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2022 Program Registration cheat sheet!

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We’re fortunate that our programs have become increasingly popular over the past few years. Here’s everything you need to know about lessons, passes, and rentals for 2022: Youth Programs Early registration for returning families has already opened. We offer our Beginner classes (youth and teen Flying Scots) plus Science & Sailing camp during early registration. […]

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Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative: 2021 Virtual Conference

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Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative presents Net Zero 2021 | Powering Change at the Grassroots Level: Our Roadmap to a Clean Energy Future The Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative’s “Net Zero 2021 | Powering Change at the Grassroots Level: Our Roadmap to a Clean Energy Future” is set for Friday, October 29, from 8:30 AM […]

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MIT and The Pearl

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She harvests power from the sun, sends data to the sky, and just might transform underwater research. Oh, and this MIT-led autonomous prototype spent the summer practicing her moves in Pleasant Bay. Yellow, Chubby, and Transformative from Lower Cape TV on Vimeo.

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Sailabration Gala at Wequassett Resort

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Hiring PBCB Boat Rental Coordinator

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Pleasant Bay Community Boating is upping its summer program for 2021 and you can be part of our renewed mission. This 17-year-old organization, with a 3.6-acre campus on the shores of beautiful Pleasant Bay, continues to serve multiple boating interests. We offer youth and adult sailing lessons, community outreach sailing experience, and boat rentals in […]

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New Rope Halyards on the Scots

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We are retooling the halyard system on the Flying Scot fleet to traditional, simple rope halyards. Sails raised in seconds. No more whiplashed crank boxes… it should be a great season!   See a quick demonstration video here: Simple Rope Halyard Demo    

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Floating Classroom Research Vessel Launches

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The Floating Classroom Certification Crew: Ali Hogue, PBCB Marine Science Director, Captain Dick Hosmer at the helm, Tom Dempsey, Dempsey Marine Electronics, LT. Aaron Vanhuysen, OCMI, and Sven Kirshner, Torqeedo tech. After nearly three years, The Friend has passed all her USCG tests with one more to go. We’ll be finished on Thursday! The first […]

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Dock Project Progress

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Our pier construction is now complete thanks to Beacon Marine Construction! Next steps for the project include: Hardscape starts Saturday 5/8 Gangway & Floats arrive Monday 5/10 Landscaping & fencing week of 5/17 Paving starts the week of 5/24 A big thanks to our generous donors who saw the value in this project and committed […]

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Adaptive Sailing and Kayaking Update

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Adaptive Sailing and Kayaking Update from Executive Director, Mike Trovato     A pillar of PBCB’s mission is providing ‘Access to All’ to the recreational, educational, and therapeutic benefits of boating on Pleasant Bay. Through its Universal Access programs PBCB has traditionally been able to accommodate certain groups with limited access to sailing, ranging from […]

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PBCB introduces US Sailing Skill Up

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NEW this year:  A more concrete way to track your child’s skill progression US Sailing – “Skill Up” App   Starting the summer 0f 2021 PBCB will be enrolling approximately 110 students into the US Sailing “Skill Up” digital platform for instruction. With a mobile app for our instructors and students, and a website dashboard […]

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