David Hein laying on Viper F16

Video Update # 2 From FollowMeToRIO

Well it has been a busy couple of weeks and editing has taken longer than expected to get this video live for everyone to see but my update on the past couple of weeks of training, including the US Sailing Team practice that took place here in Miami. Before you watch the video, many of…

Christopher Williford Sailing Optis

Christopher Williford has influenced my sailing career

Christopher Williford has influenced my attitude towards competitive sailing. And now Christopher needs our help! When I began sailing my Optimist competitively there were hotshot sailors that everyone idolized. As all things in Optimist, those top gun sailors quickly aged out and were replaced by others. Before long, sailors that I knew pretty well were…

David talks Advanced Sailing

My Week At The US Sailing Team Practice

The US Sailing Team Practice this past week in Miami made me think about my beginnings in this sport and where I have come in a relatively short period of time… When I started sailing back at the Cleveland Yachting Club sail camp, the biggest goal anyone talked about was sailing at Jr. Bay Week.…

Cleveland Yachting Club

I began sailing when I was 8 years old at the Cleveland Yachting Club in Rocky River, Ohio. ¬†The club has a summer long sail camp where members from the age of 8 – 18 learn the essentials of sailing, water skiing, kayaking and more while experiencing life on Lake Erie. I was¬†fortunate that when…