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Adult and youth sailing lessons offered

May 12, 2014
Observer Today

Jamestown Community College's North County Center and the Dunkirk Yacht Club will offer adult and youth sailing lessons July 7-11. Participants will learn to sail 14-foot Pintail sailboats under the instruction of Henry and Julie Danielson at the yacht club on Lake Shore Drive in Dunkirk. The Danielsons are U.S. Power Squadron members and have sailed on all of the Great Lakes, as well as the Atlantic coast of Spain, the Mediterranean, and other waters. Lessons for youth ages 12 to 16 are given between noon and 4 p.m. while adult lessons are provided from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuition, which includes a sailing textbook, is $175. A meeting for all participants will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on July 2 at the yacht club. A mandatory swimming evaluation session will be conducted for all participants on July 7. Participants must have a well-fitting Coast Guard approved life jacket and be able to tread water and swim wearing a life jacket and clothing. To register, or for more information, call the JCC North County Center, 363-6500.

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