Worlds Practice Race

Today was the last practice day for worlds, and we were lucky enough to have the Race Committee put together a practice race for us. I was not expecting much from it other than some good line ups and practice starts in the lighter than usual breeze that we had today. I would only think…

Almost 120 boats on the beach each evening ready to race

Practice Day

Blair and I fixed a few things on the boat this morning and are getting ready to roll out for another couple hours on the Pacific Ocean.  Sailing out here is like a dream come true.  18 knots every afternoon and the sunshine that just doesn’t stop… Sailing in worlds is a great experience.  There are so…

LA Baby!

After an ungodly early flight for anyone (but especially for a teenager) I arrived in Los Angeles yesterday morning and headed off to ABYC to find the boat and those that had already arrived.  Well, I did have to stop off at In-N-Out to get my fill of the best fast food ever since I…

Standing in the boatpark

School, Sailing and Life

It is that time of year again when all of my friends are back in school, complaining about the workload, their class schedule and the apparent lack of free time they now realize in their lives. School is a normal part of life for us teenagers, and when we graduate from college life will take…

123 Strong at the 2012 F18 Worlds in Los Angeles, CA

While I am starting to prepare to head South for a long winter of training (which will include finding a full-time partner for the campaign), my primary focus right now is on the F18 World Championship regatta, which I am sailing with New England sailor Blair Tolland. While we will only have the Canadian National…

F-18 Worlds 2012

This week I was asked to sail the F-18 worlds with Blair Toland from Newport on his Nacra Infusion. Worlds is in September in Los Angles California. There will be some of the best Catamaran sailors in the world including Oracle Racing (Americas Cup Defender) skipper Darren Bundock. Blair and I will have very little time…