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Kenneth Grahame, a British writer in the early 20th century, wrote in his famous 1908 children's book, The Wind in the Willows, "There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats."


Such was my attitude when I set out on my first sailing adventure on Lake Sagatagan on the campus of St. John's University this past Sunday.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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