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Morphing into an Adult Sailor

September 23rd, 2013

While youth sailing participation has never been greater in North America, much of that growth is due to youth-centric events. Pairing same-age sailors in non-technical boats has proven popular, but transitioning from the “youth bubble” to open sailing has been the challenge. Griffin Rolander, who won the 2013 Inland Lake Yachting Association (ILYA) Club 420


Funding for youth sailing schools

September 19th, 2013

The John B. and Nelly Llanos Kilroy Foundation has launched a fundraising initiative to support youth sailing schools. The foundation


Zach’s First Sail

September 5th, 2013

Watching his young son soak in sailing brought Dean Brenner back to what’s really important about the sport…. I retired

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