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Living on the Edge at the US Match Racing Championship OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK (October 14, 2017) – You’re not out until you’re out was proved again at day two of the US Match Race Championships! Nevin Snow finally ended Peter Holz's undefeated streak in the...

OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK (October 8th, 2017) – Olympic hopefuls from three countries battled it out at Stage 3 of the Oakcliff Triple Crown Series where nearly $50,000 of prize grants were awarded. With two days of breeze in the mid to low teens, racing...

 Oakcliff Triple Crown Stage 2: Perseverance Pays Off OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK (October 1, 2017)  –  Survival was the name of the game on day one of Stage 2 of the Oakcliff Triple Crown Series. Pouring rain and a 15-knot Northerly gusting 18 left the competitors...

Eleven teams from eight different countries gathered in Oyster Bay for the 2017 Oakcliff International Grade 2 Match Race Regatta. Among them was Women's Match Race World Champion, Anna Östling and her all-women’s team from Sweden. In addition to Oakcliff regulars like Pearson Potts and...

Consistency was queen at the second annual Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Regatta Oyster Bay, N.Y. (August 27, 2017) – Nine teams and twenty seven competitors were served a mixed bag of conditions at the second annual Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Regatta for sailors with adaptive needs.  Pauline Dowell...

1. Trimming the backstay…. a) tightens the leech of the main b) moves the draft of the jib aft c) makes you point higher d) flattens the main Answer: D The backstay tightens the rig and depowers both the main and the jib. a) The tip of the mast is pulled aft...

OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK (August 6th, 2017) – This weekend was the most exciting match racing Oakcliff has seen all summer! Nine teams battled fiercely and, after 7 flights on day one, there was a five-way tie for first! Surprisingly, top-ranked skipper Peter Holz was...

July Grade 4 Press Release OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK (July 30, 2017) – Competitors were served a mixed bag of conditions at Oakcliff’s July Grade 4 Match Race Clinegatta. Despite a rainy, big-breeze forecast that had PRO Patrick Burks worried, the conditions on Saturday turned out...

Oakcliff Triple Crown – Stage 1 Press Release OYSTER BAY, NY (July 23, 2017) – The conditions at the Oakcliff Triple Crown Series, Stage 1, hit the sweet spot today with 8 knots gusting 12 out of the East. Playing the shifty puffs and deciding which...