Big Blue Sailing Academy

It is our great pleasure to help you learn to sail and race sailboats.   

The Big Blue Sailing Academy coaches have many years of coaching and teaching experience. They have sought the finest training for themselves, as young sailors and as adults. They have coached, managed, or competed in the greatest dinghy regattas in the United States. 

Whether you are here to race in a National Championship or interested in getting your feet wet with sailing for the first time, we are want you to feel at ease.  Let us know how we can help.


Youth and High School Sailing Coaches’ Clinic

Presented by Mitch Brindley, Head Coach ODU


Date:  February 21, 2019   6:00 – 8:30 pm


Who should attend?   

  • High School Sailing Coaches
  • Youth Sailing Coaches
  • Parent Volunteers
  • Program Directors
  • High School Athletic Administrators

Topics Include:

  • Practical steps to a more effective practice
  • The efficient flow of practice
  • Communication and a consistent, reliable messaging
  • Empowering the crew
  • The differences in coaching practice and coaching competition
  • Developing the (more) complete high school athlete
  • The best way to get into and sail for the college of your dreams
  • What is in my coaching bag?


Cost: $20 per person
Update: 2019 Laser Winter Frostbite Series (Weather Dependent!)

Sundays, January 27, February 3, 10, 17  10:30 am - 1:30 pm

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