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Good Jibes With Glenn Isaacson: Learning To Sail Through Trial and Error

This week on Good Jibes, host Moe Roddy chats with Glenn Isaacson about how he learned to sail at the age of 10, through a lot of trial and error. Glenn races the Carl Schumacher-designed 40-ft daysailer Q on San Francisco Bay.

Good Jibes Glenn & Gaby Isaacson
At minute 21:58 find out what makes Q so fast.
© 2022 Glenn Isaacson

Hear about Glenn’s sailing adventures all over the world, about setting a record in his Express 37, the story behind Q, about designing a boat for older sailors, and his passions outside of sailing.

This episode covers everything from learning to sail to sailing the world. Here’s a small sample of what you will hear in this episode:

  • Would Glenn go to Cape Cod in the summers?
  • Did he ever practice law?
  • What brought him out to California?
  • How many times were he and Gaby class champions?
  • How did Q come about?
  • What did they invent for Q?
  • Is Glenn more of a racer or a cruiser?
  • Short Tacks: Where’s his favorite place in the world to sail?

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