Dakai Maritimes: HOMEWORK: HOOK FOR LURING YOUNG SAILOR TO MARITIMES

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Icy winds whip through Point Pleasant Park and across the bay of the Northwest Arm.  Too cold for hoisting sails; Optimists and Lasers are tucked-in for a long winter’s rest at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (RNSYS).

Julian Qu (13) is an avid novice sailor who proudly displays his medals and trophies from Chinese, Canadian, and U.S. regattas.

“Being on the water here is similar to China, but the water here is colder,” says Julian.

Read Julian’s story in Winter 2013 Dakai.