Mark Howell was watching and listening as 9 kids and 9 Opti sailboats lined up on the plastic dock at Tempe Town Lake last Sunday afternoon.
Actually, he called it eavesdropping and this is what he heard about sailing theory:
- Hang on to the tiller and the mainsheet.
- Sit on the opposite side of the boat from the sail.
Then, he said, “they pushed them off the dock one by one, and they were sailing. Magic.”
Let’s hope it’s the first sail of a lifetime of sailing fun.