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LCCC to offer Learn to Sail Class

Published March 19. 2010 05:00PM

Lehigh Carbon Community College will offer a noncredit course called Learn to Sail for individuals interested in learning basic sailing techniques. The following will be covered: sailing basics, nautical boat terms, water safety, navigation, trailering, capsizing and righting, knots, docking and beaching, windsurfing and sailboards, racing, cruising, sailing theory; tacking and jibing; setting sail; tieing and using knots; lifesaving techniques; and more. The Learn to Sail course is presented in conjunction with the Windward Sailing Club.

The class will be offered Tuesdays, May 4 to June 1 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on LCCC's Schnecksville campus. The course number is REC 525-50. A parent must accompany children under 14 years of age.

For registration information, call (610) 799-1500. For 24-hour phone-in registration, call (610) 799-1998; when calling, please have course number (listed above) and charge card information available.

For more course information call LCCC's Office of Continuing Education at (610) 799-1582 or Bob Kahle of the Windward Sailing Club, (610) 481-9332.

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