Pleon Yacht Club
Junior Sailing Information Session Wed. Jan. 11th
Online Registration Opens
Mass. (January 3, 2012) -- The Pleon Yacht Club will host an information
session for families interested in its summer sailing programs on Wednesday,
January 11, 7:00PM at the Gerry 5, 210 Beacon Street, Marblehead.
summer programs are open to all children who have completed third grade or
higher. The club also offers a two-week
Intro-To-Pleon session for eight year olds at the end of the summer as a
low-key way to introduce potential new Pleon members to the club and its
offerings. No previous sailing
experience or affiliation with other clubs is required. There will be a variety of four- and eight-week
programs, including learn-to-sail, racing, and adventure sailing options.
the information session on January 11, Pleon Program director Erin Pierce and
Pleon Commodore Kyle Heffrin will give a short presentation on the programs
followed by a question-and-answer session. Program Committee members, other
club officers, current sailors and junior instructors will also be on hand to
purpose of Pleon Yacht Club of Marblehead, one of the oldest junior yacht clubs
in the country, is to involve as many young people as possible in the sport of
sailing in a fun, educational atmosphere.
registration for Pleon summer programs opens February 27 at www.pleon.org and there will be a discount for
registering by March 9. Pleon's Summer
2012 brochure will be available on the Pleon web site in early February. Anyone
interested in Pleon programs is encouraged to sign up for email notifications
at http://www.pleon.org. A limited amount of financial aid will be
available. Application and program questions may be directed to Blakeslee
Detels at firstname.lastname@example.org.