July 14, 2020

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Safe Sailing Classes for Middle Schoolers

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Posted by Sail for Youth

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sailing center chesapeake logoThe Spirit of America Foundation promotes boating safety among middle school students nationwide with a week long classroom and waterfront program.

Saint Mary’s College of Maryland and the Sailing Center Chesapeake have a grant from the Foundation to accomplish the following for students who have completed 6th, 7th, or 8th grade this year in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties:

  • Instruction & test for Maryland Boating Safety Education Certification
  • Learn how to run a motor boat, rig & operate a sailboat, row, paddle a canoe, and recover from a capsized boat.
  • Learn and practice how to act responsibly on all types of boats.
  • Learn about the US Coast Guard Station, St. Inigoes.


Session 1: Mon. July   8– Fri. July 12, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Session 2: Mon. July 22 – Fri. July 26, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Session 3: Mon. Aug. 5 – Fri. Aug. 9, 9:00am – 4:30pm

See our web site for Enrollment Forms. More more information, contact Brenda Clark at 240-298-2659 or Guy Barbato  at 240-538-4577.

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