Proof Positive: COVID Wins from Wayzata Sailing

This summer put so many real challenges in front of our staff. Ever thankful that our staff and program is walking away from 2020 safe, more or less in one piece, and with plenty in mind for next year.

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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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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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US Sailing to Expand High Performance Training Opportunities for Youth in 2021

Following recent announcements from World Sailing regarding changes to the dates and venues for the 2021 and 2022 Youth Sailing World Championships, US Sailing is planning an expanded training schedule and regimen to continue raising the bar for high-performance sailing in 2021. With support from the America One Foundation and Quantum Racing, the updated and expanded schedule of clinics and regattas will be released in early 2021.

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Siebel Impact Stories from the Mid-Atlantic by Janel Zarkowsky

Every savvy sailor knows to check the wind, current, tide, and the radar before they head out on to the water. When you come to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, where one of our Mid-Atlantic Siebel programs runs at The Downtown Sailing Center, the savvy sailor adds one more forecast to the list: the water quality. 

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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 Interview with Peter Nelson, Founder of Multihull Youth SAIL Foundation

US Sailing connected with Peter Nelson, Founder of Multihull Youth SAIL Foundation (My SAIL), to learn more about the genesis of this foundation to support youth sailors who are interested in and passionate about multihull sailing.

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Siebel Impact Stories from Northern California by Chris Childers

The San Francisco Bay Area is an incredible place to sail simply because of the variety of conditions to sail in. Plus, the number of yacht clubs and community sailing programs makes it one of the most accessible places to sail in the county. Many folks spend years in one corner of the Bay or another and “specialize” in the local conditions. But for some, getting a completely different experience for the cost of a slightly longer drive is worth it. Read the full story by Siebel Coach, Chris Childers.

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Stories from Siebel Coaches: Life Lessons Learned From My Sailors – Listen More

Listening is a powerful tool and often forgotten about when coaching sailing. Sailing instructors often think that our sole job is to plan the lessons and activities we do every day so that we can pass on our knowledge of the sport. But what if we did more listening? What if we gave sailors a choice and a voice in their learning environment?

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Stories from Siebel Coaches: Impact in Hood River, Oregon

While COVID-19 has made running program challenging with local regulations in the Pacific Northwest, the Siebel Sailors Program was able to run small intermediate women’s clinics in Hood River this summer. These clinics were focused on getting more young women skippering and confident in the big breeze the Columbia River Gorge is famous for. Click to learn more from Siebel Coach, Michael Cornew!

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