. . . whiled away the hours on the water. If you can pass a pop quiz on sailing basics or have an on-the-water certificate from a sailing school, you can rent a sailboat at Washington Sailing Marina. Take a relaxed sail in the marina's lagoon, head north toward Haines Point as the airplanes barrel over your head or south to the quaint Old Town waterfront.
Washington Sailing Marina
Located at 1 Marina Drive, 1.5 miles south of Reagan National Airport on the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Rentals begin when the water temperature reaches 60 degrees and run through mid-October. The rental dock opens at 11 a.m.; boats must be returned by 5 p.m. For details, call 703-548-9027.
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