Teaching to Learn

Teaching to Learn in the NACRA 17

This weekend at NACRA 17 Nationals here in Oyster Bay, New York I have been sailing with Chris who is new to the boat and that gives me the ability to be teaching to learn and I am realizing I am learning much more than I expected here at Oakcliff Sailing. The NACRA 17 is…

17 year old David Hein

It all started in Rocky River, Ohio

As I sit here surrounded by the countries top sailors in Oyster Bay, New York I can’t help but think about my beginnings in this sport back home in Rocky River, Ohio.   I can remember when I was 7 years old and my siblings were getting ready to go to sail camp at CYC…

NACRA 17 Nationals at Oakcliff Sailing

NACRA 17 Nationals at Oakcliff

Spending my summer at Oakcliff Sailing has been an eye opening experience that I will talk about in depth in another post, but this weekend the entire US NACRA 17 fleet is in town for the National Championships.   Because I have not yet spent time training with my new campaign partner leading up to…