PENDING RESCHEDULE

    Winter Training Exams: Rules of Road & Gen Knowledge

    This is for participants who wish to take the Rules of Road and/or General Knowledge exams.

    Cost:

    Rules of the Road Exam - $15.00

    General Knowledge Exam - $15.00

    Proctor: Assigned Proctor

    Time: 1400 to 1700

    Location:

    American Legion Post 176 - Banquet Room

    6520 Amherst Ave

    Springfield, VA 22150


    These exams are required for PSC Bay Skipper Candidates seeking to attain their D-CS rating.


    • 21 Apr 2020
    • 7:00 PM
    • 03 May 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Classroom: American Legion Post 176 - Upstairs Room OTW: JBAB Capital Cove Marina
    • 0

    EVENT CANCELLED

    ASA 101/103 Combined #1

    Never sailed before or has it been awhile? This is the course that will get you started!

    Upon completion of this combined course you will be able to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 30 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds (up to 20 knots) and sea conditions.  

    Full Details

    Price Schedule:

    $650 Current Members:

    • 1 Course Registration

    $700 New Single Member:

    • 1 Course Registration
    • 1 Year Single PSC Membership

    $715 New Family Bundle:

    • Includes 1 course registration
    • 1 year Family PSC Membership
    • $650 for Additional course registrations

    Class Format:

    Evening Classroom Sessions (7 PM-9 PM) 

    American Legion Post 176 - Upstairs Meeting Room

    6520 Amhurst Ave, Springfield, VA 22150


    • Tuesday, April 21st
    • Tuesday, April 28th
    Weekend On-The-Water Sessions - (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM)

    Capital Cove Marina

    Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling [JBAB] - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032


    • Saturday/Sunday, April 25-26
    • Saturday/Sunday, May 2-3

    PSC Members may use up to 2 FVSMs for this class. FVSMs are worth $50.00 each for this class. Please check the FVSM spreadsheet to make sure you have FVSM(s) available before choosing either of these pricing options.

    Have questions about training, contact Rob O'Connor.

    • 02 May 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Capitol Cove Marina, JBAB - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032

    Cinco de Mayo Race

    NOTE:  **PSC's participation in the race will depend on boat availability.**

    ANOTHER NOTE:  **Date is tentative; this event is not yet scheduled on DISC's calendar.**

    Races are open to members of the PSC Racing Squadron To participate in this race, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    Sign-up for the PSC Racing Squadron 2020 Racing Season to join in the fun!  For more information, contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org.

    • 26 May 2020
    • 30 Jun 2020
    • 6 sessions
    • Capitol Cove Marina, JBAB - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032

    This race is part of the KISS Summer I Series.

    Races are open to members of the PSC Racing Squadron.  To participate in this race, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    Sign-up for the PSC Racing Squadron 2020 Racing Season to join in the fun!  For more information, contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org.

    • 27 May 2020
    • 7:00 PM
    • 07 Jun 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Classroom: American Legion Post 176 - Upstairs Room OTW: JBAB Capital Cove Marina
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    ASA 101/103 Combined #2

    Never sailed before or has it been awhile? This is the course that will get you started!

    Upon completion of this combined course you will be able to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 30 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds (up to 20 knots) and sea conditions.  

    Full Details

    Price Schedule:

    $650 Current Members:

    • 1 Course Registration

    $700 New Single Member:

    • 1 Course Registration
    • 1 Year Single PSC Membership

    $715 New Family Bundle:

    • 1 Course registration
    • 1 year Family PSC Membership
    • $650 for Additional course registrations

    Class Format:

    Evening Classroom Sessions (7 PM-9 PM) 

    American Legion Post 176 - Upstairs Meeting Room

    6520 Amhurst Ave, Springfield, VA 22150


    • Wednesday May 27th
    • Wednesday June 3rd
    Weekend On-The-Water Sessions - (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM)

    Capital Cove Marina

    Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling [JBAB] - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032


    • Saturday/Sunday, May 30-31
    • Saturday/Sunday, June 6-7

    PSC Members may use up to 2 FVSMs for this class. FVSMs are worth $50.00 each for this class. Please check the FVSM spreadsheet to make sure you have FVSM(s) available before choosing either of these pricing options.

    Have questions about training, contact Rob O'Connor.

    • 12 Jun 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • 15 Jun 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Capital Cove Marina, JBAB Washington DC
    • 5

    EVENT CANCELLED

    ASA 201/203 Instructor Certification

    Prerequisites: ASA 101/103 Certification

    Recommendation: Possess at least 3 years sailing experience and/or previous experience on the river as a primary or assistant instructor.

