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NIH Record - 75th Anniversary - National Institutes of Health

Interested in Learning How to Sail?

The Club’s Flying Scots

The Club’s Flying Scots

The NIH Sailing Association (NIHSA), an R&W-supported club, offers a Sailing Basic Training course for NIH employees, contractors, fellows, patients and NOAA employees. The summer course will be offered from July 10 to Sept. 21. For details, visit

The in-class sessions are held on campus; the onboard sessions are held at Selby Bay on the South River near Edgewater, Md. Participants must be able to provide or arrange for their own transportation to both the in-class and onboard sessions.

If you are interested in the course and would like more information, email If you are an experienced sailor and would like to charter NIHSA boats, contact us about joining the club and doing a check-out sail.

NIHSA is always looking for experienced volunteers to help with both in-class and onboard instruction.

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