Monday, January 22, 2018

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Dear Editor, Are women just as good sailors as men? You betcha. The gals do everything the guys do: skipper everything from 10-foot dinghies to massive ocean-going yachts, race, particularly soloing around the world, delivery captains, navigators, even boat builders. In the 19th century more than one wife brought home a full-rigged ship when her […]

Appreciating Sailboat Racing

October 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

I find that sailors live life in intervals from the time we last sailed until we sail again. Many among us enjoy gentle, leisurely sails relaxing with family and friends, while others feed their competitive and athletic natures by participating in competitive racing. These racers, whether part of a team or competing as a match […]

Sail The Sound For Deafness

Sail The Sound For Deafness

August 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The “Sail The Sound For Deafness” Regatta will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2012. The race around Oyster Bay and onto Long Island Sound will be exclusive to Classic Yachts (yachts designed or constructed before 1980, including replicas of Classic Yachts). Oakcliff Sailing is making their fleet available for this fun and elegant race. […]

A Spectator Sport – Sailboat Racing

A Spectator Sport – Sailboat Racing

August 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

A Spectator Sport – Sailboat Racing Kara Jackson If you’ve ever heard the phrase, “get on the rail, roast beef!” it’s likely that: A) you are a sailor, B) you know it’s a command to get to the other side of the boat, C) you’re aware your hefty qualities are an asset, or D) all […]