Updates from Sail Ahead in NY

Updates from Sail Ahead in NY

This is a program supported by the USMMA Sailing Foundation. It was started by the Duclay brothers, Killian and Sean, to expose local veterans to the community of sailing. Their Sail Race Team is out of the gates training hard at Oakcliff and ready to compete this...

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Migration North

Migration North

It’s that time of year, the migration north. USMMA-SF boats are migrating like the birds to the northern sailing destinations. Cloverleaf and Metolius are going north to Bristol, RI; while FOMO and Trebuchet will be finding their summer home in Newport. Undaunted made...

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Meet Trent ‘Flyboy’ Smith

Meet Trent ‘Flyboy’ Smith

You guessed it, he is an Air Force vet. Born and raised in Beaverton, Oregon, Trent grew up around airplanes and loved everything to do with them. When it came to figuring out what to do after high school, the Air Force was an easy decision for him. What wasn’t so easy was figuring out what jobs he could sign up to do.

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Making Opportunities by Just Asking

Scott Ford is the blind guy that just keeps going. While he was at the Tallship Conference earlier this year, he met Joseph Lengieza, Billy Sabatini, David Goldman and Chris Cusson with the Flagship Niagara. After speaking with them they invited him to sail on the ship.

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Warrior Sailing: Here and Now

Warrior Sailing: Here and Now

It has been a busy spring for Warrior Sailing, an official program of the USMMA Sailing Foundation. From March thru the beginning of May, Warrior Sailing hosted an Advanced Training Camp in partnership with College of Charleston Sailing plus we graduated 9 warriors...

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Putting a Volvo 70 on Her Ear

Putting a Volvo 70 on Her Ear

Warrior, the Volvo 70, owned by the USMMA Sailing Foundation is yet another great platform for training the next generation of offshore sailors. She had to be moved from Bermuda to Baltimore. So how about getting this call from Ralf, “We need someone to crew from Bermuda to Baltimore. Are you in?”

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Newport Advanced Training Camp

Newport Advanced Training Camp

The weather was rainy but there were plenty of smiling faces at the recent Advanced Training Camp held May 23-25. Through our partnership with Sail Newport, 11 wounded, ill and injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces received additional training in J-22 sailboats....

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