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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 without...

1st STYC sailing meet-up of the season – 6 IC 24’s, 20 sailors, windy beautiful day.

We met up on Sunday around 10 AM at the STYC and set out in 6 of our newly refurbished IC-24’s (thanks Bruno Paciulli!) for a fun time sail from Christmas Cove, around Lovango, and back in time for brunch at the St Thomas Yacht Club. A great time was had by all 20 sailors. We at the sailing center urge you to come and take advantage of this experience and our availability while these trade winds are blowing. Check the calendar for the next meet-up and get in on the fun!

Hobie Waves Racing

Hobie Racing this Thursday! We started the season last week in pretty light wind, but this week looks to be pretty strong. Come on out Thursday around 4PM and get on a Hobie and ride the wind and waves with us!