Category Archives: Y-Knot Sailing Adventures

Haul Out and Winter In

The ceremonial “Martin 16 Haul-Out” took place today at Camp Chingachgook. One by one, the unsinkable sail boats were pulled from the water that they’ve been ~in-the-ready~ for all summer for carrying precious human cargo to support recreational sailing and … Continue reading

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The Y-Knot Regatta

When Brian and I became involved with the Camp Chingachgook Y-Knot sailing program in May, we couldn’t have imagined that a program like this even existed, and that the staff, the volunteers, and most importantly the sailors, operate with the idea … Continue reading

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The Winds are Subsiding

Our Y-Knot sailing days are winding down at Lake George’s Camp Chingachgook as we all met at the dock today for another unforgettable day. The next time we meet will be at the annual Regatta in two weeks, and then … Continue reading

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Aye, Aye, Aunt Mary

Sailing had always seemed like a boring sport that requires too much work to me. I’ve historically been drawn to speed on the water, the kind a motorboat can produce. My favorite place to be is on the front, hitting … Continue reading

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Ahoy, Mateys

Yesterday was the last Y-Knot sailing day until early August. Some sailing members are heading to Vermont and Canada for Martin 16 (specially adapted sail boats) Regattas and other events. The winds were mild on the lake which made for … Continue reading

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The Ti Race

I had the distinct honor of being a companion sailor in the Ti Race on Lake George today. Up and at ‘em at 4:50am to be at the Y-knot Sailing dock at 7am to help with rigging the boats. By … Continue reading

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Steady as she goes…

Our third day of sailing with the Camp Chingachgook Y-Knot Sailing program for people of differing abilities continues to expose us to so many new words and terms. But it turns out that many of these terms and words are … Continue reading

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