Local sailing crew savors every moment of journey to Bermuda

31 Jul 2018

Community Interest

After spending nearly five grueling — yet exhilarating — days sailing aboard Dreamcatcher in the Atlantic Ocean last month, Niantic's O.J. O'Connell and other crew members relaxed at St. David's Lighthouse in Bermuda, and reflected on an amazing journey that began roughly 635 miles away in Newport, R.I.

"The only thing we wanted was to cross the finish line and have everyone safe and happy," said O'Connell, who served as navigator of the crew. "Turns out we did that and a lot more ... we surpassed expectations."

They sure did.

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