Help make a girl a sailor

She swaps our cameras to do it again. We freeze and grin again. Then I step back and take a snapshot of Shelby to send to her mother. She poses alone, elbows back with both thumbs poking upward. She is enveloped in cheery yellow, a poncho with matching waterproof pants. She flashes a broad smile, holds until I tell her, “Got it. Thanks!”

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Found poem, a remembered gift

Although this poem is not precisely sailing related, I feel compelled to share. Probably a decade ago, a friend of mine sent me the poem by Pat Nielsen, who was a dear friend of hers who had just passed away. I came across this friend-of-a-friend gift the other day when I was sorting through a box.

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Flat earth and bad luck

On our smaller scale, members continued to sail forward, piling up proof there is only a cliff in the imagination. We know our earth is round. We reject any notion we are bad luck.

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Furious Farallon Islands — part I

We joked about luckless people on land missing such such a fine day. An hour later when we started with an unusual easterly wind making for an almost unheard of spinnaker start…

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Fulfill an AdventureSail® Goal

“Why not offer AdventureSail girls a free junior membership?” The board agreed unanimously, any girl who participates in an AdventureSail will be offered a free membership.

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Find your voice

Many all-women’s sailing conferences are offered nation-wide throughout the year.

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