Want to perform and promote local sailing? Consider a “No MaM” Policy.

I’m just going to say it-with few niceties set aside for the sake of feelings or diplomacy.  The day of MaM racing is over if we want to save our sport.  The MaM, or Middle aged Man,  is a ubiquitous creature.  He is an experienced sailor, with perhaps twenty or thirty years of experience.  His … Continue reading Want to perform and promote local sailing? Consider a “No MaM” Policy.

For the Love of Crews

This weekend I had the privilege of being one of three presenters at a national training symposium in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  I say privilege, and really, I mean it; what a group of talented, intelligent, and passionate sailors and coaches!  Over the past few years, each time I have the opportunity to run a coaching … Continue reading For the Love of Crews

Public Perception

Jen here, Just got in off the water after a glorious day of training in the 29er. Sometimes good old Canada can deliver just the most spectacular winter days…a balmy 11 degrees Celsius and  10 knots in what is usually our winter outflow direction. Today however, it was beautifully warm and felt almost like a chinook wind … Continue reading Public Perception