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2014 J/70 Charleston Race Week Results and Reports

By Geoff Becker Team Helly Hansen:  Skipper, Tim Healy, Tactician/Trimmer: Geoff Becker, Trimmer: Sam Stokes, Bow: Gordon Borges Day 2   3 races, 2 heats/race (races course 4, 4 legs and downwind finish)      Wind 6-12 knots from the South, shifty … [Read More...]


Sail1Design’s Team Race Rankings, 9 APRIL 2014!!

As qualifiers finished up this past weekend, the berths for Team Race Nationals in June were filled! Some of the usual heavy-hitters like Stanford, St. Mary's, Roger Williams and Charleston secured their berths and some of the top spots in our rankings this … [Read More...]


2014 Baldwin Cup Team Race Video Report

The Baldwin Cup Team Race was conceived in the fall of 2007 on a Tuesday afternoon conference call looking to reinvigorate the US Yacht Club Challenge. Staff Commodore Bill Palmer had recently returned from a trip back east and had witnessed the success of … [Read More...]


SailFuture Sets Course Toward a Worthy Mission

By Airwaves writer Clinton Hayes For Founder and Executive Director Michael Long, SailFuture is built on personal experience. Having spent 2 years in and out of Florida’s juvenile justice system, his probation officer sent him from program to program, but … [Read More...]

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SSA to Host One-Design Demo Day!

SAVE THE DATE: 19 APRIL 2014 SSA Demo Day will feature over 20 boats from every one of SSA's one design fleets and a few new boats that aren't fleets yet, each one represented by their most enthusiastic sailors who can't wait to take you out for a sail or … [Read More...]


Sail1Design Launches Improved Airwaves Website!!

Hard at work behind the scenes, Sail1Design has been putting together an improved, new-look website, on a totally new web platform. Times change, so S1D & Airwaves put together what we feel is a more user-friendly, searchable, attractive, interactive site. … [Read More...]


Team One Newport and College Sailing Programs

When Team One Newport started in January of 1985, it launched one of the first College Sailing Discount programs.  Team One Newport’s founder, Martha Parker, had raced in college on Bucknell’s club sport team and knew first-hand what gear was necessary for … [Read More...]


Sail Tuning with Andrew Kerr: Time to Power Up

By Andrew Kerr, North U. Coach, & guest writer for Airwaves Your team is sailing upwind and all is well , good speed and height on the boats around you , suddenly the boats stands up and the speed drops quickly as does the ability to point – “ net loss … [Read More...]