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‘At the mercy of wind and tide’: When sailboats raced in Ski to Sea

Sailboats were introduced in 1980; 11 years later, they were out of the race

Colorful sailboats sit atop Bellingham Bay
Sailboats competing in the 1981 Ski to Sea sit atop Bellingham Bay. From the KVOS_R00015, May 1981, KVOS Channel 12 Film Records collection. (Photo courtesy of Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections, Western Washington University)
By Annie Todd Criminal Justice/Enterprise Reporter
At one of the many Ski to Sea races Lynn Rosen covered as a reporter for TV station KVOS, she rememb
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