Sailing Through Cancer

By: American Sailing Association, Instructors, Members, Safety, Schools

On a beautiful freshwater lake in Maine, James Rey has spent the summer trimming the sails of his new O’Day 25. He spends almost every weekend on Lake Sebago, basking in the pleasure of sailing his new boat. Mr. Rey has good reason to celebrate. His new 25-footer was his incentive for beating the prostate cancer he battled last year. Maura Seymour, of ASA School Sebago Sailing in Maine, first told me about James when she submitted a photo of him happily sailing his sloop into harbor. James says that Maura and the community of sailors he met helped him …