STEMcation Video

Community Boating Center Hosts US Sailing Reach “STEMcation” Students During Volvo Ocean Race


Community Boating Center hosted youth sailors for a day of sailing and STEM in Providence as part of the US Sailing Reach STEMcation program at the Volvo Ocean Race.

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Two US Sailing Reach Initiative students from the Kauai Sailing Association (Hawaii), two students from Endeavour Community Sailing (Bermuda), and two local students from New Bedford were selected to participate at the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover for a four-day STEM/sailing experience of a lifetime. They visited Zim Sailing (Bristol, R.I.), International Yacht Restoration School – IYRS (Newport, R.I.), Roger Williams University’s Mount Hope Bay Sailing and Education Center (Bristol, R.I.), Community Boating Center in Providence (R.I.) and New England Science & Sailing (Stonington, Conn.).