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For general information on the Southern Maine High School Team, please read below. For information on how to become a SailMaine hosted team, please visit our FAQ on the topic. Contact the team's Parent Coordinators or SailMaine's High School Sailing Director for current information on team activities.

SailMaine maintains a Google Group for Southern Maine sailors and friends to use for keeping up to date on regattas, practices, and other team events. Click here to view a presentation on our Groups, with instructions on how to join or leave the group.
Coaches and SailMaine staff use the Group to let team members know about cancellations, upcoming events, and more. Parents and Sailors often use the groupto make travel arrangements, plan cook outs, and just stay in touch. You should join the group if you plan to be active with Southern Maine High School Sailing. Send an e-mail to sign up. To unsubscribe, send an e-mail here. You can also visit the group's page here to subscribe or unsubscribe.

Picture of 420s sailing downwind Southern Maine High School Sailing was founded by 12 Waynflete School sailors in the fall of 1999 as Casco Bay High School Sailing. It is a comprehensive High School sailing program for fall and spring seasons that admits any Portland area student in the 8th grade or above.

The goal of SMHSS is to provide racing opportunities for students whose schools do not yet have an official team, while "incubating" teams that will later become individual members of the New England Scholastic Sailing Association (NESSA). NESSA is our regional "league" within the national Inter Scholastic Sailing Association (ISSA), the national governing body of High School sailing in the United States.

For a school team to become a member of ISSA and NESSA, it must be recognized by its school's administration either as a varsity or club team. Students whose schools have not provided this recognition may join the Southern Maine High School team. The team is allowed to compete in a limited number of NESSA events each year that do not lead to a national ISSA championship event.

For more information on how to become a SailMaine hosted team, please visit our FAQ on the topic.

Contacts:
SailMaine High School Sailing Director - (207) 370-8385

Parent Coordinators, Spring, 2014:
Bill Newberry
Louise Price


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