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PIB and Italian Consulate to Host Sailing Championship

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Beginning on June 27, Professionisti Italiani a Boston will host two Italian students from the nonprofit sailing school “Scuola Vela Mascalzone Latino;” the teenagers will visit Boston, discuss motivational personal stories with local Italian professionals, and compete against young sailors from renowned Boston sailing clubs. On July 2, PIB and the Consul General of Italy in Boston, Mr. Nicola De Santis, will award the Neapolitan sailing team during the final reception. Three regattas will take place on Tuesday, June 28 at the Courageous Sailing Center; Thursday, June 30 at the MIT Sailing Center, and Friday, July 1st at Community Boating. The award ceremony will take place on Saturday, ...

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Italian Teens Compete In Local Sailing Competition

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From July 14-18, two Italian teen sailors from Scuola Vela Mascalzone Latino will compete against three well-known Boston-area sailing centers. The teens were honored to accept this invitation and will receive credit from the school for competing. The event starts at the MIT Sailing Center, and ends with a ceremony at MIT Pavilion. At the ceremony, Consul Nicola De Santis will present an award to the teens. This event is hosted by Professionisti Italiani a Boston and the Italian Consulate.

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Neapolitan Youth Takes Part in Second Annual PIB Sailing Contest

PIB members at the organization's second annual sailing contest

For the second year in a row, Professionisti Italiani a Boston has partnered with Italian sailing powerhouse Mascalzone Latino to give teenagers from underprivileged neighborhoods in Naples the chance to sail on the Charles River. Guided by instructor Antonio Dell’Omo Beneduce, Salvatore Pistone and Laura Canzanella — both 13 — took part in several sailing events held by local schools Courageous Sailing Center, MIT Sailing Club and Community Boating. “It was the best experience of my life,” said Laura, who finished the competition with the best time. “This experience has taught me that if I really want something, I have ...

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