Seventeen-year-old American Canyon resident Mike Brantley has a yen to sail. Thanks to the Jolly Roger Program, he will spend plenty of time on the water this summer.
The program is a side project of the Vallejo-based Carquinez Sail & Power Squadron, one of several Bay Area squadrons branching off from the largest national boat education organization in the country. The United States Power Squadrons teach the basics of boating, navigation, safety and boating regulations. The local chapter of the organization boasts approximately 90 members.
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The article was written & published by the Napa Valley Register in Napa, CA