While nothing beats sleeping in your own bed, traveling to regattas extends the experiences provided by the sport of sailing. But for North Americans, there’s a massive difference when that road trip goes to another continent.
Aside from the logistics of travel, differences in culture, currency, and nutrition can be a distraction, so it is immensely nice when the world travels to North America. Luther Carpenter, U.S. Olympic Head Coach, reflects on the upcoming schedule for three Olympic classes:
If you are like me, one of the greatest aspects of sailing is the community that comes within our exciting sport. No matter who you are, we have all grown up being encouraged and nurtured into better sailors by our peers and generations above us. It’s such a gift to be told, “You have talent, and here are some tips!” It’s the lifeline and blood of sailing.