By Coach Ian Burman This year at the Valentines Day Regatta, CBOT tried something new by adding a silver fleet team and providing a service to some of the next generation of Opti racers on the Bay. We had 4 sailors participate and it was a great experience for them all. All of these silver … Continue reading 2020 CBOT Valentine’s Day Regatta Report
Notice of i-420 “Ground-Up” Clinic, 22-23 February in Annapolis, Charter boats available!
CLINIC The Chesapeake Youth Sailing Team will host a 2-day i420 Clinic at the Magothy Marina, 22-23 February, from 1000-1500. This is a weather-permitting clinic, and we will attempt to sail as much as possible while also dedicating time to dry-land rigging, tuning, and finer points of boat-handling. This is a "ground-up" Clinic, designed for … Continue reading Notice of i-420 “Ground-Up” Clinic, 22-23 February in Annapolis, Charter boats available!
CBYST at the i420 North American Championship!
(adapted from the Sail1Design article originally printed HERE) Coconut Grove Sailing Club, January 20, 2020 — 37 teams from across the country competed over a three-day span on the waters off Miami for the International 420 North American Championship. I worked with 2 Chesapeake Bay teams at this event, teams that are on opposite ends … Continue reading CBYST at the i420 North American Championship!
i420 Team Takes Flight!
Exciting times ahead, the i420 is here on the Bay. Please consider trying out the International 420 this winter/spring/summer. https://www.usi420.org/ This is a great option for many youth sailors; the i420 is optimized for great sailing performance with a light, optimized hull, tapered spar, optimized foils, more rig tuning options, and an open rule on sails (sailors are … Continue reading i420 Team Takes Flight!
CBOT at the USODA Great Lakes Championship
What a great showing for CBOT at the 2019 USODA Great Lakes Championship! We had 4 sailors in the top 20 in our very first USODA regatta as a team! Way to go: Kyle R. (11th) Kyle P. (15th) Amelon (16th) TOP White Fleet!! Parker (19th) Full Results HERE
S1D Optimist Stars Clinic a Hit!
This past weekend, 8-10 March 2019, the S1D Optimist Stars Clinic was held in Severna Park, MD. Weather unfortunately was not great, but the most was made of available wind, and when there was none Sunday morning, the crew spend valuable time going over a ton of video. Feedback from the sailors was universally positive, … Continue reading S1D Optimist Stars Clinic a Hit!
CBOT & Severn Practice 10-12-2018
Ullman Opti sail look
Team Logo Design Contest!
CBOT and CBYST need a new team logo! We want to come from YOU!! We'd love a design that reflects our home, the Chesapeake Bay. If you are interested, please contact us and start designing our new logo. Prize for the winner!!!