by Laura Johnston,

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Teenagers, want to sail a Tall Ship this summer?

The Rotary Club of Cleveland is recruiting more than a dozen students for its annual Project YESS, Youth Empowered to Succeed through Sailing.

The Rotary chooses 16 novice 13- to 17-year-old students — based on applications and interviews, from diverse backgrounds and geographies around Cleveland — to sail on Discovery World’s S/V Denis Sullivan, a recreated 19th century three-masted, Great Lakes schooner. Another three students are veterans of the free program. All take part in two weeks of teambuilding exercises and education before taking off.

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