"It was beautiful weather,” said Laurel Kahn, founder of Neighborhood First. “We had wonderful wind. It was blue skies. Fluffy, cloudy, white skies. I mean it was just gorgeous."The city partnered with Neighborhood First and the American Model Yacht Association to host "Sail the Park,"
an event they hope to hold every year from now on.
Model boat sailors, or skippers, came from
The skippers say they want to start a local club in
The event also featured a boat building workshop for children.
"The kids just had a unique experience,” said Amy Riley of
Parks and Recreation and Neighborhood First say the regatta was organized as part of an effort to bring more special events to the city's parks.
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