Marlene Sassaman’s began sailing in 1980. She is US Sailing Small Boat Instructor and a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain. She served on the board of Melbourne Yacht Club and as their Youth Sailing Director. From 2008 to 2010 Sassaman was the captain of an all-women’s racing team. She has sailed to Bermuda and throughout the Bahamas. This is a story of discovering a spot — a speck on the chart — an unlikely spot found which was a perfect fit for her trimaran.