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'First Light' Proudly Sponsored by WhirlyBird Solutions, LLC in Charleston to Bermuda Race

WhirlyBird Solutions, LLC proudly sponsored the 44’ Cherubini ketch, First Light, in the Charleston to Bermuda Race, May 21, 2011. Rob Turkewitz and his crew set sail to raise awareness of and support the American College of the Building Arts in Charleston, SC.

CHARLESTON, SC –  June 27, 2011 – WhirlyBird Solutions, LLC, manufacturer of the patented WhirlyBird Repeller, is proud to continue its tradition of giving back to our community. Rob Turkewitz and his crew, including American College of the Building Arts president, General Colby Broadwater, set sail to raise awareness of and support the American College of the Building Arts in Charleston, SC.

The crew of First Light successfully sailed to Bermuda in 9 days, earning second place in the cruising class and winning first place in the non-spinnaker cruising class. A blog created by the crew, and photos taken during the race is at http://acbachartthecourse.blogspot.com/ http://ow.ly/5gJvP

The American College of the Building Arts (ACBA) is dedicated to educating the next generation of building artisans and to preserving and teaching the building arts. Students receive a quality liberal arts education while they learn the skills needed to excel in their chosen field, such as architectural stone, carpentry, forged architectural ironwork, and plasterwork. Please learn more about the college and consider becoming an honorary “crewmember” by donating to ACBA at http://www.buildingartscollege.us/Support/giving.html

WhirlyBird Repeller

The WhirlyBird Repeller is the simple, safe, and effective solution to repel and keep nuisance birds off boats, docks, navigational aids, solar panels, and other commercial and residential settings where bird droppings are a hazard to health and property. Tested and used by the US Coast Guard, the WhirlyBird Repeller spins and wobbles in the wind and reflects sunlight in a constantly changing manner that frightens birds and prevents them from becoming acclimated. For additional information and to order the WhirlyBird Repeller, please visit www.whirlybirdrepeller.com.