Walter Johnson Blog

The Unforced Rhythm of Grace

The Unforced rhythm of grace is a terrific holiday message, it reminds us all to find grace in all we do; from the moment we step on a boat l, till we leave the club; to the drive home; to all that we choose to do everyday. We have all felt it, the perfect race […]

Walter Johnson • April 11, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

Managing The Flow

It’s tax season, so here is a how sailing can help you learn how to better manage your money Everything in life has rhythm and flow; in sailing, it’s the dance up wind.  Finding the proper flow in the shifting breeze.  Life has rhythm and flow and it’s something we’re never taught about in school. Life […]

Walter Johnson • April 4, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

Being Stubborn

“The stubborn refusal to change one’s course of action in the face of adversity can not only change the world, but change the course of history”!  I love this quote, as being stubborn in sailing, can lead to great success! Because it takes stubbornness to stick to your plan in heat of the battle. But […]

Walter Johnson • March 27, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

Sailing: The Purest Form of Market Competition

Sailing is the purest form of market competition, everyone shares the same wind, water and capacity for ability!  It is how you read and react to the winds of change, which yields your results; just like the real world, sailing has a since of randomness, luck if you will, the wind dies and fills from […]

Walter Johnson • March 21, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

New Listing

Walter Johnson • March 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

Time Matters

The start will often determine the outcome of the race. By managing your time properly at the start, to never venture too far, to form a game plan, to win the favored end, to cover from the front, to find the next shift, to sail the proper course.

Walter Johnson • March 19, 2017 in Nautical Library

Lorin Weiss Memorial Regatta

Walter Johnson • March 14, 2017 in Blog


HOPE: Remains upbeat – Ignores doubters – Is future focused – Stares down discouragement – Survives obstacles – Inspires others. We should never get so caught up in the process that we forget the goal –  Everyone’s life goal should be to be to live inwardly and to be focused forward, to be a life […]

Walter Johnson • March 14, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

Act, Do, Review and Improve!

Act, do, review and improve! It’s how I coached teams to find our focus and to do great things!  It’s the cycle of continual improvement,  to do and until we have done it right! I always say, “there is plenty of time to do good things great!” Often we get tricked in believing that we are […]

Walter Johnson • March 7, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

Getting To The Top Of Your Game

Competitive sailing is a team sport that exercises many different skills. Many of these we use in everyday life such as planning, communicating, decision-making, leadership, and adapting to change. As we mature as a sailor we realize that the fun is in the learning.

Walter Johnson • March 5, 2017 in Nautical Library

Is it time to sell?

The season is upon us and you just might be considering selling your boat. All to often life gets in the way or things mature to a point in life that the beauty you enjoy is ready to be in another’s collection. We understand and are here to help. Once you decide to list your […]

Walter Johnson • March 3, 2017 in Uncategorized

Virtual Reality is here NOW.

Did you and the family miss the boat parade this year, WJY has you covered. Virtual Reality is here, and we are one of the first West Coast Yacht Brokers, to offer this service and we started out with a truly epic event. Come onboard and join the fun. Put on your VR glasses and […]

Walter Johnson • March 1, 2017 in Uncategorized