Mike Dorgan is the founder and current captain of the San Diego Finn Fleet. He is a lifelong sailor and has a strong background of successfully sailing many types of boats most notably the Star. Chis Snow sat down with Mike to find out how he accomplished this and what advice he might have for anyone wanting to start a new fleet or grow an existing one.
1. Why do the racing rules change every four years? The racing rules are locked in place for a four-year period, and can be changed the year after the Olympics. That keeps the rules from changing every year, as they do in most sports, but allows World Sailing to improve the rules as the sport evolves.…Read More
Tom Hubbell, Thistle Class President and Past President of US Sailing, discusses how the Thistle class has adapted to offer quality programming in a changing environment. He are 10 things the Thistle class is doing right!
You are invited to participate in US Sailing’s 2020 National Coaching Symposium, presented by Regatta Craft Mixers. This year’s symposium will be hosted online – December 7-9, 2020. The fourth annual National Coaching Symposium features three days of presentations with a collection of leading sailing coaches and experts from around the country. Registration is FREE for US Sailing members!
It’s the #1 rule in business: know your customer. Yet it’s easy for coaches, parents, and youth sailing leaders to overlook simply asking the kids what they want. This panel puts the kids in control, with a group of US Sailing Youth Advisory Board members sharing their perspectives on what kids want, how youth sailing is changing in 2020, and the future of youth sailing. Click to watch the recorded presentation from Tuesday night!