The Roundup: July 2nd, 2020


July 2nd, 2020

We've got the latest issue of The Roundup - always including some great video content, articles, and things to get you excited about sailing and learning. This time around we've got foiling IMOCA 60s, Stephan Baker's idea of a perfect tack, and more. Check it out!

Team Charal IMOCA 60


 We love the craziness of the modern sailing world just as much as we love the timeless designs of yesteryear. And Team Charal is rocking foil technology right into the 2020 edition of the Vendee Globe. The French sure do know how to do Ocean Racing in style!

Stephan Baker Opti Tack


Arguably the best Opti sailor the USA has ever seen, Stephan put together this edit from a recent clinic at the Chicago Yacht Club last year. There's lots of good information here, check it out!

Build Your Own Wooden Optimist!


If you've got the time and want to do an interesting family project, check out this Instructables guide on building your own Woody! It's a great bonding experience and gets your junior sailor into the technical side of things with some good old-fashioned boat building.

Surfing HUGE Waves - Never Gets Old!


This is one of our favorite videos to use with kids because its an EXTREME example of surfing technique and the power of waves during racing - downwind they are free energy! this video never gets old, give it a look - we promise you'll be using it too!

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