Thursday, April 17, 2014

Youth Sailing Open House Saturday At Sail Sand Point


On Saturday Sail Sand Point is having a free "Youth Sailing Open House" from 11-3pm.

The information says:
More than a dozen organizations have teamed up and Saturday so that parents and kids can come learn about the variety of options available. Programs are available for children as young as five years old all the way through high school.
Land activities include knot tying, rigging, burgee making, and relay races.  Sailing instructors will be on the water doing tacks and gybes to show kids what sailing in boats these sizes looks like. Free sailboat rides will also be available. (Weather dependent)

Participating programs include: 
Center for Wooden Boats:
Corinthian Yacht Club
Green Lake Small Craft Center:
Mt Baker Rowing and Sailing:
Queen City Yacht Club
Sail Sand Point:
Schooner Zodiac:
Sea Scouts - Puget  Sound
South Whidbey Yacht Club:
Sound Experience/Adventuress:
SSS Yankee Clipper : 
Tacoma Yacht Club:


Sail Sand Point is located about five miles north of the University of Washington on the western shore of Lake Washington. The entrance to SSP is off of Sand Point Way NE at NE 74th Street.
For event information and questions contact or (206) 789-7350.

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