May 18, 2024

2024 Schedule

* indicates hands-on, participation class

8:00-8:30 am -- Check-in and breakfast

8:30-8:45 am -- Logistics and welcome

8:45-9:45 am -- Keynote: Resilience and Its Positive Impact on your Sailing Performance Betsy Alison

10:00-11:20 am -- Breakout sessions (select one)

  • Race Protest Simulation* Betsy Alison, Jennifer Steffler
  • Introduction to Sailing • Terri Schmidt
  • Aids to Navigation and Chart Reading Basics Jane Larson
  • Winch Cleaning* Robin Jimenez
  • All About AIS Debbie Hunstman
  • Docking on the Water* Michele Bartlow
11:40 am-1:00 pm -- Breakout sessions (select one)
  • Cruising in the BVI • Hazel Penn, Dominique Wright
  • Basic Sail Trim Sarah Pederson
  • The Knots We Use Every Day* Robin Jimenez
  • 911 Sail Repair Mickey Nielson
  • Advanced Sail Trim Kristin Pratt
  • Docking on the Water* Michele Bartlow

1:00-2:15 pm -- Lunch

2:15-3:35 pm -- Breakout sessions (select one)

  • Basics of Boating―Rules of the Road Anne Keel
  • Setting Yourself Up for Racing Success Angela, Elizabeth, and Kate Hayes
  • Safety Equipment Show & Tell: A Hands-On Workshop* • Eliz Greene
  • Fiberglass & Epoxy (part 1)* note: be sure to sign up for both sections • Jeannette DeFriest, Emily Joachim, Tyann Zehms
  • Haul Out to Launch Phyllis McDonald
  • Docking on the Water* Michele Bartlow
3:55-5:15 pm -- Breakout sessions (select one)
  • Yoga for Sailors* Heather Myers
  • Morale on a Race Boat Angela, Elizabeth, and Kate Hayes
  • An Unforgettable 6,000 Mile Journey: America's Great Loop Shelly Johnson
  • Fiberglass & Epoxy (part 2)* note: be sure to sign up for both sections • Jeannette DeFriest, Emily Joachim, Tyann Zehms
  • Fitting Out Your Toolbox Phyllis McDonald
  • Docking on the Water* Michele Bartlow
5:30-7:00 pm -- Closing and reception

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        Tel: 414.522.7764

        womenssailingconf@gmail.com

        Midwest Women's Sailing Conference
        P.O. Box 1099
        Milwaukee, WI 53201-1099

        CONFERENCE LOCATION

        Milwaukee Community Sailing Center
        1450 N Lincoln Memorial Dr.
        Milwaukee, WI 53202

        lat/long: 43.045746, -87.886805

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