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OCC'S SCHOOL OF SAILING AND SEAMANSHIP OFFERS FEBRUARY KEELBOAT CLASS
Tuesday, December 17, 2002

A non-credit keelboat class, designed for students who've been on boats but are beginning sailors, will be offered in February by Orange Coast College's School of Sailing and Seamanship.

Taught aboard OCC's Newport 41, the course covers terminology and rigging, basic sail theory, points of sail, man overboard retrieval, steering techniques, docking, and reefing. Students are required to have completed an intermediate shields class.

The three-week class meets on Sundays, Feb. 2, 9 and 23, from 1:30-5:30 p.m., at OCC's Sailing Center in Newport Beach. Registration fee for the class is $199.

OCC's Sailing Center is located at 1801 W. Pacific Coast Highway, between the Balboa Bay Club and Orange County Sea Scout Base. For information about OCC's sailing classes, phone (949) 645-9412.