Southold, NY, Sailor Wins Singlehanded National Title

Gary Prieto at the Interscholastic Sailing Association High School Singlehanded Championships/CourtesyPhoto
Gary Prieto at the Interscholastic Sailing Association High School Singlehanded Championships/CourtesyPhoto

Suffolk Times: One of the things that separates sailing from other sports is that the “playing field” is constantly changing. When the winds pick up, the current changes. Sails and strategy need to be adjusted. And then, just like that, things can calm down again.

An experienced sailor knows how to handle those situations.

Perhaps for some sailors from more southern climes, the cold, windy weather on November 3, the second and final day of the Interscholastic Sailing Association High School Singlehanded Championship in Newport, Rhode Island, was something they had never encountered before.

Read more about Gary Prieto’s win in the Interscholastic Sailing Association High School Singlehanded Championship.