View from the helm, June 2020

View from the helm, June 2020

As earth shaking as this pandemic has been,  St. Thomas, has felt like the best possible place to be.  We have had relatively few cases of infection thanks in large part to early intervention by the local government which is led by a sensible, fact based, intelligent...

Excellent examples of Roll Tack and Roll Jibes

St Thomas Sailing Center Director Dave Franzel managed to capture team Bergquist, one of the top-ranked women’s match race teams in the world, demonstrating roll jibes and roll tacks. Notice how letting the boat heel after the tack stops the boat from turning...
It’s a Beach Party Sailing Excursion – Jan 13, 2019

It’s a Beach Party Sailing Excursion – Jan 13, 2019

On Sunday, January 13, seven IC-24s, two private cruising boats and four motor boats from STYC, about 70 people in all sailed to gorgeous Scott beach in St. John for a beach party hosted by the Sailing Center and Ched Sharpless from the Galley restaurant at STYC....