Sowing the Seeds of Speed While Fostering Fun

Influential Coaches & the High School Sailing Boom From the February issue of 48° North On a misty Saturday afternoon, I sit with one of the local island families in the Orcas Island High School gym watching their…

College Match Racing: The Transition from Dinghies to Keelboats

While I can’t claim to know the exact origins of the sport of match racing, I’d be willing to guess that it began sometime immediately after construction of the second sailboat was complete. As humans, we seem to have a…