Columbus Day Cox Training

New Coxswains and VCB Volunteers

Congratulations to our new coxswains: Brian Chen, Mary Harvey, Marilyn Shi, Francesco Siniscaleo (all from Stuyvesant High School); Lee Berman, Barbara Garson, Christine McVay. Classroom portions provided by Deborah with assistance from David Shehigian and Marcel. Hands-on training by Dave Clayton: knot tying, cleating, line toss, moving a boat on the dock, tying to dolly, operating the electrics and davit. Breakfast and lunch provided by Sally, with grill manned by Dave Clayton. On-water training by Marcel and David Shehigian, with assistance from Ka Ming and Jackie Chen. Heartfelt thanks to the volunteers that made this a successful day.

Special Credit and heartfelt thanks to Deborah Clearman for organizing and coordinating this most successful cox training. Coxswains are the backbone of VCB and these seven new coxswains are a welcome and valued addition to our community.

Deborah Clearman, VCB Board Member, Cox Training Coordinator, and Educator Extrodinaire
David Shehegian Teaching On-water Skills to Eager Coxswains-in-training

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