The Southern Maryland Sailing Foundation, founded in 1999, supports youth and community sailing by providing capital equipment to organized junior instruction, high school racing, and sailing training programs, and special funding for gifted competitive racing sailors.
The foundation seeks continuous contributions to expand and upgrade its fleet of small sailboats, safety and coaching boats, and supporting hardware.
The Foundation grants the use of its boats and equipment to organizations using them to support junior sailing.
The Foundationís boats
support on-the- water training in basic sailing courses held every spring and
the fall in the
Junior Instruction & Racing
High School Racing
This program, open to students throughout the area, is filled by several nearby high schools.
On most Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons during the spring and fall of the school year, these sailors practice at the Sailing Center Chesapeake, Milburn Creek, St. Mary's County.
The coaching volunteers support the practices and weekend varsity competitive regattas
against other high schools in the Central League of the Middle Atlantic Scholastic Sailing Association, a distirct of
the Interscholastic Sailing Association.† Regional colleges and yacht clubs, such as the Annapolis Yacht Club,
Severn Sailing Association,
A Board of Directors, comprised of local volunteers, runs the Foundation.
George Stewart (Stovy) Brown, President
The Southern Maryland Sailing Foundation, Inc., is a charitable corporation supporting youth sailing in Southern Maryland and is recognized under Section 501 (c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service.† Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Southern Maryland Sailing Foundation, Inc.
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Competing in high school regattas.
Sea Scout Northeast Championship in the Foundationís Flying Juniors.