Rockin’ the F16

So I have been dealing with a lot of stress these past few weeks, dealing with a new partner on the boat and trying to figure out what my campaign is going to shape up like over the summer. Sailing with someone new is difficult and adding the pressure of needing to win the countries…

Sarasota, Clearwater and Gulfport

Ready for a trio of sailing in Sarasota, Clearwater and Gulfport coming up over the next week and a half! Following my awesome experience in Los Angeles at the CISA Clinic this past week, I got to fly home on the redeye flight so I could take my FCAT’s for the rest of the school…

The Right Equipment For The Job!

Yesterday I hopped on to my new 2013 Viper F16 in Clearwater, Florida to take her for a spin and see how different she feels to my boat from last year.  For a one-design, the Viper is an awesome platform to be able to sail fast and enjoy everything about our sport.  The new additions…

The Ultimate Goal and How To Get There!

Everyone knows that I am aiming to win the Olympic Gold Medal in the Mixed Multihull discipline at the Games in Rio!  Most of you know that I will stop at nothing to achieve my goal and that I have dedicated the next four years of my life to this one.  I also have some…

Back To Clearwater For More Training

Since I first started sailing multihulls, I have been dong a lot of my training in Clearwater, Florida.  My coach, Robbie Daniels and Red Gear Racing are based here and so it is a perfect place to train in light and shifty breeze.   Red Gear Racing offers a pretty incredible setup for young and advanced…

It’s an AHPC Viper For Me

In the world of F16 sailing there are a lot of choices.  There are many great boat builders that have tremendous designs and intriguing use of the simple box rule of this development class.  The sails, the blades, the spars and even the tramps and the way they are attached all make a difference as the manufacturers…

2013 US Sailing Development Team

At US Sailing’s qualifying regatta for the 2013 ISAF Youth World Championship regatta, America’s top youth sailors gather to compete for the opportunity to represent the country at the worlds #1 youth regatta! This year was my first exposure to the qualifier as it is the first year I am out of an Optimist (which…