31st Annual Free-Sailing Weekend Launches 2007 Sailing Season in Boston

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Free sailboat rides along Boston's historic waterfront will highlight a weekend of celebration as the sailing season gets underway on Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 2007, from 1pm to 6pm at the Boston Sailing Center.

Free sailboat rides along Boston's historic waterfront will highlight a weekend of celebration as the sailing season gets underway on Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 2007, from 1pm to 6pm at the Boston Sailing Center.

First-time sailors of all ages - and seasoned skippers, too - are invited to join the festivities at Lewis Wharf. Harbor sailing trips will be conducted by experienced sailors aboard a fleet of boats ranging in length from 23 to 40 feet. The Center's teaching staff will be on hand to answer questions about sailing basics, and about the history of Boston Harbor as a focal point of maritime activity in New England. Refreshments will be available during the event.

Those who sign up during the event will have a portion of their lesson and/or membership fee donated to Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, a nonprofit agency working to conserve and improve Boston Harbor as a recreational resource.

This year's event marks the 31st annual Free-Sailing Weekend at the Boston Sailing Center. Headquartered in a converted Louisiana riverboat which is permanently docked at Lewis Wharf, the Center's floating classroom and boat moorings are just a short walk north of Faneuil Hall Marketplace along Atlantic Avenue. Public parking is available nearby.

For more information, contact the Center at (617) 227-4198 or visit their website at http://www.bostonsailingcenter.com.

QUICK FACTS:

Who: Boston Sailing Center

What: Free Sailboat Rides to Celebrate the start of the 2007 Sailing Season

Where: Sailboat Docks Located at Lewis Wharf, off Atlantic Ave., Boston    

When: Saturday, April 21, 1-6pm; Sunday, April 22, 1-6pm.

Dress: Seasonal - extra layers advised for warmth.

Refreshments: Provided on site.

Cost: FREE

Handicap Access: Yes

Proceeds: A portion of lesson/membership fees to benefit Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

Reservations: First come, first served

More Info: http://www.bostonsailingcenter.com or call (617) 227 4198.

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