Mariners 936 Hosts Information Night & Open House

Mariners 936 Hosts Mariner/Mariner Jr Information Night for Recruitment

Dana Point, CA- South Coast Sailing Team (dba Mariners936), the nonprofit organization devoted to coed teen boating program is hosting an Information Night on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 6:30pm at the OC Sailing Center, 34451 Ensenada Pl, Dana Point, CA 92629. The cost of admission is FREE. Please join us to learn about the program.

The event will feature: Information on the Mariner and Mariner Junior Sailing Program.

In anticipation of the upcoming Information Night, the Mariners936 will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the OC Sailing Center, 34451 Ensenada Pl, Dana Point, CA 92629. The Open House will show hands on sailing for prospective sailors to join the program. Come and join open sail for 12 18-year old from 1pm to 4pm and sail any number of the Mariners936’s vessels. Or join us for a 30-minute harbor cruise on the fleet’s bigger boats, running every half hour, from 5:45pm to 7pm (last tour leaves at 7pm). The harbor cruises will be crewed by current Mariners in the program and as always, adult supervised. To sign-up for the memorable harbor cruise, please Sign Up Here.

Mariners936 unit that was started over 40 years ago by Jim Wehan, skipper of the ‘Spirit of Dana Point’ and former Mission Viejo HS math teacher.

Mariners936 is a co-ed boating program for young people ages 14 through 18 and the Mariner Junior program is for those 12-13. Both are designed to allow young people an opportunity to have fun with their friends in sailboats of all sizes at a very low cost. Through a carefully developed program, participants progress from what knowledge they have about boating (often not knowing anything) upon joining the program to being competent in handling sailboats of all sizes.

The Mariner Program is fun, exciting and competitive. It allows for an independent choice of activities and it is flexible so that a young person can join and still have time for school, job and/or sports and other school related activities.

Classroom instruction, Catalina and Channel Island trips, Mariner competitions with other Mariner groups, sailboat racing, maintenance instruction and free sailing are some of the opportunities that members can take part in.

If you would like to more information or make a tax deductible donation to Mariners936 program, please go to www.mariners936.com.

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