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Graham Landy / Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

Interview with ‘College Sailor of the Year’ Graham Landy

College Sailor of the Year, Graham Landy began sailing mostly out of convenience; Norfolk Yacht and Country Club was nearby and had a reputable summer camp for children. However, his talent on the water quickly emerged and in relatively short order he began sailing an Optimist as a member of the US National Team. Landy soon moved on to the 420, winning the Youth Championship, Orange Bowl Regatta, and International 420 North Americans.

As a junior at Yale College he captured the coveted College Sailor of the Year title and has branched out into the larger racing community as well. Landy competed in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup 2013 as a tactician, finished third at the Youth Match Race Worlds this past summer and was part of the winning team at the Melges 32 Worlds.
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10 Reasons Why Sailing is the Best Sport

1) Biggest (and most beautiful!) playing field in the world: the ocean

2) Everyone from elementary schoolchildren to grandparents and even great-grandparents can learn to sail!

3) Sailing can be relaxing, adventurous, competitive, thrilling… No matter what you make it, it’s always fun.

4) With a vast array of boats and different kinds of sailing, you’ll never get bored!

5) Sailing is a great way to rediscover your hometown and adopt a new perspective

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