‘ARE YOU FAMILIAR WITH SOUNDINGS?’
Sue Evans grew up sailing on Long Island Sound. Her mom and dad were sailors, racing Snipes out of the Norwalk Yacht Club across Wilson Cove from their hometown of Rowayton, Conn. Evans raced Lightnings, and as engaging and outgoing as she was and still is, the young sailor made friends in the dozens of clubs she raced against.
“Charger has landed in Wales! We are sooooo psyched!” wrote Barbara Nidzgorski, a teacher at John Winthrop Middle School in Deep River, Conn. Her email was sent after a 4-1/2-foot fiberglass sailboat her class sponsored was discovered by a beach patrol on Pendine Sands earlier this year.
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The 138-foot Dutch training ship Astrid awaited salvage in August after running hard aground off Kinsale, Ireland. She was driven onto rocks by high winds and seas after the engine gave out. All 30 crewmembers were saved.
October 2013 issue
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