Robert N. Rossier shares in WindCheck magazine some of the benefits he has observed in junior sailing, and some of the lessons he has learned along the way.
All of us who are parents want to do a good job at it, but parenting doesn’t come with an instruction manual. Sometimes we make bad choices; other times we do better. Along the way we’re bound to worry which is which, and we ask ourselves, “Am I being a good parent?”
Getting my son into junior sailing seemed like a good idea – an opportunity for him to learn responsibility, gain independence, make a network of friend…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Sailing Your Own Race: Lessons from Junior Sailing, Editor
Feast or Famine for Chicago Mackinac:
Mackinac Island, MI (July 17, 2017) The 109th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac has proved to be feast or famine for the 301 entrants on the 289.4 nm course. After a brutal shellacking with winds up to 50 knots on the night of July 15/16, decreasing wind reached an apex today of dead calm conditions. As of 18:43 local time, only 72 boats had finished with 89 teams officially retired. Improved conditions are expected tonight. Details.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Feast or Famine for Chicago Mackinac, Editor