US Sailing Team’s High Performance Practice

I’m just a couple of days away from the first High Performance practice of the US Sailing Team for this quadrennium. It also happens to be my first practice since making the team back in January of this year. I have to say that I am excited to get everyone together for the practice, but at…

Goals, Focus and Fun

After having a breakfast meeting with Coaches Robbie Daniels and Leandro Spina yesterday morning, I realized that I need to focus more on the here and now and less on my plans of the next few years. I sail because it is fun.  I can’t imagine anything more fun than being on a boat and…

The Right Equipment For The Job!

Yesterday I hopped on to my new 2013 Viper F16 in Clearwater, Florida to take her for a spin and see how different she feels to my boat from last year.  For a one-design, the Viper is an awesome platform to be able to sail fast and enjoy everything about our sport.  The new additions…

Triple Crown of Sailing … How I am Doing It

Being a youth sailor I have a lot of opportunities to sail against the top sailors in the world at venues that provide exciting and difficult challenges.  I have the ability to sail at top youth events around the globe and can gain exposure at all the other events, giving me exposure to a greater…

BROOKE E. GONZALEZ ADV. RACING CLINIC ADDS F16 CATS!

For years top dinghy youth from around the country hooked up their trailers and packed up their gear to head to Sail Newport in the heart of USA competitive sailing, Newport, Road Island! For the first time, Sail Newport has added the high-performance catamaran (Formula 16) to their list of supported fleets at this prestigious event.  The…

St Pete NOODS Start Today!

Today is the first day of racing at the St Pete NOOD regatta.  I have been over on the West Coast of Florida for the past week training with Red Gear Racing for my campaign, but I am sailing an AHPC C2 F18 with Todd Riccardi who arrived LATE last night.  Today we have to…

16 and Flying High!

Sailing is my life…for now and for the foreseeable future. A couple of weeks ago I turned 16.  This is a milestone year for kids everywhere.  At 16, we gain a higher level of independence.  We can drive…without our parents in the car.  We can choose where we go and when.  We can expand our horizons and meet new…