Press Releases

OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK (August 11, 2019) - After two days of coaching by Volvo Ocean Race sailor and World Match Racing Tour Skipper, Nicolai Sehested, Oakcliff’s August Grade 3 Clinegatta pitted eight skippers against each other, three of whom were ranked within one point...

Oakcliff's July Grade 5 saw medium breeze and a heat index of 110 and the racing was just as hot as the weather. With marked improvement in each of the five teams who participated, the racing got tighter and tighter as the day went...

June 30, 2019 (OYSTER BAY, NY) - The day started with the perfect conditions for the six teams to race Swedish Match 40s: 12 knots of breeze and sunny skies. Just after the second flight the breeze shut off. Not long after, a squall...

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...

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...

PENSACOLA, FL (February 15, 2019) - Sean O’Halloran, a graduate and staff member of Oakcliff Sailing, has been selected to join New York Yacht Club’s American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, as a member of the shore crew. As an American Magic Training...

OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK (January 15, 2019) - When World Sailing announced a mixed two-person keelboat offshore event for the Paris 2024 Olympics, Oakcliff started planning. The New York-based training and coaching center will run an offshore race this spring designed to explore the practical and commercial viability...

Breaking The Halloween Curse Lance Fraser and his crew from Canada have competed in Oakcliff's end-of-season Halloween Regatta for the past five years. Every single year they've advanced to the finals and come just shy of first place. Three out of the five years, it was...

October 21, 2018 (OYSTER BAY, NY) - The third and final stage of the 2018 Oakcliff Triple Crown Series saw some of the most competitive racing yet. With heavy, shifty breeze and competitive fleets, no class was dominated by a single team except for the...