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    Wednesday, August 17, 2022

    Stonington club gets tour of history-making yacht

    Members of the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club carefully board the Maiden ocean racing yacht Thursday, July 21, 2022, at the club’s dock in Stonington. Maiden competed with the first all-female crew during the Whitbread Round the World Race, a worldwide yacht race, in 1990. The 58-foot racing yacht has been docking throughout Long Island Sound this month and is in Stonington until Sunday, July 24. The Maiden was set to sail alongside the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club but stayed docked due to inclement weather. (Daniel Passapera/Special to The Day)
    Dodie Bump of Stonington takes a group photo of some members of the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club during a tour Thursday, July 21, 2022, aboard the Maiden ocean racing yacht at the club’s dock in Stonington. Maiden competed with the first all-female crew during the Whitbread Round the World Race, a worldwide yacht race, in 1990. The 58-foot racing yacht has been docking throughout Long Island Sound this month and is in Stonington until Sunday, July 24. The Maiden was set to sail alongside the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club but stayed docked due to inclement weather. (Daniel Passapera/Special to The Day)
    Members of the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club tour the Maiden ocean racing yacht Thursday, July 21, 2022, at the club’s dock in Stonington. Maiden competed with the first all-female crew during the Whitbread Round the World Race, a worldwide yacht race, in 1990. The 58-foot racing yacht has been docking throughout Long Island Sound this month and is in Stonington until Sunday, July 24. The Maiden was set to sail alongside the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club but stayed docked due to inclement weather. (Daniel Passapera/Special to The Day)
    “Educate a Girl — Change the World” is inscribed on the sail cover of the Maiden racing yacht Thursday, July 21, 2022, at the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club. Maiden competed with the first all-female crew during the Whitbread Round the World Race, a worldwide yacht race, in 1990. The 58-foot racing yacht has been docking throughout Long Island Sound this month and is in Stonington until Sunday, July 24. The Maiden was set to sail alongside the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club but stayed docked due to inclement weather. (Daniel Passapera/Special to The Day)

    Stonington — Members of the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club got a tour of the Maiden ocean racing yacht Thursday at the club’s dock.

    The Maiden competed with the first all-female crew during the Whitbread Round the World Race, a worldwide yacht race, in 1990. The 58-foot racing yacht has been docking throughout Long Island Sound this month and is in Stonington until Sunday, July 24.

    The Maiden was set to sail alongside the club on Thursday but stayed docked due to inclement weather.

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