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The Mooring Minute: Because I Said I Would!

The Mooring Minute: Because Because I said I would is a special commitment we all make to each other. A crew makes a commitment to the skipper, the diver makes a commitment to getting the work done in time for race day and the boat committee makes a commitment for us to have a great […]

Walter Johnson • October 18, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute: The Perfection Of Chaos! 

Mooring Minute: The Perfection Of Chaos! They say, “If you are anxious, you are living in the future, and that if you are at peace, you are living in the present.” I believe true peace comes when you are in the flow when everything is easy, and you effortlessly react to change. You are in the […]

Walter Johnson • October 11, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute: You Are Always Being Watched! 

Mooring Minute: You Are Always Being Watched!  Sailing is a small village. Each action you do, because it is the right thing to do! Our behavior is on display for everyone to see and when seen each makes a judgment, good bad or indifferent. You can’t change the lenses which people view you by but […]

Walter Johnson • October 2, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute: Detaching From The Outcome!

Mooring Minute, Get Into The Flow By Detaching From The Outcome! We are all driven by flight or flight, every second we are deciding to stand up or stand down.  In fight or flight, we are fear-driven, our minds pain over the loss of some projected benefit from some imaginary expected, future result. To be in the […]

Walter Johnson • September 27, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute: To Have What Most Won’t Have, You Have To Do What Most Won’t!

Mooring Minute: To have what most won’t have you have to do what most won’t! Its plain and simple, most will not do the hard work required to achieve the goals they set for themselves. We all come up with excuses, but all that we desire is on the other side of hard work. As […]

Walter Johnson • September 17, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute: When All Seems Hopeless, It Just Might Be Right! 

Mooring Minute: When All Seems Hopeless, It Just Might Be Right!  Have you ever had one of those races where everything seems to go wrong, and you are deep and feel hopeless? It’s at this moment when you begin to look at the racecourse differently. You focus forward and see opportunity where there wasn’t any. […]

Walter Johnson • September 10, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

A Unique Partnership Between Land and Sea

Walter Johnson Yachts is an innovative, international yacht brokerage with a high-quality commitment to providing customers experienced personal service. The company is a global network of brokers and salesmen who work closely with both yacht and boat buyers and sellers. The main office is headquartered in Corona Del Mar on East Coast Highway, with regional […]

Walter Johnson • August 29, 2018 in Coastal Lifestyle

Mooring Minute: People Always Mock What They Don’t Understand 

Mooring Minute: People Always Mock What They Don’t Understand  Sailing is a Village, and often a Village is comprised of all sorts of people. People who want to push and grow you, people who want to tear you down and people who are just plain bad influences.  What propels the sport are the ones crazy enough […]

Walter Johnson • August 27, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute – Strategy – Tactics 

Mooring Minute – Strategy – Tactics!  “Other boats are never a good excuse for choosing to go the wrong way.” Strategy: To excel on any leg, first develop a strategic plan, your strategy for the leg. Factors for the plan include, an expected shift in the wind, changes in pressure, current, and placement of the mark […]

Walter Johnson • August 20, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute: Winning Through An Achievers Mindset!

Mooring Minute: Winning Through An Achievers Mindset! The best thing about heading out for an ocean racing is it makes you push yourself thru all of the hard work of doing good things great! The hard work of being awoken in the middle of the night to sit in a storm knowing you control the […]

Walter Johnson • August 13, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute: Being Inspired

Mooring Minute: Being Inspired! To sail well consistently, you have to be inspired to follow your instinct.  As I have said many times, when you are in the flow you instinctively know what to do, when to make that final turn to start so are on the line with speed and not an inch to […]

Walter Johnson • August 7, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute – Being The Target!

Mooring Minute – being the Target! As you rise up the ranks, the higher you rise, the more you are on everyone’s radar, the bigger the target; you become a clear dot on everyone’s radar, they are either looking to be you, to copy what you are doing, to have you be a part of […]

Walter Johnson • July 31, 2018 in The Mooring Minute