Author: Jacon Mayer

A beautiful Saturday of racing led into a hectic, leave-your-spinnaker ashore Sunday as the Frankenstorm approaches.  Congratulations to Chris Poole (sailing with Sapling graduate Solomon Krevans trimming main) for first place, Lance Fraser(sailing with Sapling graduates Chris Kennedy and Max St. Maurice) for 2nd, and...

Congratulations to David Storrs and crew for taking first place in the August Grade 4 Clinegatta, overcoming very light and shifty winds, as well as some tough competition, to win a three-way tie for first place.  Craig Albrecht took second, and Sapling Jon Hammond and...

For all Acorns, Saplings, alums and future students: we hope you are as interested in protecting the marine environment (our playground) as we are.  If you are, you'll be interested in applying for the awards co-sponsored by the American Salvage Association and the North American...

The August Grade 3 saw fantastic southerly winds and intense racing from a very competitive fleet of nine.  Congratulations to David Storrs for taking 1st place, Magnus Sandberg (with two Saplings and one Oakcliff staff member onboard) for 2nd, and Chris Poole for third.  Full...

On Friday, Ladi and Sappling Brock Kraebel brought Oakcliff's Nacra 20 catamaran out to the North Fork of Long Island for the Around Shelter Island Regatta. The regatta is the World's Longest Sunfish Race and has  hosted beach catamarans for the last 25 years. It...

Oyster Bay, New York:  At approximately 3:30am Saturday June 16th, my phone rang and I was instantly awake, heart pounding noting that the call was coming from a satellite phone.  Jeff MacFarlane who was racing the Oakcliff Ker 11.3 double handed with co-skipper Mike Tolsma...

It was a tough regatta for competitors and race committee alike.  Very light and puffy airs only allowed two flights to get off on Saturday, and extremely shifty breeze made it even more difficult on Sunday.  Fortunately (and thanks to all involved) we were able...

Our first Grade 3 of the season saw some incredible action!  Perfectly cleared penalties around the pin, windward dial ups, some intense luffing matches and lots of international competition, with Poland, Canada, Bermuda, Sweden and Bermuda all represented.  Congratulations to Krysztof Rosinski for winning and...

May 21, 2012 – Oyster Bay New York [caption id="attachment_3858" align="aligncenter" width="410" caption="Celebration Captured by Cheryll Kerr Regattaphotos.net"][/caption] On a weekend where someone ordered up 4 glorious days of weather, the teams that traveled the furthest ended up with the top spots at the Oakcliff Spring Clinegatta....

Our second grade 5 of the 2012 season. 1.  Andreas Giacoumis 2.  Mike Quaglio 3.  Anthony Pulgram 4.  Doug Shannon 5. Danielle Gallo...