    Duncan Hood is returning to the PSC from June 12th - 15th to provide a 201, 203 certification course to members who want to participate as a lead instructor in our river training program.

    Locations:

    • Classroom TBD
    • OTW JBAB Capitol Cove Marina

    Dates and Times:

    • June 12 at 18:30 to 21:30 (201 Classroom)
    • June 13, 0900 to 1700 (201 OTW Part 1)
    • June 14, 0900 to 1700 (201 OTW Part 2)
    • June 15, 0900 to 1700 (203 OTW)

    Cost:

    • Member Rate $550
    • Member 1 FVSM $495

    Any and all questions go to Rob O

    • 13 Jun 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Capitol Cove Marina, JBAB - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032

    The GEICO Cup is a regatta with multiple races throughout the day.

    Races are open to members of the PSC Racing Squadron.  To participate in this race, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    Sign-up for the PSC Racing Squadron 2020 Racing Season to join in the fun!  For more information, contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org.

    • 07 Jul 2020
    • 11 Aug 2020
    • 6 sessions
    • Capitol Cove Marina, JBAB - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032

    This race is part of the KISS Summer II Series.

    Races are open to members of the PSC Racing Squadron.  To participate in this race, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    Sign-up for the PSC Racing Squadron 2020 Racing Season to join in the fun!  For more information, contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org.

    • 08 Jul 2020
    • 7:00 PM
    • 19 Jul 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Classroom: American Legion Post 176 - Upstairs Room OTW: JBAB Capital Cove Marina
    • 12
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    ASA 101/103 Combined #3

    Never sailed before or has it been awhile? This is the course that will get you started!

    Upon completion of this combined course you will be able to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 30 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds (up to 20 knots) and sea conditions.  

    Full Details

    $650 Current Members:

    • 1 Course Registration

    $700 New Single Member:

    • 1 Course Registration
    • 1 Year Single PSC Membership

    $715 New Family Bundle:

    • 1 Course registration
    • 1 year Family PSC Membership
    • $650 for Additional course registrations

    Class Format:

    Evening Classroom Sessions (7 PM-9 PM) 

    American Legion Post 176 - Upstairs Meeting Room

    6520 Amhurst Ave, Springfield, VA 22150


    • Wednesday July 8th
    • Wednesday July 15th
    Weekend On-The-Water Sessions - (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM)

    Capital Cove Marina

    Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling [JBAB] - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032


    • Saturday/Sunday, July 11-12
    • Saturday/Sunday, July 18-19

    PSC Members may use up to 2 FVSMs for this class. FVSMs are worth $50.00 each for this class. Please check the FVSM spreadsheet to make sure you have FVSM(s) available before choosing either of these pricing options.

    Have questions about training, contact Rob O'Connor.

    • 11 Jul 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • 620 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401
    • 10
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    American Heart Saver CPR First Aid/AED

    The Annapolis Fire Department will be hosting the PSC for American Heart Saver CPR First Aid/AED training.  

    Bay Skippers are required to keep a current CPR certification, certifications are good for two years.

    Course Objectives: Click Here 

    Date and Time: July 11th 0800 to 1630

    Location:

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    620 Taylor Ave

    Annapolis, MD 21401


    Cost: $80 **


    **Refunds will not be issued for cancellations unless a replacement is found.

    Direct all questions to Rob O

    • 29 Jul 2020
    • 7:00 PM
    • 09 Aug 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Classroom: American Legion Post 176 - OTW: JBAB Capital Cove Marina
    • 11
    Register

    ASA 101/103 Combined #4

    Never sailed before or has it been awhile? This is the course that will get you started!

    Upon completion of this combined course you will be able to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 30 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds (up to 20 knots) and sea conditions.  

    Full Details

    $650 Current Members:

    • 1 Course Registration

    $700 New Single Member:

    • 1 Course Registration
    • 1 Year Single PSC Membership

    $715 New Family Bundle:

    • 1 Course registration
    • 1 year Family PSC Membership
    • $650 for Additional course registrations

    Class Format:

    Evening Classroom Sessions (7 PM-9 PM) 

    American Legion Post 176 - Upstairs Meeting Room

    6520 Amhurst Ave, Springfield, VA 22150

    • Wednesday July 29th
    • Wednesday August 5th
    Weekend On-The-Water Sessions - (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM)

    Capital Cove Marina

    Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling [JBAB] - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032

    • Saturday/Sunday, August 1-2
    • Saturday/Sunday, August 8-9

    PSC Members may use up to 2 FVSMs for this class. FVSMs are worth $50.00 each for this class. Please check the FVSM spreadsheet to make sure you have FVSM(s) available before choosing either of these pricing options.

