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Boats-In, our first opportunity to have our sail boats in the water, is coming up. We will be posting a date shortly!

Boats-In Preparation is an integral part of this event. There are a number of activities that need to be completed before boats can be put in the water. This is an important way to help out, especially if you cannot make the Boats In event. If you have some time prior to May 13th, email or phone me to help out with any of the following on any day:

Sail Boats:

  • Attaching Mooring Buoys in Marina
  • Towing two trailered sail boats to MYC
  • Painting sail boat hulls with bottom paint
  • Installing interior wood side railings on sail boat
  • Finishing new lazarette doors

Dinghy:

Attaching outboard motor to transom

  • Installing fuel system, and pump with battery
  • Securing new dinghy seat; sanding & painting as needed
  • Attaching dinghy fenders around hull

Dockbox:
Clean & organize shelves & floor
Store surplus wood inside dockbox
Remove trash to dumpster
Dig & plant garden

Becoming a Club Officer:

If you are interested in being part of the Sailing Club board, please contact our current membership chair, Adam Vlaj (262-993-1242). We will train anyone willing to learn any position skill. We will be electing Commodore, Vice-Commodore, Treasurer, Secretary, Fleet Captain, Instruction Chair, Volunteer Chair, Students and Members-at-Large. As a student member, experience on the board of a major University student organization will look great on your future resume.

Our Mission:

A) To instruct members of the UWM Community in sailing and

B) to provide instruction on small boats and sail boat racing,

C) to enable the enjoyment of sailing to reach the UWM community,

D) to encourage intra- and inter-collegiate racing.

Membership Requirements:

Open to all UWM students, alumni, faculty/staff and members of the general community. All student members are afforded votes on club decisions.

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