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Sail training opportunities on a schooner, when they come along, are tough to turn down.marlin spike

My long association writing about Bermuda and its sailing programs earned me an invitation this past June to join six professional crew and 18 adults on the 118-foot sloop Spirit of Bermuda for the 645-nautical mile Marion to Bermuda race. As a guest journalist, I had the unique change to learn about both the challenges of keeping a sail-training vessel going, and why it is so unique to be on an offshore trip in a learning role.

 

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