Master navigator, Cecilio Raiukiulipiy, and 500 Sails Director, Pete Perez, sailing canoe Richard Seman to Tinian for the 2019 Tinian Hot Pepper Festival.
Master navigator, Cecilio Raiukiulipiy, and 500 Sails Director, Pete Perez, sailing canoe Richard Seman to Tinian for the 2019 Tinian Hot Pepper Festival.

500 Sails to Spend Week in Tinian for Free Swim and Sail Lessons

by Peter J. Perez
500 Sails

Saipan, CNMI – June 6, 2019 – 500 Sails is headed to Tinian this summer to host water activities for both kids and adults! Canoes Neni, Richard Seman, and the newest addition, Jun, will set sail to Tinian on July 28th, 2019. The 500 Sails team will be on island until Friday, August 2nd. 

Tinian Sakman Summer

500 Sails is partnering with Typhoon Sports Association and NMC-CREES 4-H Marianas Tinian to host a week-long summer program that aims to provide introductory lessons to swimming and sailing. Tinian Sakman Summer is free and open to kids in grades K-12 and will run from 7:30am to 11:30am from July 29th to August 1st. Tinan Sakman Summer will be at Tachonga Beach with breakfast and lunch will be provided for by PSS. 

To register, please email joan.flores@marianas.edu

Dolphin Club Saipan Tinian 

While on Tinian, 500 Sails will provide adult swim classes through Dolphin Club Saipan. Lessons are free and will be on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 4:30-5:30pm at Tachonga Beach. 

In addition to the Dolphin Club Saipan swim lessons, canoe rides and basic sailing lessons will be available to the public. 

No registration needed for these afternoon activities. For more information, please email us at info@500sails.org or follow us on Facebook @500Sails.

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