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Kids Aboard Debuts Glass Bottom Boat at Strictly Sail Miami
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Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2007

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Bring the kids to Strictly Sail (15 and under FREE)and not only do they get in free, they can build a boat while they are there! Parents can relax and visit the show while the kids are safe and having a good time, enjoying a fun, educational activity at the Kids Aboard Academic Boat Building Workshop.

This year, in addition to a 10ft wooden skiff, the kids at the workshop will build a glass-bottom sailboat and launch it on Monday, Feb. 19th. Children and teens ages 6 and up are welcome to participate in the FREE event, while their parents visit the exhibits at Strictly Sail Miami. Each participant will receive a free boatbuilder t-shirt, as well as other goodies provided by the workshop's sponsors.

The workshop will be held every day of the boat show, which runs from Feb. 15-19, 2007. The hours of the workshop are 12 pm - 6 pm. Parents are asked to dress their kids in clothes that do not mind getting a little paint or caulk on them.

The Kids Aboard Workshop at Strictly Sail Miami is sponsored by Phasor Marine, Hunter Marine, Seaschool, the American Sailing Association, Merrill Stevens Training Institue, River Marine Supply, Honda Marine, Sailorman, Sail Magazine, Scotty's Landing, Marine Industries Association of South Florida, Marine University and Offshore Sailing School.

WORKSHOP DETAILS: Where: Strictly Sail Miami at Miamarina at Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 When: Thursday, Feb. 15 - Monday, Feb. 19, 2007 Hours: 12 pm - 6 pm each day Cost: FREE for children and teens 6 and up.

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