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post #8 of Old 06-08-2009
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Originally Posted by josrulz View Post
...Of course, our son will likely have lots of fun on the boat even if we can't find classes, but sailing really opened up for me once I understood it, and knew terminology etc. He really enjoys being a part of what's going on around him, rather than a passenger. So we'd like to help with with that.
One additional thought along those lines: If the camps are all booked this summer, consider investing in a rowing/sailing dinghy that you can tow along behind you. They provide a great opportunity for kids to putter around and learn rowing and sailing while the mothership is anchored up. It's also nice for kids to get off the boat and go explore on their own, and gives them a break form their parents (and vice versa ).

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