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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: ...

Andrew Wills and Colin Bunnell will soon be experiencing and learning from the sailing and sailors in the Midwest. Ken Flaska, a lawyer from Detroit will be racing the Oakcliff 11.5 in both Mackinac's as well as the Harbor Springs Regatta. The Mackinac's...

Just removed a 900 pound Caterpillar Engine for a rebuild and measured the Ker 11.5 for an ORR certificate getting it ready to go to the Great Lakes to do the Mackinac Races and Harbor Springs Regatta. Ladi is working with Caterpillar to remove and rebuild...

First of all the Oakcliff Ker 50 is out on the sound racing the Storm Trysail's "Round Block Island Race" and they should be finishing sometime soon and enjoying a well earned Monday Holiday. The next week begins with Tuesday match race drills which...