A Helping Hand for Shorthanded Sailors

News brief

Earlier this month, nearly 70 sailors gathered at Hood Sailmakers in Middletown, R.I., for the inaugural meeting of the Short-handed Sailing Association (SSA). President Joe Cooper outlined the group's goals and initiated discussions of safety, seamanship, equipment, technique, and racing opportunities for shorthanded sailors. To learn more about the SSA, contact Cooper at Hoodri-sales@att.net