Sailing school ribbon cuttingThe Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau welcomed Saint Croix Sailing School with a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently.
The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau welcomed Saint Croix Sailing School with a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently.
At the event were, sitting in front, current students; standing, from left, are Sailing Instructor Ross Baker, Chamber Ambassador Jim Wookey, Sailing Director Ben Markhart, Chamber Ambassador Carol Palm, Chamber President Kim Heinemann, Chamber Ambassador Tom Bordenave, sailing school board Member Jennifer Moore, Chamber Ambassador Andrew Nilssen, sailing school board members Tom Davis, Tom Vandervoort, and John Larson, Chamber Ambassadors Dawn Marquart and Jenny Olson, sailing instructor Matt Gilbertson, and Shore Director Hannah Studt (in front of Matt).
The sailing school encourages the growth of junior sailing in the St. Croix River. Classes are taught from age 6 to high school. There are eight regular sessions that each run for one week, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Students learn life-long boat handling, safety, skill building, and teamwork in addition to having a fun time. Adult lessons are also offered by appointment.
For more information, go to www.saintcroixsailingschool.org or call (715) 808-4114.