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Getting Kids Out on the Water

“You can call me skipper!” Sailing courses build skills and confidence – and they’re fun!

© 2008 Paul Oliva / South Beach YC

Got kids? Although summer vacation is still a few months away, right now is the perfect time to research active summer activities for your kids — including summer sailing programs.

The pram racing seen here may not be what you’d call white-knuckle competition, but it’s thrilling nonetheless.

© 2008 Greg Gorsiski / Richmond YC

The April issue of Latitude 38 will help you do just that. Check out our complete overview of youth sailing options, which includes both summer and school-year programs for kids from 7 to 18 years of age, from all socio-economic strata. To our way of thinking, getting kids out sailing at an early age can give them a healthful hobby that can last a lifetime — and just might prevent them from becoming lifeless couch potatoes!

The April issue of Latitude 38 hits the stands tomorrow.

© 2008 Peter Lyons

The April Latitude will be ‘on the street’ tomorrow, Tuesday, April 1. Also included within it is a Boat Show Planner for the Strictly Sail Pacific show at Oakland’s Jack London Square, April 16-20.

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