John Gentry, commodore for the 57th annual Beaufort Water Festival, poses July 8 with his wife, Jan, at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort.
John Gentry, commodore for the 57th annual Beaufort Water Festival, poses July 8 with his wife, Jan, at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort. Sarah Welliver/Staff photo
John Gentry, commodore for the 57th annual Beaufort Water Festival, poses July 8 with his wife, Jan, at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort. Sarah Welliver/Staff photo

'Power of the wheel' turned 57th Water Festival commodore from volunteer to leader

July 11, 2012 7:14 PM