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Sailing Blind

Jim Kerr at St. Thomas Yacht Club. Photo: Jan Robinson

Close your eyes. Now, sail a boat. Feel the tension in the lines, listen to the waves against the hull and smelling the freshening of a sea breeze. This is what sailing blind is all about. It’s something that U.S. …

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Reaching For Success

The U.S. Virgin Islands Paralympic Sailing Team and friends: (from left, standing) Tony Sanpere, Bob Blackwell, James Carney, John Foster, Jan Robinson, Dave Flaherty, Jim Kerr (sitting, left) and Walter Schenk (right). Photography by Captain Jan Robinson

Paralympic sailing made its official debut at the Sydney, Australia Paralympic Games in 2000. Now, for the very first time, the U.S. Virgin Islands has a Paralympic Sailing Team that, in a very short time, has grown from a concept …

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