Dr. Laura Schlessinger Donates $2.3 Million Yacht To OCC's School Of Sailing And Seamanship.
Author and radio talk show host, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, has given Orange Coast Colleges School of Sailing and Seamanship a beautiful $2.3 million yacht.
"Dr. Laura" purchased the 58-foot sailboat in 2004, and has been keeping it in Santa Barbara. Shes a Santa Barbara resident. The boat arrived this week (Feb. 26) at OCCs Sailing Center in Newport Beach.
Dr. Laura called the boat On the Air, but the college has changed the name to Bluefin.
Orange Coast College will use the boat for its offshore sailing program, and students will begin taking classes on the boat this summer.
Bluefin is the third major donation to OCCs School of Sailing and Seamanship in less than two years. Roy E. Disney donated his record-breaking 86-foot yacht, Pyewacket, in the summer of 2005, and Southern California yachtsman, John B. Kilroy, gave his 80-foot maxi yacht, Kialoa III, to the college three months earlier.
Now 52 years old, and the largest public sailing program in the United States, OCCs School of Sailing and Seamanship provides nautical education to more than 4,000 student and adult sailors annually.
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