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…

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…

olympic Sailing Sponsorship

Moving Into Olympic Trials With Strong Sponsorship Potential

We are moving full-steam towards the Olympic Sailing Trials and have some tremendous sponsorship opportunities for your company right now! After 1,482 days of dedicated focus on becoming an Olympic sailor for the United States in the 2016 Rio Games, we are now in the final stretch of our journey to realizing the success of…

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 Hein Under A Microscope

My Life Under A Microscope

Some People Ask Me Why I Live My Life Under A Microscope I have been asked my some people why I am sailing an Olympic campaign when it means that the life I live is under a microscope and my answer is always the same. I am engaged in this campaign because I am driven to…

David and Abigail Barnstable Brown Gala

A Unique Approach to Olympic Campaign Fundraising

It is no surprise that sailing an Olympic Campaign is expensive and that it requires the athletes to do a lot of fundraising to compete at this level Some athletes engaged in an Olympic Sailing campaign take the approach that money is money and so they go to the lowest hanging fruit to fund their…

Brian Vickers at Kentucky Derby

Chance Meeting with Brian Vickers at Kentucky Derby

Went to Kentucky Derby and met with NASCAR driver Brian Vickers Waking up Saturday morning after my amazing evening at the Barnstable-Brown Gala was difficult to say the least. The party went practically all night and frankly I wish the night had never ended. I got up and was excited to go to the Kentucky…