A Flock on the Fleet!

By: American Sailing Association, Members

Some of the best moments for cruisers are when we get to experience natural wonders up close. ASA Member Whitney Garner submitted an intriguing photograph to the Photo of the Month competition, in which a sailboat lay calmly at anchor, bathed in a purple sunset and surrounded by hundreds of small birds in flight. I asked her to tell me more about this unusual scene and place, and her story tells of a sailing spot most of us haven’t been to: We headed out for a sunset sail on a warm summer evening on beautiful Lake Ouachita in Hot Springs, …