Junior Sailing

Rhode-Island-Boater-of-the-Year-Kate-Wilson. Photo Bill Shea

A few weeks ago, I got a phone call from an unknown number. Normally, I get so many telemarketers that I don't pick up but this cold January morning, I picked up and it was Wendy Mackie, President of the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association, and she told me I had been named the 2017 […]

This article first appeared on Sailing Scuttlebutt. Back when I started sailing in the late 90s, Junior Sailing to me was all about getting out on the water as much as possible with my friends. Regattas were merely a means to go sailing with more friends from other clubs. The competition was important, but definitely […]

Among the many hats I wear, I am also the Jr. Program Chair for Newport Yacht Club and sit on the Narragansett Bay Yachting Association's  Jr. Committee. I am very passionate about Junior Sailing. I wouldn't be the person I was today if I had not been given the opportunity to be a young sailor. Sailing gave me […]


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