From Orange Bowl Regatta to NACRA 17 at ISAF World Cup REgattas

It’s Orange Bowl Regatta Time of Year

It’s that time of year where everyone is getting excited about the Orange Bowl Regatta and spending the end of the year in Miami! My first time sailing in Miami was my first OB regatta.  I was only 9 years old and sailing in the green fleet in the Optimist class. Being from Cleveland, Ohio…

David and Jimmy Spithill

LYC Youth Sailing Foundation Dinner with Jimmy Spithill

This week I attended the LYC Youth Sailing Foundation dinner with Jimmy Spithill. When people who are into sailing hear the name Jimmy Spithill today they immediately think of the greatest comeback in all of sports history when he won the 34th America’s Cup regatta after coming from behind 8 races to 1 in a…

Olympic Gold in Sailing

Please Support our efforts to win Olympic Gold

We love what we do and we are focused on winning Olympic Gold in 2016 but we need your help.   Even though we absolutely love what we are doing, I mean who wouldn’t love to be sailing in warm water with sunshine, wind and everything that goes along with that; but we are working…

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…

Jessica Claflin

Jessica Claflin Joins FollowMeToRio Campaign for GOLD

Jessica Claflin knows where the Gold is in Rio and is determined to bring it home on the NACRA17.   There are a lot of ways to define success in an Olympic Campaign. Some athletes sail a campaign simply to challenge themselves and to see how they compare to the top athletes in the country.…

Cleveland Yachting Club

Our Cleveland Benefit Is Tonight

Tonight is the night of our big benefit dinner at the Cleveland Yachting Club in Rocky River, Ohio.   Sailing an Olympic campaign has been a huge learning experience up to this point. Everything from learning how to plan a budget for my expenses to coordinating transportation of my equipment around the globe to streamlining my…

Westlife Newspaper

WestLife Newspaper Coverage

I am honored to appear on the cover of the most recent Westlife Newspaper!   It is not every day when I am covered by local newspapers and to my knowledge have never been front-page news, that is until this edition of the Westlife in Northeast, Ohio.  Paper staff writer Sue Botos spent some time…