Our Sports, Your Story: Learning by Sailing on the Lake

Posted by on Aug 27, 2020 in Uncategorized

In order to comply with state orders, the Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center had to choose to either open up their rental services to the community, or to continue their tradition of educating kids on sailing.

 

Since the first Olympics in 1896, athletes from around the globe have competed in sailing. However, at the Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center this summer, the word competition is not even on the deck.

“Sailing camp helps focus on what thing I actually need to focus on,” camper Uli Amelia Dougherty-Mase said.

“Sailing is just one of the best things that I’ve been doing,” Benjamin Edwards said.

“I like going by ourselves,” 8-year-old camper Olivia Challenger said.

“Just like having fun and being out on the lake,” fellow 8-year-old camper Lina Wissedietrich said.

In order to comply with state orders, the Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center had to choose to either open up their rental services to the community, or to continue their tradition of educating kids on sailing. They chose the future of the sport.

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