Letters

Letter: Send it!

By Chris Szepessy

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Jim’s catastrophic skiing accident on February 3 left him paralyzed from the waist down, and a GoFundMe page was quickly established to ensure that he can one day return to his life as the well-known energetic Ronstan traveling salesman, a sailor with a wealth of nautical knowledge and jokes, and the consummate cheerleader for his family (his wife Alix is the two-time International Women’s Keelboat champion and his son Nick is an American Yacht Club Optimist sailor)

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Letter: Women Offshore

By Benjamin Cesare

On behalf of Riverside Yacht Club, I would like to thank you for the donation of WindCheck magazines to our “Women Offshore” event, as well as advertising it and posting on Facebook. The event was a great success. We had 60 attendees (mostly women, three guys), and they came from as far as Nyack, Kingston and Long Island, NY and Newport, RI. We had women sailors who were club affiliated as well as non-club affiliate, and ages…

Letters

Letter: Supportive Sailing

By Benjamin Cesare

Editor’s note: Molly Mulhern’s article ‘Sailors Growing Sailors,’ about mentoring programs at yacht clubs and community sailing programs around the country, appeared in our August 2016 issue.

Letters

Letter: Searching for Ensign #158

By Benjamin Cesare

I am trying to locate the sailboat I grew up with as a boy on the Connecticut coast – a 1962 Ensign then known as Socrates. It was later known as Second Wind and sailed out of Manhasset, NY, until it was sold (circa 2000) to a buyer in Lloyd Harbor, NY.

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