U.S. Olympic Sailing Team Coached by Mainer

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Portland Press Herald: It began when  was a student at Yarmouth Middle School and attended a career day at Maine Sailing Partners in Freeport.

“Dave started with us,” said Ken Petersen, production manager at the sailmaking company. “I think we afflicted him with the sailing bug.”

Now Hughes is trying to convert that bug into gold as coach of Team USA sailors Erik Storck and Trevor Moore in the 49er class at the Olympics.

Hughes, in London, resorted to a golf analogy to describe his role as coach.

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