TITLE

SAILING

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley Jr., William F.
PUB. DATE
August 1976
SOURCE
New Yorker;8/23/1976, Vol. 52 Issue 27, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's experience of sailing. The author claims that he is ignorant on the behavior of other captains and their crews. His first misadventure in sailing with Sweet Isolation boat in Lake Wononskopomuc in Sharon, Connecticut is narrated. He participated in the Vineyard Race as a skipper. His propositions about sailing are provided.
ACCESSION #
22512255

 

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