The Nelson and District Community Complex's sailing camp spent the morning on the water last Thursday. Instructors Kaden Foy and Alastair McKay (centre top) demonstrated how to recover from a capsize and supervised the kids while they learned new navigation techniques in pairs.

August wind in Kootenay sails

The Nelson and District Community Complex's sailing camp spent the morning on the water last Thursday.

The Nelson and District Community Complex’s sailing camp spent the morning on the water last Thursday. Instructors Kaden Foy and Alastair McKay demonstrated how to recover from capsizing and supervised the kids while they learned new navigation techniques in pairs.

Leader Ira McKimm took Kylie Walsh and Mia Schroeder for a ride while Siddhartha Manhas and Grant Tay practiced nearby.

Angelia Thomson and Albie Trysdale capitalized on the August wind rustling their sails.

 

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