Starting Practice

Had a great time this week doing Starting Practice with a couple of the Juniors taking the Arizona Sailing Foundation Performance Sailing Class! It was fun to watch the two of them go at it!

Major Move by Oracle for Olympic Sailing!

Amazing opportunity for Olympic Sailing as Oracle signals a sea change in how Olympic Sailing is managed. Oracle is donating it's America's Cup "Container Village" to US Sailing as their new Olympic Training Center. In 10 years, only 10 years, the Olympics return to Los Angeles. If it’s your job to put the United States on top in medals... Continue Reading →

Where have we been?

Rob Gibbs, US Sailing Instructor, ASA Sailing Instructor Or more importantly, where are we going? If you've been following Desert Wind Sailboats, you know we have gone through some iterations. The last one, with a full retail store, helped us understand that even though running a retail store about sailing was "sailing related" it was... Continue Reading →

Sail MORE – What does it mean?

Sail MORE - What does it mean? Our goal at Desert Wind Sailboats is to help 1,000,000 people Sail MORE. Why Sail MORE? Because we see the positive effects that sailing has on people everywhere.  From kids that grow and gain self confidence to families that cruise together and take that team attitude off the... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Sailing Thing of the Week

Trees This may seem a little odd, but it is very cool. I believe that we should protect our environment in everything we do. I use reusable or paper grocery bags, we've stopped buying individual plastic water bottles, we reuse boxes from Amazon to fulfill orders to our customers, every person in my family has their... Continue Reading →

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