For Jim Findley, Heaven is a Gust of Wind and a Sailboat

Posted: July 2, 2014

By: Gail Wood [Thurston Talk]

If you can’t find Jim Findley, try checking the Puget Sound around Harstine Island.

He’s probably there, sailing.

Findley was ten when he and his dad first climbed aboard a 12-foot runabout, catching the wind to move their boat. Later, he went on a neighbor’s sailboat. And he was hooked.

“I was just amazed that you could just go anywhere out there on the bay,” Findley said. “And it was the wind that moved you.”

Click here to read more.

captcha 3016c01277cd45a1ab3e098e447b7352
 

Free Digital Guide to Pacific Coast Marinas