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Sea Scouts race with Quantico Yacht Club

The best thing about being a Sea Scout leader is seeing how the program affects the teens. As the Sailing Coach for Sea Scout Ship 100, I had the pleasure of coordinating scout involvement in Quantico Yacht Club’s (QYC) Third … Continue reading

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Masters of the Potomac

At about two o’clock this morning, I was holding the wheel of a 31′ sailboat as she glided almost silently across the water in the middle of the night. We were sailing beneath a black sky smudged with white clouds, … Continue reading

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A most wicked sail

Rosemary’s little O’Day 19 was the only sailboat out on the Chesapeake Bay that Sunday afternoon in mid-April. It was one of the few boats on the water at all. As we began our sail, even the fishing boats were coming … Continue reading

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