David and Arielle take on Hiram’s Haul

Hiram’s Haul started 15 years ago and has continued on every year after that. It is a two day, round trip, 30-mile distance race from POW/MIA Park in Melbourne, FL to Riverside Park in Sebastian, FL. This regatta is open to all classes of beach catamarans from 16-22ft in length (they use the SCHRS handicap…

Achieving New Height at Team EXOS

David Hein and Arielle Darrow take on new heights by accepting an invitation from Team EXOS, the most elite gym in the world, to train at their facility in Phoenix, AZ. EXOS teaches everything, from strength training, endurance training, HIIT and high-level sport-specific training. They also have a plethora of performance specialists, nutritionists, chefs and researchers; they…

Formation of Team HDsailing

          After a long week of the ISAF Worlds in Miami, David Hein and Arielle Darrow officially joined forces and formed the team Team HDsailing. They already are off to a great start with Arielle owning a F18 and David owning a Nacra 17. Therefore they will have 2 different fleets…

Practice before ISAF World Cup Miami 2016

David Hein and Arielle Darrow team up for the first time before the ISAF World Cup in Miami, FL. They were able to connect through mutual F18 sailors before the event started. Arielle just came from a first place finish in Islamorada for the F18 Midwinters. After a nice flight, they set on their adventure…

David Hein at Churchill Downs

Meet David Hein the Person

David Hein is an 18 year old athlete focused on the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. You are on this blog about his Olympic campaign so you know about his sailing, this article is more about who David is as a person, what drives him, what sets him apart from typical teenagers and exactly what…

2013 CISA Advanced Racing Clinic

Qualifying for the US Sailing Development team this year has energized my enthusiasm and motivated me to pick-up my game in all areas. One of the biggest changes to my training program is the addition of the Nation’s most advanced training camps and those all start with the 2013 CISA Advanced Racing Clinic. As I…

Sarasota Sailfest

Sarasota Sailfest Features High Performance Cats!

This next weekend sailors are hitting the waters of Sarasota for some fun at the Sarasota Sailing Squadron and their Sarasota Sailfest regatta.   This is one of the FSA youth events, and the only one that offers a start for multihulls. Sarasota is a great place to sail, and they throw one heck of a party…