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Why I chose Jacksonville University for my education

David Heads off to Jacksonville University As many of you know, my education has been anything but typical up to this point in my life.  In 7th grade I left school in Rocky River, Ohio to pursue my dream of becoming a champion in the sport of sailing. Leaving behind family and friends to strive…

Olympic NACRA 17 sailing

Amazing Athletes At the Rio Olympics

The Rio Olympics are here! For four years elite level athletes pour 100% of their life into one single goal, to represent their country at the Games and win Gold while competing.  In the sport of sailing in the USA nearly a dozen teams in each fleet commit their time, their effort, their money and…

Getting Classy at the Unbridled Eve Gala

After a great day at the Kentucky Oaks with artist Dr. Nicolosi and Brooke Wiseman, we hit the Unbridled Eve gala in a new Chevy pick up truck. The Unbridled Eve gala is a black tie event held on Derby Eve that begins with an amazing cocktail hour sponsored by local Kentucky bourbon distilleries. The event…

Team HDsailing Takes on the Kentucky Oaks 2016 in style

Arielle and David Make First Public Appearance at Kentucky Oaks 2016 With the success of our social media, Delta Dental invited Team HDsailing out to the 2016 Kentucky Oaks and Unbridled Eve event. We were very delighted for this event and that means we finally get to get dressed up and show off a little! No…

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…

2016 ISAF World Cup Miami

For never sailing together, David and Arielle’s personalities seem to really match up out on the water. After the first day, they placed 39, 41 and 33 which is pretty good for sailing together for the first time. They were still having some issues with the port daggerboard. Day two of the regatta was David’s…

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…