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Oakcliff’s final Grade 5 match race of the season was won by newcomer (to Oakcliff and to match racing) Benton Amthor representing SUNY Maritime. Roberto Steves took second, while Carrson Pierce grabbed third. See the full results here.  “We really focused on speed, just making the...

[caption id="attachment_375877" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Kate Bjerregaard and Wesley Bright scream downwind at sundown.[/caption] October 16, 2020 (OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK) - Oakcliff’s second Doublehanded Offshore Race of 2020 was won by Ethan Johnson and Barbara “Baisa” Karpinska in the toughest race yet. Johnson, Oakcliff’s Training Director,...

Oakcliff hosted the only scheduled Grade 2 to be sailed in the U.S. since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic in March. The event, which had a double round robin of seven teams before knockouts, was won by Pearson Potts and his team, The Guardians...

August 23, 2020 (OYSTER BAY, NY) - All eight Match 40s were filled with teams ranging from seasoned match racers such as July Grade 3 champion Doug Shannon to a team of  first-time match racers led by Sam Hahn. Brendan Feeny, in just his second appearance...

Trainee Joe Richter puts out the pole during Saturday's racing. August 2, 2020 (OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK) - Hot off a win at last week’s Grade 3, Doug Shannon went undefeated at this week’s Grade 4, with Jim McNally taking second and Brendan Feeny taking...

Doublehanded Offshore Race winners Erica Lush and Ariel Nechemia lit flares in celebration of their win. © Lexi Pline / Oakcliff Sailing Friday, July 17, 2020 (OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK) - On July 15, Oakcliff’s second annual Melges 24 Doublehanded Distance Race was won by Ariel...

Mark your calendars for this year’s Doublehanded Offshore Race on July 14-15. The race will be held in modified Melges 24s and continuously live streamed for 24+ hours, allowing spectators to watch every step of the way.  Last year’s groundbreaking event demonstrated that doublehanded offshore sailing...