Monthly Archive: January 2014

SWC Miami Day 4

After sitting in the rain yesterday and no wind, we finally got to stretch the legs out and surf downwind today as the breezed picked up to 8-13 knots from the North. It was a tricky day, but the right moves could be made with heads up strategies and solid boat speed. Today I showed […]

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SWC Miami 2014 Day 2

Tough, long day here in Miami. We spent another several hours on shore waiting for the sea breeze to trickle in. Around 2:30 we left the dock and got a single race off this afternoon. Breeze was very light from the southeast, but held a steady direction throughout my pre race routine. It was unknown […]

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SWC Miami 2014 Day 1

It was a long, tricky day of sailing here in Miami with a light, winter sea breeze. It was a game of getting off the line clean, being patient, and picking the right edge of the course with the long wind shifts. My first race I had a great start at the pin end and […]

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Rio de Janeiro and SWC Miami Preparation

It has been a rollercoaster ride the last few weeks. After the New Year, I headed down to Rio de Janeiro on January 5th to spend a week of racing at the Olympic venue. During my stay, I travelled with Charlie Buckingham, Erik Bowers, and Erika Reineke. Our coach Mark Littlejohn had plans join us, […]

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