What’s Going On and our Crowdfunding with Dreamfunda

       Cold Training in Newport and our Crowdfunding program. Yesterday we went out in the foggy,light air on Newport Harbor in just under 5 knots of breeze. We spent about 1.5 hours on the water just to check it out but the current was ripping so we decided to head in and we…

Heading towards Olympic Gold Medal

Our Quest For An Olympic Gold Medal

Our goal of winning an Olympic Gold Medal drives everything we do! From the moment we wake up each morning and until our brains shut down on our pillow at night we are thinking about what we need to accomplish our goals which will lead us to winning Olympic Gold Medals in Rio 2016. We…

Discipline and focus are key

Discipline To Turn Dreams Into Reality

  Jessica and David have the discipline to turn their dreams into reality for the 2016 Olympic Games. Vince Lombardi once said “Mental toughness is many things and rather difficult to explain. Its qualities are sacrifice and self-denial. Also, most importantly, it is combined with a perfectly disciplined will that refuses to give in. It’s…

Persistence and Determination are Omnipotent

Company That Understands the Value of Persistence

Delta Lloyd is a company that many sailors know because of their long standing support of our sport, but what is the reason for their persistence in a sport that many ignore?                Sailing is a sport that requires dedication, perseverance, hard work and the persistence to continually improve…

Training in Newport

Training in Newport

We are well underway on our training in Newport, RI! Arriving in Newport after sailing for a week in Cleveland in heavy breeze and warm Lake Erie waters was a bit of a shock to the system. But we are young and can quickly adjust to what is waiting for us everywhere we go.  Newport…

Jessica Claflin

Jessica Claflin Sailing Featured on NewportRI.com

We are excited to see increased coverage for Jessica Claflin and her Olympic efforts as featured in www.NewportRI.com   A recount of the article about Jessica Claflin and her efforts to go to the Rio Olympics with partner David Hein is below. You can read the article in full detail from The Newport Daily News article…

MACRA 17 Cleveland

Olympic NACRA 17 Training in Cleveland, Ohio

We have wrapped up our Olympic NACRA 17 training at The Cleveland Yachting Club in Rocky River, Ohio.   My beginnings in the sport of sailing were here on Lake Erie. I still remember my first day of Sail Camp at CYC when I was only 8 years old. The excitement was real, the friendships…