Letter to the Editor
July 26, 2018
To the Editor:
I’m a bit late but would like to thank the organizers of the 4th of July boat races for all their sincere efforts and success. I would also like to especially thank the young men participating in the event that helped me in many ways to make it legal for me to race with helmet, fire extinguisher, tie down, etc.
The last time I participated in a boat race was the year Susie Haye graduated from high school. I think it was 1961 and we raced from Petersburg to Wrangell. The wind was blowing out of the river and my 16’ plywood boat began coming apart as I made my way down to W...