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A Shot At Greatness It was still dark out when the sound of alarm clocks filled the Oakcliff bunkhouse. Staff and graduates gathered in the office fidgeting in their seats as they waited. It had finally arrived, the day we'd all been waiting for: Tryouts &...

Hunt Lawrence's Financial Seminar The founder and primary benefactor of Oakcliff Sailing, Hunt Lawrence, hosts a weekly financial seminar. He covers a variety of companies and industries ranging from the startup space to the retail market. He gives a comprehensive overview of their current financial status...

  Thank you for joining Oakcliff at the 2018 US Sailing Leadership Forum.  Due to overwhelming demand we are releasing the recipe for the Spicy Waszp! Enjoy! Oakcliff’s Spicy Waszp Muddle in a shaker: Sliced Jalapeños Fresh Wedge of Meyer Lemons Add: 2oz Bourbon .75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice ...

It has been extremely exciting to be apart the Chinese Volvo Ocean Race team Dongfeng Racing. After flying to Alicante with literally 24 hour-notice, I’ve since traveled to Vannes, France; Lisbon, Portugal; Cape Town, South Africa; and I even got to make a stop at...

After a long journey from saint tropez, I finally arrived in Alicante and made my way to the Vestas wind base. There I met Aimee, the logistics manager and Bill, the shore manager as well as other personal on the vestas team. They promptly sent...

1. Trimming the backstay…. a) tightens the leech of the main b) moves the draft of the jib aft c) makes you point higher d) flattens the main Answer: D The backstay tightens the rig and depowers both the main and the jib. a) The tip of the mast is pulled aft...

Flat Water and Fair Weather by Francis K George LONG ISLAND SOUND & ATLANTIC OCEAN - July 3, 2017 Two of Oakcliff Farr 40's, Black & Blue, were delivered to Newport as a pit stop on the way to Marblehead for the start of the race to Halifax....

Beep, beep, beep! "Already?" My hand groped blindly for my alarm. I let out a tired sigh. It was 1:30am, two days before the start of the Annapolis to Newport Race. In order to catch the tide to launch Oakcliff's Weegie, we had to hit...