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Coaches Locker Room: Junior Sailing Coaching 101

Congratulations on landing your first summer coaching job.  Life as a coach is different from as a sailor, more responsibility and more freedom.  Making the most of your summer is all about managing your responsibilities so you can capitalize on your … [Read More...]


Coaches Locker Room: Building a Resume

Building a Resume Whether this is your first coaching job or your last (or so you think), your resume is the first interaction you have with the program director, head instructor, or hiring manager.  Building an effective resume is one of the most important … [Read More...]

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Coaches Locker Room: Sailing Job Hunt Advice

By Airwaves writer Tyler Colvin. So you want to coach sailing? Great, welcome to the best summer job you will ever have.  Whether you are in high school and a junior sailing veteran, or a college athlete with minimal yacht club experience, there are several … [Read More...]



December 8, 2014-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Viper 640 Class Association has continually emphasized providing a contemporary website to support a modern growing class. From its founding the Class was launched with an interactive website that allowed all of … [Read More...]


Staying Fit in the Off Season

By Airwaves writer Lydia Whiteford With all of the regattas over and Thanksgiving break behind us, college sailors all across America are officially done with their fall seasons. For the moment, all we have to worry about is preparing for our final exams … [Read More...]


One-Design Class Profile: DN Iceboat

By Airwaves writer Eric Tobias Your sailing season doesn’t have to end just because it’s getting cold outside.  In fact, for many racers, when December comes around the season is just getting started.  We’ve all seen the AC 72s sail at over 40 knots.  … [Read More...]


One-Design Class Profile: A-Cat

By Airwaves Writer Tyler Colvin In 1956, the International Yacht Racing Union (now the International Sailing Federation, ISAF) created a four-tiered developmental catamaran system with the categories as A-D.  It was an attempt to split up the high … [Read More...]


Event Recap: Butler Cup 2014

By Airwaves Writer Tyler Colvin.        Any chance I get to escape the weather in New England I typically take, so when I got the call to crew on a boat for the Long Beach Yacht Club’s Butler Cup (Grade 3) I didn’t hesitate.  The event, running November 15-16 … [Read More...]