Isabel explains how sailing builds mental toughness.

How sailing builds mental toughness   Having ‘survived’ two very difficult and unprecedented years at school during the time of my GCSEs, I reflect on the situation now and ask myself what gave me the determination to work hard and to make progress with my school work, despite being stuck at home and working online […]

Alice Lucy Blogs about “The Green Blue”

The Green Blue’ is a national environmental awareness programme, founded by the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) and British Marine in 2005, at the Southampton Boat Show. The aims of the Green Blue are to inspire sustainable recreational boating. We all use the water, and so we as a community play a vital role in helping […]

Jess blogs making the GB Youth Sailing Squad!

Year 11 student, Jessica Nelson, has been selected to be part of the GB Youth Squad.  GB Youth Sailing Squad is designed to enable the best British sailors, with the potential for World Class performance, to develop their racing skills so they can succeed on the international stage and have the best prospects of willing […]

Isabel Blogs on competing in the RS Feva World Championship, Florida.

Sailing with Dolphins: the RS Feva World Championships, Clearwater Beach, Florida   Over the Easter holidays Alice Lucy and I travelled to Clearwater, Florida for the RS Feva Sailing World Championships where we competed against countries such as Czech Republic, USA, China, The Netherlands and more. The competition consisted of a series of races sailed […]

Skipper Holly blogs sailing on Rutland Water.

Great training session on Saturday with some very close racing against Oundle School. We won two out of three races being especially successful on the downwind leg of the course.  I think the pictures say it all really!  Thanks, as ever to Dr C! Holly Jones (Sailing team captain)

Sailing Team Captain Holly Blogs about the Firefly Inland Nationals.

Last weekend members of Stamford Sailing Team including, Frankie Nicholson, Issy Leetch, Alice Lucy, Ollie Fraser, Holly Jones, Ellie Hattam and Ewan McAnally competed in the Firefly Inland Nationals. The team had two great days of racing in challenging, windy conditions, racing against a large fleet containing several firefly national champions. The weekend was very […]