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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

“Success and Failure”

Everything in life is about balance – balance on the boat, the balance of life – it’s all the same, as you can’t have success without failure.  In the center of everything is the pendulum of life; on one side is failure, defeat and sadness and on the other you have success, acceptance and happiness; […]

Walter Johnson • February 28, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

OS update!

My iPhone’s iOS, internal operating system, updated recently. It said the update came with “bug fixes”, “corrections”, “faster services” and “other changes” It got me thinking, My phone is constantly growing and improving itself, when was the last time any of us had an OS update? We all need “bug fixes”, “corrections”, “faster services” and […]

Walter Johnson • February 21, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

Limiting Language

In the movie “Creed” Rocky pointed to the mirror and said your biggest challenger is the person right in front of you! We all have an endless loop of self-limiting language running in the background of our lives.

Walter Johnson • February 17, 2017 in Nautical Library


Happy Valentine’s Day to all , today’s post is about Accomplishment: We all like to see evidence of our accomplishments! … Nothing says accomplishment better then an array of trophies on the mantle or many sea stories to share. We all like to make lists and check things off. The mere act of checking items […]

Walter Johnson • February 14, 2017 in The Mooring Minute