Three boys in the summer of 1940 try to salvage an abandoned skipjack
Around and about the Sailing Capital of America, pleasure sailing is a way of life.
Yet it’s a recent invention, relatively speaking.
It took hold in one community in the summer of 1940, when Paul McDonald was an admiring 10-year-old summering on the Chesapeake in Fairhaven, way down south in Anne Arundel County. The late McDonald’s memoir, written 69 years later, takes us back to that summer.
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