Optimist Pram Sailboats Optis at St. Petersburg Sailing Center, downtown St. Pete Florida

St. Pete and Dunedin, Florida: Toasting Clark Mills – Father of the Optimist Pram Sailboat

Little did we know that a couple of planned stops in the St. Pete metro area would evolve into a celebration of a man whom I never knew… A man whose contributions to the sailing world cannot be understated. Two days after our arrival on the Pinellas Peninsula, we will come to believe that kismet that led us this particular place, on this particular weekend.