There is a lot involved in setting up a new program and we have received support in many ways.  Here is a partial list of those who have been instrumental in making this program a reality!

  • All of the parents who have provided encouragement, ideas and insight on to how to improve.
  • Commodore Fred Weinhart, Rear Commodore Mike Cross, Vice Commodore Themis Glatman and Junior Staff Commodore Charlene Perron along with every member of the SMWYC Board of Directors.
  • The Santa Monica Bay Sailing Foundation.
  • Fairwind Yacht Club for rebuilding our dinghy racks, making dock box shelves, providing bow painters, bailers and much more
  • Eric and Elise Beane for their commitment and support of the program, helping us grow our fleet of boats and serving on the Steering Committee
  • Our current and past instructors (Gavin, David, Terry and Jacquie) who have all embraced the vision of program and who have been insturmental in making our program special.
  • The following individuals, in no particular order:
    • Gavin Abraham
    • Norm Perron
    • Richard Windebank
    • Mike and Denise George
    • Steve Vincent
    • Rick Toomin
    • Ed Gold
    • Ron Orr
    • Ron Wood
    • Jerry Frank
    • Matt Clark
    • Vic Smith

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