Archive August 2013

Seven Days writer goes outside of comfort zone to sail

“As my grandmother loved to tell it, my first experience with sailing ended with 4-year-old me screaming in the cabin of my grandfather’s Bristol 27. “I hate boats!” I howled as theL’Allegra was tossed around in an angry Narragansett Bay. Though I’ve come to enjoy other forms of boating, I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve boarded a sailboat since that treacherous afternoon excursion in Rhode Island some 30 years ago.”

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