June 30th, 2019 Yesterday was the last scheduled race of fleet racing. We were scheduled for three races, with the first race starting at 10:30am. The forecast for the day was for the wind to lighten up as the day warmed up, and that it did. We hit the water just before 10 and sailed out to … Continue reading Kiel Wrap Up and back to San Francisco!
June 28th, 2019 So today started a little crazy, not just for us, but for most of the teams. The boys were scheduled to start at 11 today and we were to start at 1. Around 11am, the boys went into a 4 hour postponement, and I think a lot of us got a little relaxed and … Continue reading Day 3: Kiel Week 2019
June 27th, 2019 It was another amazing day of sailing in Kiel today. All night the wind blew and was forecast to hold through most of the day for today's 3 races. We sailed well, but had a couple of mistakes that cost us a couple of points. We ended the day with a score line of … Continue reading Day 2: Kiel Week 2019
June 26th, 2019 It was an awesome day of sailing…sunny, windy, and mostly flat water! We had a great day despite the last race of the day. We finished with a 6,5, 16 and are sitting 15thafter day one of the qualifying races. We were scheduled to start at 3pm today, which was a much later start … Continue reading Day 1: 2019 Kiel Week
June 25th, 2019 Racing starts tomorrow here in Kiel, Germany at the 2019 Kieler Woche sailing week. We rigged up our boat on Monday and managed two days of practice. We both arrived on Sunday, although Paris arrived a little later than originally planned. She had one flight left and it ended up delayed by … Continue reading Kiel Week 2019 Starts Today!
The last Gold medal won by an American sailor was Anna! Donate today and help us bring the USA back to the top! We have just wrapped up two epic training sessions in San Francisco. We had everything from too windy, to not enough wind, and the sailing was amazing! After getting home from our … Continue reading San Francisco June Wrap-Up!
May 18, 2019 Today started off very slow. We only had 2 more races left in the final series, but the day started off with very light winds. We were postponed onshore for about 2 hours. Around 1pm the wind switched to a stable direction and it slowly filled in. We were finally released to … Continue reading Qualified for the Medal Race! Day 6 Europeans
May 16-17, 2019 This European Championship has been quite the marathon! Day 4 we sailed on the outside course and the day started off with 6-8 knots. The prediction was for a slight build, but when we got out there it was definitely a challenging condition, light and lumpy. Day 4 was one of those … Continue reading First race win! Day 4 & 5 European Championship
May 14 - 15, 2019 Today was the end of the qualifying series here at the 2019 Volvo European Championship and today was a big day for us because after Day 2 we were sitting 32nd and needed to jump at least 7 places to make it into the top 25 and solidify a spot … Continue reading Gold Fleet! Day 2 & 3 European Championship
May 13th, 2019 Today marks the first day at the 2019 Volvo European Championship here in Weymouth, England. Weymouth was the host sailing venue for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. For those of you familiar with the area we have a cute little stable house on the hill in Portland and are sharing it … Continue reading Cold, Windy, and Wavy: Day 1 Europeans