Kids and Families Invited to Youth Sailing Event
May 30, 2018 10:09AM
● By Jeanne Fratello
Are your kids curious about sailing? If so, here's a chance to give them an up-close-and-personal look at Opti sailing at King Harbor.
The party, hosted by the King Harbor Youth Foundation, will be held on Friday, June 1, from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the King Harbor Yacht Club in Redondo Beach. Its is open to all families with kids from ages eight to twelve.
From 4:00 to 6:00, kids and families will get a tour of the club and get a chance to take a sail out in the harbor. From 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. there will be a BBQ dinner with hot dogs and hamburgers for all, and from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. there will be awards from the 2017-2018 season and dessert.
All are invited but to attend, you must RVSP to this Evite invitation.
The Optimist, or Opti, is a small, single-handed sailing dinghy intended for use by children up to the age of 15. It is one of the most popular sailing dinghies in the world.
The King Harbor Youth Foundation is a non-profit corporation created to promote youth sailing in Southern California. Now in its 35th year, the foundation runs programs in instruction, competitive racing, and community outreach for children eight years of age and up. The King Harbor Youth Foundation runs summer sailing camps for kids at all levels, with beginner Opti classes starting for kids at age eight.