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Exercising at Peak 180 when he was still at Oakcliff Last October, Oakcliff collaborated with New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, to host a week of training & tryouts with Oakcliff graduates. Sean O’Halloran stood out amongst the candidates.  When...

 A little over a year ago, Sara Stone left her career in infectious disease control to become a Sapling at Oakcliff and pursue her dream of doing the Ocean Race. Since graduating from the program, her career has been pedal to the metal; just last week she did bow...

Oakcliff’s three Farr 40s and the Open 30 Overproof embarked on the Annapolis to Newport Race at 11am on Saturday, June 8. For the first 15 hours of the race, the teams juggled their jibs and Code Zeros reaching out of the Chesapeake Bay. Farr 40s Blue and...

OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK (June 2, 2019) – Pearson Potts, the 2017 US Match Racing Champion (USMRC), lived up to his title at Oakcliff’s June Grade 3 regatta where, out of eight races, he only incurred one loss to second place finisher Chris Poole. Potts...

The send button on this week’s newsletter was clicked prematurely and the coolest news from last weekend wound up on the digital cutting room floor. We apologize for the mix-up but hope you enjoy this Block Island bonus. After blitzkrieging through the Melges 24 Distance Race...

OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK (May 19, 2019) - For most of the six teams in Oakcliff’s May Grade 4 Regatta, it was the first match race regatta of the season so the teams who came out on top were the ones who shook off the...

Oyster Bay, New York - Sunday morning, April 14th just over one month after top US Match Racer and Oakcliff board member David Storrs passed away, 97 competitors and volunteers boarded their boats for the David Storrs Memorial Qualifier for the USMRC. With no wind and heavy...

Watch last year's High Performance Acorns in action OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (March 21, 2019) - Oakcliff Sailing has joined forces with US Sailing to host a High Performance Acorn Training Camp for aspiring Olympic athletes. It will take place June 7-20, 2019 at Oakcliff’s facilities in...

Oakcliff's purchasing manager Ladi Oguntoyinbo has raced for years on Jordan and Shannon Mindich's J/105 Solstice in the Heineken Regatta in St. Maarten. With the arrival of his first child last year, Ladi passed the baton along to Oakcliff Match 40 Fleet Manager Greg...

Winter Sapling Cullen Zelenka teaches Harry how to prepare a Match 40 for bottom paint by masking the waterline with tape. Harry Prager first heard about Oakcliff while sailing Optis in Oyster Bay. He overheard some of his friends talking about it so he reached out...