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New Squad

This past April we did something a little different. We ventured out of Miami. Partnering with a group of committed sailors from Jensen Beach, 2NINER hosted a Girls Spring Skiff Series at the US Sailing Center Martin County.   This flat water, sea-breeze driven…

Spring 2018 DeBrief

Part 1 The path toward excellence is narrow. And with the distractions of the modern world we walk on a tight rope over fjord through a hurricane. Excellence requires commitment, discipline, and persistence. The wheel of success is spun by consistency. We train to…

Athlete Feedback

We are about to close the book on the spring 2018 racing circuit. The midwinter’s regattas (east & west) mark the end of this “semester” of sailing. I sent some questions out to our top US 29er sailors to ask about their experience from…

Mental Fitness

“Pressure is expectation, scrutiny, and consequence,’ says Gilbert Enoka. ’Under pressure, your attention is either diverted or on track…if your attention is on track you have situational awareness and you execute accurately. You are clear, you adapt and you overcome.” -Enoka is the Mental…

Own Your Campaign

a 7 minute read… All effort is futile if it’s unfocused. A team without direction or intention is nothing more than a group of people. Let’s set our intention and improve our systems. This essay is a provocation for better methods. I want to…

29er World Championship DeBrief

I didn’t have the time to write a short debrief, so I wrote you a long one. WHAT TO LEARN FROM INTERNATIONAL FLEET Once back to shore after the first day of racing, I asked a few kiwis in the elevator how their day…

29er MidWinter’s East, 2017 > Miami

It ain’t easy Really a fantastic event, with 13 races in (mostly) trapezing conditions and 20 boats on the starting line. Ten Canadian and ten US boats raced in a mix of shifty NE, N and NW wind. The regatta was an opportunity for…

2NINER Year-In-Review

What an incredible year it’s been for the 2NINER Skiff Squad! We have an amazing team of athletes who have put their blood, sweat, & tears into the skiff this season. Check out some of the things we did.  Sailors from 2NINER at the…

Off The Breeze

A lot of times we round the windward mark, take a deep breath, and hit cruise control until its time to turn back upwind and make some decisions about the breeze. In the skiff, down wind is where we see the largest gains /…