Miami Nacra 17

Difficult Conditions for the NACRA 17 in Miami

This past weekend Katie and I sailed at the MYC Fall Harvest Regatta against some top multihull sailors in the region and we were faced with tough conditions for the NACRA 17 in Miami! Going into the weekend, I told Katie that I was not too excited about sailing in the regatta. When we first…

David sailing into Rocky River's CYC

From the Mouth of the Rocky River to Copacabana

I have spent my entire life at yacht clubs and and sailing on boats so it’s only natural that I am taking my experience from the Cleveland Yachting Club in Rocky River, Ohio all the way to the beaches of Copacabana, Brazil! My dad often tells a story of how the staff at CYC in…

Fitness, Training and Focus on Smooth Transitions

Many of my friends from Ohio and other Northern locals are envious of my Winter life in the Tropics of Miami, but my daily life is far from relaxation on the beach! Fitness, Training and Focus on Smooth Transitions are keys to making the demands of my teenage life bearable and are leading the charge…

All the Right Things At the Right Time

Katie and David are doing all the right things to make a big splash on their way to Rio2016! As teenage athletes there are a lot of distractions in our lives. School, grades, thinking about college, relationships, parents, parties, having “fun”, hanging out and goofing off are just a few of them but to become…