As the Coronavirus pandemic persists, no corner of our lives has been spared. Travelers put their vacation dreams on hold, and while windjammer captains move full steam ahead on fit-out season, the question remains on when they can sail this summer. A shelter in place order remains in place leaving everyone to wonder when Maine will once again become Vacationland.
You hear the Maine Windjammer Association talk about “the Gam” all the time like it’s a concept as familiar as a sail or a mast. For all but those who’ve enjoyed it before or participated in the Maine Windjammer Association, though, “Gam” is a new word. What the heck is a Gam, you ask. Defined