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Just like any sport, sailing is evolving quickly with modern technology. With heavier loads, lighter weight, and optimized designs, the boats are faster, more agile, and inherently more dangerous. As the industry shifts from displacement boats to planing and even foiling boats, crew fitness and...

The Offshore Acorns left the dock in Oyster Bay at 6:30am on Monday. With sunny skies and 8 knots of breeze, they had champagne conditions cruising down Long Island Sound towards the first stop of their trip: Mystic, CT. The first half of the trip was spent motoring...

The first day of the 165th NYYC Annual Regatta consisted of a race around Conanicut Island. With the breeze steadily blowing in the low to mid 20s, it was a quick circumnavigation and the race officials joked afterwards that they should've sent the boats around...

Our High Performance Camp is in full swing, trapeze harnesses and all. Good breeze and sunny skies have made the perfect conditions for the 32 new acorns to hone their skills in the Olympic skiffs and cats. Thanks to support from US Sailing who added...

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...