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This past weekend, Saplings Chris, Jon, Madeline, and Seth hauled Oakcliff’s Lasers up to Niantic, CT to compete in Niantic Bay Yacht Club’s Annual Laser Regatta. The regatta was a perfect fit for the Oakcliff crew. It worked nicely into an open slot in the...

Collin Weston decided that he wanted to dedicate his life to boats—building and sailing them—before he even enrolled in high school. This summer, he has taken steps toward making this goal his reality by becoming a Sapling (one of 12 motivated sailors between the ages...

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...

It was very rewarding to see the Oakcliff teams come together and perform at high levels as this week's Clinegatta went along. Coach Will Tiller used a different perspective than some of the other coaches who have been at Oakcliff this year. He focused on how...

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...

Our own Ervin Grove, Sapling is sailing aboard 92 foot super-maxi Med Spirit across the Atlantic. His notes below are well worth reading. We have left them 'as is' as we feel that is more authentic. Greetings from the north atlantic, Here is the write up of...

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...

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....