For the very sick, sailing a chance to ‘refuel their souls’

TAKING CONTROL: Sailing Heals takes cancer patients and their caregivers for a sail aboard the schooner Madeleine in Newport.
 / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN
TAKING CONTROL: Sailing Heals takes cancer patients and their caregivers for a sail aboard the schooner Madeleine in Newport.
 / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN
Katelyn McSherry’s memories of her mother on the water stretch back to when she was growing up in Portsmouth. “Growing up, we always had a boat,” she said. When her mother, Beth McSherry Goyette, was diagnosed with lung cancer, she and her daughter found themselves back out on a boat in 2015. This time, though,…

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