Noah Fournier, 12, and Elizabeth Bouchard, 13, sail on Taylor Pond during the Northeast Sailing Association Midgets Central Regional event in Auburn on Wednesday. A skipper and crew from each of four Maine clubs competed for a shot at the state championship in Boothbay Harbor on Aug. 4. Fournier, a seventh-grader at Auburn Middle School, qualified to compete in the regional race by winning the Taylor Pond Yacht Club’s annual McGuckian Cup race. Bouchard placed second in the McGuckian Cup, earning the spot to crew with Fournier.

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