US Sailing to Drive Resources & Support for One Design Sailing

In an effort to promote and grow one design participation in the United States, US Sailing has revitalized a committee to focus on supporting these sailors and this very important segment of our sport. The One Design Committee will be composed of diverse geographic and one design class members. Their mission will begin by addressing areas that have been identified as priorities for one design sailors and class associations.

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The Secret Is Out! Keeping the Thistle Alive in a Changing World

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!

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Crewing: Raising Your Game with Soft Skills

Dan Fien offers crewing tips on how to streamline the learning process and the development of effective communication skills.

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The 29er and the Skiff Generation Scene

Philip Muller, Head Coach & Founder of 2NINER / Skiff Generation, discusses skiff sailing and why youth are attracted to this form of sailing. Learn more about what skiff sailing has to offer youth.

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Strong Team Culture is the Keystone of a Successful Team

How do you attract the right sailors to build a successful team? Create a team culture that will compel your sailors to take time out of their lives to join you onboard.

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Collegiate Offshore Sailing in the Figaro 2

Learn more about the Collegiate Offshore Sailing Circuit and their mission to teach fundamental offshore seamanship skills to college sailors.

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What’s Old Can Be New Again – Intergenerational Sailing Makes the Difference

Sailing with adults and on many different boat types was once the norm for young sailors. But youth sailing, like many other youth sports, has become increasingly specialized in the past few decades.

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Rules with Rocky: Understanding Current & Tide on the Racecourse

This month we are going to learn about current on the racecourse. To understand current on the racecourse, you need to understand the difference between CURRENT and TIDE!

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An “Oldie but Goodie” – How the Shields Class Stays Happy and Healthy

How is it that the Shields Class can be so optimistic given recent setbacks and amidst the current global uncertainty? A short list of reasons can be summarized: Passion, Organizational Strength, Strong Communication, and holding steadfast to the Shield’s rigid one design class rules.

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Interview with Mike Wyatt, President of the American Model Yachting Association

The American Model Yachting Association was founded 50 years ago as an informal organization. Currently, membership stands at approximately 2,250 members and they sanction about 30 classes of radio controlled boats. Learn more about this fun, growing area of sport.

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