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Checking In On Our Resolutions…

  This Issue… January In Review Summer Programs Registration New Website  Upcoming Events – Crew Info Night & DBMS Cocktail Party January In Review Checking in on our resolutions… 2017 is off to a fantastic start here at DBMS. Our resolution of creating more offerings in the off-season has resulted in new members of the Duxbury community […]

By Ali Dimatteo | Newsletter

New Staff, Ali Dimatteo & Addy White

We are thrilled to announce two new members of the DBMS Senior Staff: Ali Dimatteo is DBMS’s new Marketing Director. Ali brings a wealth of experience to DBMS, having worked in sales and marketing for a variety of companies over the past 5 years. Additionally, Ali knows DBMS very well. A Duxbury native, Ali rowed […]

By Ali Dimatteo | Announcements

Success Beyond Sight: Matt’s Story

When learning to row, it’s typical for coaches to instruct their rowers to close their eyes. While this seems daunting at first, rowers can attest to how important this training tool is. By eliminating sight, athletes are able to focus on how the athletes move as one and feel the boat run beneath them. At Duxbury Bay […]

By Ali Dimatteo | Rowing

Here’s Why YOU Should be Excited about Jr. Sailing’s New Schedule Change

Due to an overwhelming response from our customer base, DBMS‘s Junior Sailing program decided to make a pretty big change to the traditional 3-week summer sailing model. You spoke up and we listened! As you may have read from our last blog post about this, Junior Sailing will be running four 2-week sailing sessions instead […]

By Ali Dimatteo | Sailing

DBMS Come-All-Ya’s

During the Summer of 2015, Executive Director Chuck Leonard and his team of Senior Staff decided that the school needed to host some nights where adults could get together, kick back, and relax a few nights a month.  Thus, the Come-All-Ya (slang for “come all of you) was born! Last year, we hosted six well attended […]

By Ali Dimatteo | Events

The Revamped Junior Sailing Model: The Summer Course Spotlight Series

Here’s a question to start us off: When someone asks a South Shore native about Duxbury Bay Maritime School, what do you think is the first thing that comes to mind? I’m willing to bet that many of you thought of ‘sailing’, or more specifically, ‘Junior Sailing‘. Since our first summer in 1998, Junior Sailing […]

By Ali Dimatteo | Sailing

Summer Course Spotlight Series: Catch’em Fishing

As the temperatures drop and snow starts of fall, many of us start to wonder if summer will ever come to Duxbury, MA. Though we can’t guarantee that another blizzard won’t pass through the South Shore (knock on wood), we do know that summer is in fact on the horizon.   In anticipation of the beautiful days […]

By Ali Dimatteo | Ecology

Love Boats? Get your MA Boating Certificate.

Picture this: It’s a beautiful summer day and your child decides to spend the day on the bay with their friends. One of them happens to have access to a powerboat, so they decide to go to a local sandbar. When they get in the boat, the teens realize that they do not know how […]

By Ali Dimatteo | Powerboating

New Year, Newly Dredged Harbor

Since early October of 2015, Duxbury Harbor has been home to a couple of pretty large barges known as dredgers. After years of intense low tides, getting stuck in the mud, and challenging navigation, Duxbury Harbor has finally been dredged! This is particularly thrilling for Duxbury Bay Maritime School (DBMS) as our Executive Director, Chuck […]

By Ali Dimatteo | Newsletter
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