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April 19, 2011 (Oyster Bay, NY): Oakcliff Sailing Center’s Mike Quaglio, Kyra Quaglio, and Mike Tolsma won the US Sailing’s ABC Qualifiers this past weekend. This US Sailing ABC Qualifier Match Race is the Quarter-final level on the road to the 2011 U.S....

Judges and umpires are key players in the racing game. Sailors with these skills are one step ahead. Oakcliff has three opportunities for you to practice up. Riverside Yacht Club's Singlehanded Champs, Sunday, April 3, will be sailed in Dyer dinghies and they are...

The Shields National Championship will be co-hosted by SCYC and Oakcliff Sailing Center Sept. 21-24. Our six Shields have been fluffed and buffed into top shape and are available for charter. It makes sense to act early, so you and your crew will get...

Oakcliff's Onshore Match Racing Clinic featuring Champion Sailor Chris Museler will be held Saturday, March 12 at noon. Videos, rules review and group discussion with Chris and Oakcliff Coaches will mean big strides for those just getting started as well as match racers looking...

The Coast Guard License Many classroom and directed study options are available to those seeking an US Coast Guard Captains License. Selecting the correct option depends upon your level of expertise in addition to the amount of time and money that you are willing to...

Thanks for the college education Mom and Dad, but I’m going sailing! I hear this all the time: “I think I might want to change careers;” “you are so lucky you are a professional sailor;” or, “what a lifestyle!” The reality is sailing professionally is hard work...

Exciting and physical racing greeted competitors last weekend as the took to West Harbor in Oyster Bay, NY. Winds were WSW to NW and ranged from a steady 12 to a gusty 30 knots. A coordinated team boat handling technique was critical in order to...

By now we all know that there is a hurricane coming towards the Eastern Seaboard. Right now it seems to be weakening and veering off just a tiny bit to the East. This is good news for Oyster Bay where the winds...

The 2010 Oakcliff Invitational Clinegatta had three very good days of warm winds surrounding two not so good days. The field was very competitive and the tricky and varied wind conditions were a true test of all-round sailing ability with a dash of patience...

Dave Perry is once again on fire. We have 7 teams of youth who spent 6 hours on the water and are now into their second hour of debrief with video.  This is an incredible effort and learning experience.  My favorite quote so far: ...