What Is The Great Northern Skiff Squad?

Who We Are We are a bunch of sailors who love these tricky 29ers and we are lucky enough to be supported by parents and coaches who appreciate the difficulties and rewards the little skiffs offer. About 5 years ago a few sailors in the Massachusetts and Rhode Island area graduated from Optimists and decided…

Youth Champs Regatta Report by Lauren Elder

Youth Championship 2018 29er Fleet Review By Lauren Elder The Youth Championship regatta hosted by the U.S sailing association is an amazing opportunity to compete with passionate, advanced group of sailors.  I have many positive things to say about my experience at this regatta starting with the venue.  Carolina Yacht Club is a beautiful facility…

Winter Reading List

High Performance Sailing by Frank Bethwaite Fast Handling Technique by Frank Bethwaite Bethwaite designed the 29er. His writing is dense, but enjoyable. The Inner Game of Tennis by W. Timothy Gallwey A short primer on sports Psychology. Cayard Notes Mental Imagery Psychological-Advice-for-Racing-Sailors SPORT PSYCHOLOGY   Winter Video List 4 Excellent Videos from Willie McBride 2Niner Skiff…