    Have questions about training, contact Rob O'Connor.


    • 18 Aug 2020
    • 22 Sep 2020
    • 6 sessions
    • Capitol Cove Marina, JBAB - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032

    This race is part of the KISS Fall Series.

    Races are open to members of the PSC Racing Squadron To participate in this race, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.  The last race of the series will be followed by DISC's annual chili cook-off.

    Sign-up for the PSC Racing Squadron 2020 Racing Season to join in the fun!  For more information, contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org.

    • 12 Sep 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Capitol Cove Marina, JBAB - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032

    The 27th annual Leukemia Cup will take place on Saturday, September 5th.  This charitable fundraiser supports the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and is the Potomac River's biggest annual regatta.  PSC will enter up to four boats in the competition.  Each boat will be skippered by an experience PSC raising skipper, but the crews are open to all PSC members.  We'll rally up at Capitol Cove Marina at 8:00 am.  The regatta is followed by an awards ceremony, silent auction, and BBQ cookout at the Washington Sailing Marina.

    Since its inception, the Leukemia Cup has raised millions of dollars for lifesaving research and patient services, bringing help and hope to patients and their families.  If you'd like to sponsor a boat and/or donate to the fight against blood cancer, please visit PSC's fundraising site, which will be available by mid-August; your contributions are tax deductible.

    This race is open to all PSC members.  If you're interested in participating, please contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org for further details.  Current Racing Squadron members should sign up at Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    • 16 Sep 2020
    • 7:00 PM
    • 27 Sep 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Classroom: American Legion Post 176 - Upstairs Room OTW: JBAB Capital Cove Marina
    • 11
    Register

    ASA 101/103 Combined #5

    Never sailed before or has it been awhile? This is the course that will get you started!

    Upon completion of this combined course you will be able to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 30 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds (up to 20 knots) and sea conditions.  

    Full Details

    $650 Current Members:

    • 1 Course Registration

    $700 New Single Member:

    • 1 Course Registration
    • 1 Year Single PSC Membership

    $715 New Family Bundle:

    • 1 Course registration
    • 1 year Family PSC Membership
    • $650 for Additional course registrations

    Class Format:

    Evening Classroom Sessions (7 PM-9 PM) 

    American Legion Post 176 - Upstairs Meeting Room

    6520 Amhurst Ave, Springfield, VA 22150


    • Wednesday, 16 September 2020
    • Wednesday, 23 September 2020
    Weekend On-The-Water Sessions - (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM)

    Capital Cove Marina

    Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling [JBAB] - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032


    • Saturday/Sunday, 19-20 September 2020
    • Saturday/Sunday, 26-27 September 2020

    PSC Members may use up to 2 FVSMs for this class. FVSMs are worth $50.00 each for this class. Please check the FVSM spreadsheet to make sure you have FVSM(s) available before choosing either of these pricing options.

    Have questions about training, contact Rob O'Connor.

    • 03 Oct 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Capitol Cove Marina, JBAB - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032

    The Mount Vernon Chase is a pursuit-style race. Each boat will be given an individual start time, based on PHRF. Boats will be scored in the order in which they cross the finish line, rather than having times corrected afterwards.

    Races are open to members of the PSC Racing SquadronTo participate in this race, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    Sign-up for the PSC Racing Squadron 2020 Racing Season to join in the fun!  For more information, contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org.

    • 24 Oct 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Capitol Cove Marina, JBAB - 90 Giovannoli Way, Washington, DC 20032

    The Frostbite Regatta is the racing squadron's last on-the-water event of the year.  We'll pull any remaining boats out of the water and winterize them immediately following the race.

    Races are open to members of the PSC Racing Squadron.  To participate in this race, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    Sign-up for the PSC Racing Squadron 2020 Racing Season to join in the fun!  For more information, contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org.

    • 01 Dec 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub, 713 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314

    The DISC Awards Party concludes the year's racing season.  Expect great food as we collect our trophies from a year of hard competition.

    The party is seminar is open to members of the PSC Racing Squadron, plus a guest.  To participate, remember to sign up on the Racing Sign-Up Sheet.

    For more information, contact the Racing Captain at racing@pentagonsailing.org.

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