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Mooring Minute – Stand up and hold your ground!

Mooring Minute – Stand up and hold your ground! I was recently asked, “When is it the right time to hold your ground and follow thru on that protest?”                                                     […]

Walter Johnson • March 13, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute – Things vs Feelings

“We don’t really want things. We want the feelings we think those things will give us.” by Gary Tan It is true in all that we desire to possess, we really don’t want the things, we buy them for the memories we think we are going to create. This is as true in life and more so […]

Walter Johnson • March 6, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

The Mooring Minute – Plan your do

I often say sailing is a dance, you just need to know the proper steps in the right sequence to find your way to the top. But many of us are not good at dancing, we need a playbook to guide us. I always tell my teams it’s better to do a few things well, then to have […]

Walter Johnson • February 27, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute- Sailing with Compassion!

Mooring Minute – Sailing with Compassion! They say, “When we help ourselves, we find moments of happiness; but when we help others, we find fulfillment. The goal of any growing fleet is for this gift of giving to spread across the fleet, as people like to help people, people like to feel they are included […]

Walter Johnson • February 20, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute – How to Be a Great Crew!

Mooring Minute – How to Be a Great Crew! I have learned that in boating it’s now what you know and what you do, but it’s who you know but more importantly “The Who” you know who’s willing to let you grow and be all that you can be. The same in boating is the […]

Walter Johnson • February 13, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

The Mooring Minute – Reaction or Our Chosen Plan!

Mooring Minute – Reaction or Choice! Every race and each crossing places us at the crossroads; to choose reaction or our chosen plan.                                                                 […]

Walter Johnson • February 6, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

The Mooring Minute- Perfecting Faith

Mooring Minute: Perfecting Faith! Sailing develops our faith as sailing allows us to grow a community. We each share a common purpose of the pursuit of friendly competition against our peers and the ever-changing tapestry of the wind, tide, and sea. Faith is the confidence that your competitor will do what he’s supposed to do when […]

Walter Johnson • January 30, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

WJY Expands to Huntington Beach!

  We’re excited to announce we’re expanding to Huntington Beach with Jeff Silver! Jeff is a native Californian from Huntington Harbor where his family started boating a the early age of 6 years old sailing his Sabot and Lido14. As a teenager, Jeff bought himself a P-Cat Catamaran and proceeded to become the first 3 […]

Walter Johnson • January 24, 2018 in Blog

WJY Expands to San Diego!

WJY is excited to announce we’re expanding to San Diego! Our new Boat Broker, Chris Winnard will focus on the San Diego marina and surrounding areas.  Chris was introduced to sailing by his father at an early age and his family cruised primarily in England Europe and The Caribbean. When his family moved to San Diego […]

Leeann Iacino • January 24, 2018 in Blog

Mooring Minute- The Chase!

The Mooring Minute- The Chase! We are all leaders, and leaders are achievers and achievers are wired to achieve, to head out each day and achieve our goals, to stretch ourselves, to reach for the stars, to live large. Leaders focused on the chase.  It’s not achieving the destination which counts, but the joy of […]

Walter Johnson • January 23, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute – Tips for Race Day

Mooring Minute – Tips for Race Day! Being successful means you are prepared to be successful! What do you do each morning to prepare yourself for success? What’s your ritual, routine or pattern? We all need a ritual, a schedule, a plan for success as our race day truly begins the moment we awake!   […]

Walter Johnson • January 16, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute – Do the do!

Mooring Minute – Just Do It! We are each designed to do great things, to stretch and challenger ourselves to grow and achieve new heights. But unfortunately, most choose the easy excuse, over the hard action. To take action is hard work. We all know Achievement is only temporary. Once you achieve, you have to step up […]

Walter Johnson • January 9, 2018 in The Mooring Minute