Welcome to 420 racing, Eagles! GSA sailing involves racing in cold water and strong spring winds in pairs while sitting precariously on the edge of a very fast high-tech racing dinghy that is a little less than 14 feet long. The team is supported by Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, where we have locker rooms, hot showers, docks, chase boats, coaches, boats, and spare parts. Sailors wear lots of fleece, insulated gloves, and waterproof dry suits to endure the cold, wet conditions. Students new to sailing are welcome to come and try it out. Some personal gear is required as well as a willingness to get cold and wet!
Coach: Sharon Seymour-Johnson