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The gorge sailing team practices three times a week in the Hood River Marina, as seen here last week on an windy Thursday afternoon. The inaugural team will compete in a series of Northwest Interscholastic Sailing Association races this spring against several other high school teams from Oregon and Washington.

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High school team sets sail

Gorge Sailing Team quickly recruits full group for first season

Starting this year, sailing has been added to the long list of sports high school students in the Gorge can compete in during the spring season, and although it means a draw of potential athletes away from other school sports, a sailing team seems like a natural fit for a town famous for its reliable wind and the mighty Columbia River out the front door.

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