Sailing team seeks others to climb aboard

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The sailing team at the community sailing high school Rockland, Maine, is hosting a meeting for students interested in joining the sport of sailing. It will be at 7 p.m. March 29 in The Apprenticeshop office building at 643 Main St. in Rockland.

Mid-coast area students, grades 7-12, and their parents are invited to attend the event to learn about high school sailing activities and how to get involved. The team practices in Rockland Harbor on 14-foot, two-person fiberglass 420 dinghies during spring and fall seasons. Spring practices are Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from April 10 through May 17 (six weeks).

The team also plans to participate in seven regattas this season. New this year will be the team’s first night sailing practice on April 26. The boats and sailors will be festooned with flashlights, glow sticks, strobes and other illuminating devices as they sail under the stars from 6-9 p.m. No experience is required to join and the team finishes the year with a bonfire and awards party on May 24.

Call KC Heyniger at (207) 594-1800 or visit www.apprenticeshop.org for information.