SAN DIEGO, Calif. (October 13, 2017) – The Extreme Sailing Series™ will return to the United States for the first time since 2011 and the US Sailing Education Zone will be there. The Education Zone will provide fun learning activities for youth patrons as part of the US Sailing Reach initiative for STEM education and sport outreach. Through interactive and hands-on activities, children will have the opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics through the sport of sailing. US Sailing partnered with Mission Bay Aquatic Center, Sailors for the Sea, and Harken to create the Education Zone experience. The Education Zone will be open Oct. 19-22 from 10am to 6pm PT.
The Port of San Diego and the San Diego Tourism Authority are serving as host venue partners for the San Diego Act, which will take place Oct. 19-22 on Harbor Island and feature food trucks and craft beer gardens, live music, family-friendly activities and much more. Boasting an original “stadium-style” racing circuit designed for spectators, the Extreme Sailing Series™ is free to the public and includes a mix of unique on-the-water entertainment and numerous on-shore activities.