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Gayle

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<p><span style="font-size:12.0000pt"><span style="font-family:SimSun">My husband, Jim, and I have sailed&nbsp;Lake Michigan on </span></span><span style="font-size:12.0000pt"><span style="font-family:SimSun">Penny Lane, </span></span><span style="font-size:12.0000pt"><span style="font-family:SimSun">our Columbia 8.7, </span></span><span style="font-size:12.0000pt"><span style="font-family:SimSun">since 2004</span></span><span style="font-size:12.0000pt"><span style="font-family:SimSun">. &nbsp;Our favorite times have been harbor hopping up the W. Michigan and Wisconsin shores. &nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:12.0000pt"><span style="font-family:SimSun">We have been members of The Waukegan Power Squadron and Anchorage Yacht Club where we learned a great deal about boat handling, navigating and safety. &nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:12.0000pt"><span style="font-family:SimSun">We crewed in local races for about 10 years. &nbsp;That experience helped us improve boat handling skills.&nbsp; We're currently docked in Kenosha, WI and enjoying sailing from this friendly harbor.&nbsp; Our biggest sailing adventure to date was a 4 day continuous sailing adventure across the Caribbean from Beef Island to Grenada. &nbsp;It was in 2016 in&nbsp;a course during which we earned ASA certification for&nbsp;boats up to 45' in open waters. &nbsp;</span></span></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-size:12.0000pt"><span style="font-family:SimSun">O</span></span><span style="font-size:12.0000pt"><span style="font-family:SimSun">ur love of sailing is not in the frantic pace of a race, but in cruising along with the sails and course set just right to maximize speed toward a pleasant day on the water. &nbsp;We</span></span><span style="font-size:12.0000pt"><span style="font-family:SimSun">&nbsp;enjoy </span></span><span style="font-size:12.0000pt"><span style="font-family:SimSun">sharing our love of sailing with others and look forward to adventures with others who love sailing through NSWA.</span></span></p>
Name of sailing organization, marina or yacht club.: 
Kenosha Harbor, WI; Northwest Sailing Association
I sail a: 
Sloop: Columbia 8.7 (29') monohul
Boat Name: 
Penny Lane
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Gayle
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