You miss sailing.

We know.

Here's a collection of resources, videos, and other tidbits to tide you over and keep you in the loop until we can all be back on the water. 

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Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Sailing Anarchy

New videos

NEW 5/22:

A history of marine communications for the Sydney to Hobart Race 20 minutes

Annapolis Yacht Club Wednesday Night Races - Great sailing footage 10 Minutes 

Heavy Weather Sailing 3:45

Boats in Thailand going through a bridge/locks 15:40

Windsurfing Tips: How to Fly (3:42)

On board a 165 MPH catamaran (12:28)

Lifting of the KURSK submarine (first 5 minutes)

Racing Skiffs in Sydney Harbor in 2005 (start at 3:30 and end at 5:00)

Sailing Altogether (3:13)

Storm in Bretagne, 15 December 2011 (3:53)

Docking a powerboat in crosswind (8:44)

Sailing Fails 47 (2:05)

Learn Something New

BoatUS: 8 Ways to Love Sailing While Safely Waiting Out Coronavirus

US Sailing Starboard Portal

Monday, May 18 at 2pm EDT / 11am PDT – Bill Gladstone: Racing Tips & Tricks

Tuesday, May 19 at 2pm EDT / 11am PDT - Udi Gal: A Comprehensive Look at Strategy and Tactics of Downwind Sailing with Four-Time Olympian (Part 2)

Tuesday, May 19 at 4pm EDT / 1pm PDT – US Sailing Team: Geronimo Nores, Bella Casaretto, and Marion Lepert with Phil Muller: Windsurfing - The Future is Fast, The Future is Foil, the Future is Fun!

Wednesday, May 20 at 2pm EDT / 1pm PDT - Ben Bardwell and Peter Kinney of the United States SailGP Team with Craig Leweck

Thursday, May 21 at 4pm EDT / 1pm PDT - College Sailing Panel: ICSA Developing Teams Series with Justin Assad

Friday, May 22 at 10am EDT / 7am PDT - Mike Kuschner of Sailing Performance Training: Home Fitness

Friday, May 22 at 4pm EDT / 1pm PDT – Paul Cayard with Gary Jobson: Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Series


Storm Trysail Club Youtube channel - Safety at Sea

The Storm Trysail Club is starting a Safety at Sea video series, with new videos every Friday. The first two topics, already posted, are shipboard firefighting and crew overboard recovery. Future topics will include: understanding weather; using safety equipment; firefighting strategies; emergency steering; and more... 

Steve Johnson's Van Isle 360 Race Presentation - StoryMaps

Steve Johnson's Van Isle 360 presentation, which he presented live at CYC on Feb 28, is a rich, dynamic collection of photos, maps, and information that will make you feel like you're there. Note: to make the presentation display properly, set it to full screen mode.

Sailing Movies

A few of our members' favorite sailing movies:

Maiden (2019) - The inspiring true story of how 24-year-old Tracy Edwards became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989-90. Available to watch on Amazon Prime. To watch the trailer on YouTube, [click here]

Maidentrip (2013) - A documentary about the round-the-world sailing voyage of Dutch 13-year-old Laura Dekker, the youngest girl to ever sail around the world solo. Available to watch on Amazon. To watch the trailer on YouTube, [click here]

Dead Calm (1989) - An Australian psychological thriller about bluewater cruising, starring Sam Neill, Nicole Kidman, and Billy Zane. Available to watch on Amazon Prime. To watch the trailer on YouTube, [click here]

Sailing Videos

Adventures of Wendy Hinman: A presentation and interview with longtime CYC member Wendy Hinman, filmed at St. Francis Yacht Club, filled with snippets from her sailing adventure stories. [Click here]

Epic pitchpole: You've seen the raw video of the USA Sailing Team Nacra 17 sailors Ravi Parent and Caroline Atwood doing an epic pitchpole during their first 20 minutes of training in Auckland, New Zealand ahead of the World Championships. (If you haven't seen it - [Click here] to see it - salty language advisory.) Now hear their interview about how that pitchpole unfolded. [Click here]

Bill Lieberman's speech at the clubhouse's 50th birthday party:

Fred Pot's curated list of sailing videos:

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