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LETS HAVE SOME FUN WITH THE FAMILY

 

 

Do you remember the days when sailing was a family affair? Do you remember when it was OK to camp out on the boat during Block Island Race Week? DO you remember when getting two races in on a single day was a very big deal?  Do you remember when spouses and kids were a normal part of the crew? Do you remember then it was OK to ask the crew to chip in for housing or, heaven forbid, buy their own drink bracelets….When the subject of growing our sport comes up in conversation (and it frequently does), I always think back to when I, along with a dozen teenage friends, fell in love with big-boat sailing. We all loved being on water, but we also loved the social scene when the sailing day was over.  Not one of us would ever miss an event.  MORE