This is normal behavior for New Englanders once the temperatures hit 40
Here in New England, the sailing season begins as soon as we can punch our daggerboards through the ice. Six intrepid souls took to the water at Barrington Yacht Club's spring frostbite series under light winds, cloudy skies and a ripping current. Racing was close, with only three points separating the top three boats.
Hypothermia be damned! This is perfectly normal spring behavior for New Englanders
There are lots more photos of average, normal New Englanders Here in the MYC Pressroom