Sixth-grader sails across the finish line

Girl wins national championship

NAUTICAL KNOWLEDGE—At left, Emily Rychlik, a student at Medea Creek Middle School, is the overall North America National Tera Championship winner. Above, she receives her trophy plaque.

The Westlake Yacht Club junior sailing team traveled to Dana Point last August participate in the North America National Tera Championship.

The race took place outside the harbor breakwater in the open ocean, with moderate to good winds on Sat., Aug. 4 followed by light winds on Sun., Aug. 5.

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