What an emotional roller coaster of a ride it has been these past few months. Having trained in California for 2.5 months and then spending July and August in Canada, working on speed and fitness, I headed to Santander Spain for the month of September. The ISAF World Championships were being held there and this was everything that I had been [...]
For those of you wondering where I have been, sorry…. I have been concentrating on my sailing and fitness all in preparation for the ISAF World Championships in Santander Spain this September. (more…)
Having wrapped 2 months of training in California, I went back to Rhode Island, where I competed in the J-70 Bacardi Regatta, which was all very new to me. Learned a lot, but didn’t have a great score! I was then asked to sail in the VXone North Americans a boat that I had sailed in Miami for the Bacardi Cup back in March. Its a fun boa [...]
The final day of racing saw conditions similar to the 3rd day of the regatta. The marine layer wasn’t burning off quickly making it hard for the breeze to fill in. The points were all very tight and it was going to be a close battle. (more…)
Thursday was the start of the Laser North Americans. The breeze came in early and we had some long racing. The first race was 75 minutes, which isn’t normal. We had 3 races that day and it was just a real physical test. I had a 8,6,7 for the racing that day and it put me in 7th overall. (more…)
I haven’t been updating much because I have been really busy training out here in Long Beach California. This is a great place to be and a very consistent place to sail. I haven been here since the beginning of May training hard, both in the gym and on the boat.
This Thursday is the start of the 2014 Laser North American Ch [...]