Local teens try the wind on for size

Instructor Dave Candey works with some of the 6th-8th grade students on knot-tying skills (Photos courtesy of Andrew Pierce, Lake Washington Sailing Club)


   A dozen local youngster stook 15 hours worth of free sailing lessons at the Port of West Sacramento  ending last week. The course was spread over five weeks, organized by the local Lake Washington Sailing Club and the West Sacramento Parks Department.

The students got plenty of water time — although unseasonable wind on Monday, the final day gusted up to 32 miles per hour, keeping the kids on shore during the final lesson.

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Sailboats lined up on the sailing club’s dock at the Port of Sacramento (courtesy of Andrew Pierce, LWSC)

It’s part of small boat sailing: learning to right a capsized boat. (Courtesy of Andrew Pierce, LWSC)


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