My father first introduced me to sailing when I was about 10 years old. It was no fancy upscale introduction. We frequently went out for a sail on a scruffy little mud-bottom lake in my hometown in the north suburbs of Chicago. My first memories are aboard a flimsy yet fun and functional boat called a “Butterfly” with a simple centerboard, sail, tiller, and not much room for more than two men (or Dad and his daughter) and a few cans of his favorite hydrator.
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