Last Updated on Thursday, 12 January 2017 13:09
Published on Thursday, 27 October 2016 16:04
Photo by Stephen Cloutier
Ojai native Quinn Wilson (from left) and his sailing partner, Riley Gibbs, sail waters off the Rhode Island coast during international competition.
Andra Belknap, Ojai Valley News reporter
Nineteen-year-old Quinn Wilson, an Ojai native, was sailing the coast of Newport, Rhode Island in a high-speed “Flying Phantom multihull” Oct. 21 and Oct. 22 representing the United States in an international sailing competition.
Wilson and his sailing partner, Riley Gibbs of Long Beach, did not place in the event, but for Wilson it was more about the experience. “I think that was the important part,” he said. “We really wanted to win, but it didn't work out that way.”
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