VIDEO: Sailing club teaches youngsters the basics

info@islandpacket.comJuly 11, 2013 

Dave Wilson, director of sailing at South Carolina Yacht Club, helps Warner Hahn, 9, set out from the dock at Windmill Harbour during a Learn to Sail camp for youngsters age 8 to 17 on Thursday.

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Learn to Sail, a camp for children ages 8 to 17 with little to no sailing experience, is in its 21st season this year. The camp basics: rigging and un-rigging boats, rules of the road on the water, how to handle capsizing, sail trim, tacking and jibing. It is run by the South Carolina Yacht Club.

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