Jodi Munden spoke to the Shellbacks about her experiences in the blind fleet racing world. She offered a view of sailing not well known to sailors in the sighted world, describing the various rankings of blind sailors, the technical considerations, and the development of blind fleet racing in Canada and abroad.
Bryan Gooderham, sailor extraordinaire, philanthropist, long-time contributor to the sport of sailing, speaks about 100 Years of Sailing on Lake Ontario with the Gooderham family.
Danielle Doggett, Managing Director of Sailcargo Inc. shared her experiences building the tall ship, Ceiba. Danielle initially trained on the tall ship St. Lawrence II, and has begun the Ceiba project as a proof of concept for environmentally conscious shipping as response to today's commercial shipping.
The Ceiba story, and Sailcargo's mission, can be seen at:
Sally & Noel Lien regaled the Shellbacks with their adventures from Glasgow, the River Shannon, and along the west coast of Scotland; Dianne Leggatt followed with tales of Edinburgh after she left them at Oban.
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