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Women’s sailing clinic

Staff reports

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Lake Tahoe Windjammers Yacht Club presents the 11th annual Women’s Sailing Clinic on July 16 at the Tahoe Keys Marina Meeting Room.

Classes offered for beginners include sailing fundamentals, basic techniques and knots, intermediate sail trim, helming, tacking, radio and man overboard rescue.

Classes for advanced to intermediate participants include sail trim and spinnaker handling.

A continental breakfast will be served from 8-8:30 a.m. Classroom Instruction begins at 8:30 a.m. A gourmet lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

Optional on-the-water Instruction begins after lunch. Bring appropriate clothing. White soled shoes and a life jacket are required to be a guest on a sailboat for the afternoon.

The cost is $65 for Windjammers Yacht Club members and $75 for non-members. Space is limited to 20 students. Pre-registration is required. Registration includes both meals and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to breast cancer research in memory of Andrea Johnson.

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Mail a completed registration form with a check by July 1 to Diane Martin P.O. Box 9438 South Lake Tahoe, CA 96158. Make check payable to Lake Tahoe Windjammers Yacht Club. The registration form is available at tahoewindjammers.com.

Participants will receive a confirmation via email or phone call.

For more information, e-mail ltwyc2@aol.com.