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Breeze Bender

Breeze Bender
Signal Charlie mentioned some ideas of what to do with an old sail and it reminded me of how I learned to love the Sunfish as a kid at summer camp.
Our sailing instructor was (and still is) a great man. If you won the race that day it was announced in the dining hall, with exciting detail, and you got to proudly wear the Sunny vest, handmade by him. Names of the 'Sailor of the Week' were written in permanent marker inside the back of the coveted vest.
I can't say I wore that vest as often as I'd have liked, but I wore it a few times, and wore it proudly! Recently the instructor's son, also a great man, shared this pic with me: