Monthly Archive: June 2013

Laser Nationals Day 3 Report

Today showed similar conditions to the previous two days. We had our first two races in a 12-20 knot Northwesterly until the breeze died and shifted to the East for our final race. I felt my speed today was solid, particularly downwind. However, strategic decisions were my downfall and forced me to play catch up […]

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Laser Nationals Day 2 Report

Today was one of the more epic days of sailing anyone could ask for. The Race Committee set the race course a bit farther out today to ensure the course was in a strong Northwest gradient breeze. The gradient was in full swing for the first two races with breeze in the upper 20’s and […]

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Laser Nationals Day 1 Report

Today we experienced a variety of conditions on the first day of the Laser National Championship in Santa Cruz, CA. After a quick stretch this morning, an egg sandwich and a bowl of oatmeal with some fruit for breakfast, and rigging my boat for the day of racing, I headed out to the race course […]

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Laser Nationals Preparation

Upon my return home from College Nationals, I thought it was best for me physically and mentally to take some time off the water.  In the meantime, I began to pick up road biking, which is widely recognized as the best form of cardio exercise among the international laser fleet.  Each day, I discovered new […]

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College Sailing Wrap Up

For my first post on the new website and the blog, I think it is appropriate to do a reflection on the most recent chapter of my life and how I look to carry forward the lessons and experiences onto the next chapter. A few weeks ago, I officially finished my last regatta as a […]

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