Keiki at the helm: Summer camp teaches children the basics of sailing

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Kids work together to rig a large sailboat before sailing into Hilo Bay during the Na Hoa Holomoku Yatch Club Keiki Summer Sailing Camp on Thursday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Keiki sail in Hilo Bay while participating in the Na Hoa Holomoku Yatch Club Keiki Summer Sailing Camp on Friday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Kids play in the sand while participants sail back to shore during the Na Hoa Holomoku Yatch Club Keiki Summer Sailing Camp in Hilo Bay on June 22.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Rhonda Reel teaches a student how to maneuver the sail during high winds during the Na Hoa Holomoku Yatch Club Keiki Summer Sailing Camp at Hilo Bay on Thursday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Two campers drag a sailboat out of Hilo Bay after sailing during the Na Hoa Holomoku Yatch Club Keiki Summer Sailing Camp in Hilo on June 22.

Red and blue sails have been filling the horizon this summer as children learn to sail on Hilo Bay.