'Portable escape:' Marine powerboating offers mix of challenge and comfort

The Bellingham Herald
Lifelong boater Ray Poorman is no stranger to the thrill of racing. Poorman grew up in Sedro-Wooley and fondly remembers sailing with his dad. He started sailing competitively while attending Western Washington University, and quickly became involved with the Bellingham Yacht Club, where he has helped in various roles over the past two decades, including several years on the club's board.