Wednesday, February 29, 2012

American Sailing Association recognizes Stockton State Park Marina Sailing School

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Feb. 28, 2012 – The American Sailing Association recognized the Stockton State Park Marina Sailing School as one of the top 20 schools for sailing instruction in 2011. This marks the third year in a row that the sailing school has received this designation.

“For the third year running, the American Sailing Association recognized the top-notch Stockton State Park Marina Sailing School,” said Bill Bryan, director of Missouri State Parks, a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. “Missouri State Parks is proud to offer this activity as another way to experience the Missouri outdoors.”

The sailing school was started in 2005 and has taught 241 students, awarding 383 certifications. Students are eligible to receive multiple certifications at the time of their lesson. Stockton State Park Marina Sailing School offers classes May to October, during the week and on weekends. Classes are offered to groups of up to six people, as well as individual instruction. Classes offered include the American Sailing Association 101, 103, 104 and 105.