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 decidedContinue reading “What Is The Great Northern Skiff Squad?”
Brazil goes over the handlebars. Training for Worlds at ABYC. 2017
Checking the fit of some new mast track for the class-owned boat. Repairs and maintenance keep me busy. See you on the water soon! -Richard
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 SkiffContinue reading “Winter Reading List”
BY STUART STREULI / TUESDAY, 29 NOVEMBER 2016 / PUBLISHED IN OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FEATURED POST, OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT RECENT NEWS, OLYMPIC RECENT NEWS “Not only are [sailors] telling themselves to keep going, but now they have another voice—that isn’t a small whisper inside their head—telling them to ‘hike harder’ or ‘be moreContinue reading “Miami ODP Racing Camp Offers Best of Both Worlds”
Is this safe? Maybe not. Is it fun? You bet. One of life’s many paradoxes is most parents want their kids to simply be happy and safe. However, being safe often just doesn’t make people happy!? Uproarious laughter and the intense bonding that comes from memorable experiences usually comes from edgier moments.
ODP Camp Recap: Sail Newport 29er Clinic BY STUART STREULI / WEDNESDAY, 29 JUNE 2016 / PUBLISHED IN OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FEATURED POST, OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT RECENT NEWS, OLYMPIC RECENT NEWS, RECENT NEWS ODP 29er Clinic June 24 to 26, 2016 Sail Newport, Newport, R.I. Two decades ago, the United States got aContinue reading “29ers on the loose”
29er The 29er class website is active (29ernorthamerican.org — including used boats). Meanwhile, the Florida 29er fleet is training regularly from the US Sailing Center Miami and would like more boats. Next event is in MiamiApril 3-4, Friday and Saturday this week, “Midwinters East”. Leandro has spots reserved for girls in the boats you sailed.Continue reading “Miami Try It Out Follow Up”
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