Youth Sailing
Opti splash

Opti Heavy Weather Goes Virtual

Although St. Francis Yacht Club may not be able to host its signature Opti Heavy Weather Regatta on the Bay, that doesn’t mean the kids can’t race. As with many regattas, this one has moved online.

Bay Area Youth Sailing Camps Are a Go!

The official start of summer is just around the corner, and for many young Bay Area sailors, this is the time they would usually put down their pencils — or these days, devices — pack their sailing kits, and join their friends for the seemingly endless days of summer-camp fun. More »
O'Pen Bic sailors sending it in Kaneohe.

Sending It!

Kaneohe Yacht Club's Junior Program is an advanced, high-tech sailing laboratory where junior sailors learn the latest techniques. Here we see a group of them absolutely sending it in their O'Pen Skiffs.
Kid and mom with bridge

Out Sailing on Memorial Day Weekend

The Broderick grandsons, last seen 'sailing' Grandpa’s Voyager 14 in the driveway, took to the real water Memorial Day Sunday in Grandpa’s Wyliecat 30 Nancy.
Not really sailing. I just liked that this fun boat has a smiley face on the bow!

Emily Zugnoni: Lessons from my Grandfather

Though I’d been a passenger for family daysails since I was a toddler, it wasn’t until college, while tagging along on my grandpa’s beer can races, that I developed a curiosity and understanding of how the boat and sails worked.
wooden boats at dock

Ch-ch-changes

"The MMBA Board has made the decision to cancel the Wooden Boat Show in 2020. The show will return in 2021. "
Foiling red Waszp

Hawaii Yankee Jesse Andrews, Part Two

Jesse Andrews has been an assistant coach for the University of Hawaii’s Rainbows for 23 years, after completing an All-American sailing career at the UH Manoa campus.
3 kids on a sailing dinghy

Sailing in Place

The Broderick boys, Preston, Elljay and Tyler, 'Sailing in Place' (SIP). They enjoyed their day on the wild, windy, wavy driveway very much, although it appears the conditions dismasted their sturdy craft.