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Tough Conditions in the 2019 BYC Mackinac Race

Tough Conditions in the 2019 BYC Mackinac Race

It was a hard fought battle in the 2019 Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac race. Warrior 53 finished early Monday morning after tackling every challenging condition. Lake Huron put the crew to the test with thunderstorms, becalmed no wind conditions, downwind fast sailing,...

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Goal: Complete the Chicago-Mac Race

Goal: Complete the Chicago-Mac Race

44 hours and 26 minutes after the start, the crew of Warrior 53 completed the 111th CYC Race to Mackinac. The Chicago-Mac Race was another great challenge for the nine Warriors racing onboard the Warrior 53. We (Ben and the Warrior Sailing coaches) are so proud of our...

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What is Warrior Sailing to you?

What is Warrior Sailing to you?

We asked camp graduates from all levels this question at Charleston Race week. The answers speak for themselves. That's a hard question. "It's mental freedom". "It's given me my life back". "It's time to bond with my brothers and sisters". "It's beauty". Every answer...

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Goal: Refresh Warrior 53’s Nonskid

Goal: Refresh Warrior 53’s Nonskid

Nonskid is pretty important - it helps keep us on the boat! Warrior 53's nonskid deck was in dire need of refurbishment, so we took advantage of a no-wind day for some boatwork. Boat work is often a slow, dull, tedious process, especially large jobs like painting...

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Warrior 53′ has new sails!

Warrior 53′ has new sails!

Through the generosity of Bainbridge International, Sailmaker Tyler Hadden, and the USMMA Sailing Foundation, Warrior 53' is equipped with a new main, jib, and spinnaker! Building Sails for Warrior 53' Last year the Warrior crew made the most of the sail inventory...

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Goal: Singlehanded Dinghy Sailing

Goal: Singlehanded Dinghy Sailing

Goal: Singlehanded Dinghy Sailing Sailing a Laser or an Opti reinforces the basics, no matter how long you've been on the water. This year we've incorporated morning singlehanded dinghy sessions into our training program. While each Warrior has worked together on a...

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Introducing the Warrior Sailing Store

Introducing the Warrior Sailing Store

Introducing the Warrior Sailing Store You can now show your support with our official Warrior Sailing hats - the same ones worn by our coaches and participants on and off the water. As we continue to grow and make a positive impact coast-to-coast, we've received more...

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