The Westerly Sun: Wednesday-night dinghy sailing in Stonington draws a mélange of boats and people. Sailors range in age from 8 to 80-plus; boats average 40 a night, from Sunfish to catboats to small keelboats.

It’s been like that for more than 45 years, since Tucker Bragdon founded the club in 1968 as a small race series that quickly grew. He and his wife, Sandy, are still in charge of the loosely organized group that has no dues and invites sailors of any age to bring their 20’-and-under boats and race in a friendly competition historically run by an all-women race committee on picturesque Stonington Harbor.

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