Latest Airwaves


Starting: Make it or Break It

By Airwaves writer Rachel Bennung In high school and college sailing your start is one of the most important things. You may be thinking, well getting a good start is important in any race. You are correct, however, in high school and college sailing it is … [Read More...]


So What Exactly IS a “Pro Sailor,” Anyway?

By Airwaves writer Joe Cooper The rapid commercialization of the America's Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race has introduced to the rest of the sailing world in a dramatic fashion the idea of “professional sailor”. But just exactly IS a Professional Sailor? At … [Read More...]


Club Profile: Camp Winadu

Camp Winadu is America’s finest full season sports camp for boys.  It is located in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts only 2 1/2 hours from NYC and Boston. Winadu combines the high-quality instruction of a sports specialty camp and the fun and … [Read More...]

Larks on Line

Back to the Future? A Look at the Lark Dinghy

By Rachael Silverstein Since the first inter-collegiate dinghy fleet race in 1930, small boats and fast racing have become a healthy addiction for young sailors across the country. In 1934, Princeton developed the Tiger dinghy, which expanded college racing … [Read More...]

Headsail change

From the Experts: Headsail Changes

By Airwaves writer Andrew Kerr The call of “change the headsail “has resonated with teams since the inception of competitive sailing. It is one of the ultimate calls to action for a team as the crew hurriedly goes about their tasks, very often under the … [Read More...]


Club Profile: Falling Creek Sailing Program

Nestled in a peaceful mountaintop cove, Falling Creek provides a unique opportunity for physical, spiritual, and social growth. We believe boys need a place where they can unplug from technology and just “be boys”. Falling Creek Seeks Head of Sailing … [Read More...]


Club Profile: Great Harbor Yacht Club

Great Harbor Yacht Club, situated on picturesque Nantucket harbor, offers its members exceptional recreational opportunities and dining options while making sure to immerse our members in Nantucket's unique locale. The GHYC Clubhouse was designed by local … [Read More...]


Club Profile: Sarasota Yacht Club

Camaraderie. At the Sarasota Yacht Club, a spirit of friendship and community makes everyone feel welcome. Whether you glide in dockside or step inside the new luxurious clubhouse, you’re greeted with a warm smile and outstretched hand. Our varied membership … [Read More...]


Class Profile: RS Quest

RS Sailing would like to introduce the development of their latest sailboat, the RS Quest. Designed by RS Sailing and Jo Richards, the RS Quest is a 14’ 1” dinghy developed for use across all sailing programs across North America. RS Sailing have been … [Read More...]


Club Profile: Little Traverse Sailors, Michigan

News Flash: Little Traverse YC has a RACE TEAM COACH position opening!About Little Traverse SailorsLittle Traverse Sailors, a 501(C)(3) charitable education organization, has been a leader in teaching youth and adults how to sail for sixty years. Our mission … [Read More...]


South Carolina YC OPTI Team Race Results and Report

For Immediate Release- November 11, 2015 The South Carolina Yacht Club presented an idea to bring six teams from across North America to Hilton Head Island.  With the help of Zim Sailing and the Westin Hilton Head Resort and Spa the concept of "OPTI" was … [Read More...]


Working Together for Sailing Success

By Rachael Bennung, Airwaves writer Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company, once said; “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” This quote is very relatable to sailing in doublehanded boats. We see many … [Read More...]


Club Profile: Cape Cod Sea Camps

News Flash: Cape Cod Sea Camps is Hiring! View their open jobs HERE The Cape Cod Sea Camps Mission Through personal commitment and dedicated to the development and guidance of youth we will provide a unique educational environment in which individuals … [Read More...]


Club Profile: Kittery Point Yacht Club

Kittery Point Yacht Club is located in New Castle NH, on the southern shore of the Piscataqua River. Its clubhouse stands opposite Seavey Island, home of the historic Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Ships from all over the world pass before it, vying with local … [Read More...]