Celebrate the Start of Sailing Season in Beantown

The Boston Sailing Center kicks off the 2007 sailing season with free sailboat rides, Boston Harbor history lessons, and question and answer sessions.

The 31st annual Free Sailing Weekend will take place in Boston, Massachusetts, April 21 and April 22, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Boston Sailing Center, at Lewis Wharf off Atlantic Avenue.

The Boston Sailing Center kicks off the 2007 sailing season with free sailboat rides, Boston Harbor history lessons, and question and answer sessions.

The Sailing Center donates portions of its sailing lessons and membership fees to Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, a nonprofit agency that works to conserve and improve Boston Harbor for recreational activities.

There's public parking and public transportation nearby, and refreshments will be available. The event is also handicapped accessible. For more information, contact the Boston Sailing Center at (617) 227-4193, or visit www.bostonsailingcenter.com