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Corona Virus / CoViD-19 Impact on Sailing and the Navy Patuxent Sailing Club

29 JuneAs an update, CO NAS Patuxent River has upgraded HPCON to B.  The following rules apply effective immediately:

  • Half of tables and chairs will be removed from the clubhouse and patio, or wrapped in plastic wrap to comply with the 50% occupancy rule.
  • All transactions will be cashless.
  • Face coverings will be worn by everyone indoors, including the cabin of a boat. They may be removed when outside and beyond 6 feet from another individual.
  • Maryland Department of Natural Resources restrictions that are in effect for recreational boating activities, including motorized and non-motorized vessels and personal watercraft
  • Food and Beverage operations will be in accordance with MWR HPCON B measures.
  • Events, lessons and rentals are permitted when Reset Criteria Gates 1.0 and 1.1 are green, which generally means symptom and case testing trends have remained on a downward trajectory for the preceding 14 days, or are stable at a very low level. Reset Criteria Gates are updated weekly and available by calling the EOC or the base CDO.
  • All rental equipment will be cleaned and disinfected between users. 
Current event status:
  • Social Sailing  -- A Club Ops Skipper can put a social sail event on the calendar, but must adhere to rules above.  
  • Training -- Mike Basham is updating the Training calendar.  Look for open events on the Event Calendar.
  • Racing -- Current racing series is Zanhiser's Wednesday night which began 6/10.  Already on our event calendar and open for signups.  We are limiting race crew size to 6, including Skipper. Per above, bring and wear masks.
  • Rec Sailing -- Subject to above limitations.
Tim Holland
Commodore, Navy Patuxent Sailing Club  



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The Navy Patuxent Sailing Club (NPSC) is a non-profit private organization operating aboard Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD in support of the base's Navy Recreation Sailing Program. It operates the majority of MWR sailboats, offers ASA certified sail training and is affiliated with the U.S. Naval Sailing Association (USNSA).

Membership in the NPSC is open to military (active duty, retired, and reserve) personnel and their dependents, Civil Service employees, and contractor personnel with access to the Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Southern Maryland.

Club meetings are held the second Saturday of every month at 10:00AM at the clubhouse next to the marina office, West Basin Marina, NAS Pax River.  See our Event Calendar for details and updates. Also see Who We Are for a list of club officers, contact information, and directions to the marina.