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Community Minute: Making sailing accessible to people of all ages

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DC Sail is the community sailing program of the National Maritime Heritage Foundation. The group promotes and sustains affordable educational, recreational and competitive sailing programs for all ages in a fun and safe environment. DC Sail empowers participants to develop self-respect and sportsmanship, foster teamwork and cultivate sailing. DC Sail provides opportunities for adults and youth to sail small boats as well as American Spirit, its 65-foot schooner. Programs take place at Gangplank Marina in Southwest Washington.

For more information, contact:
DC Sail
236 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 547-1250

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