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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

The Mooring Minute – Fountain of Youth!

The Mooring Minute – Fountain of Youth! Boating is your pathway to your inner fountain to youth! It will make you think, look, act and feel younger. It connects you with today’s youth and your past youth. Boating allows you to see yourself differently, which makes you act differently and it’s in the act that […]

Walter Johnson • January 2, 2018 in The Mooring Minute

Mooring Minute – Hero’s!

Mooring Minute Hero’s! Who’s your Sailing Hero and why? The best part about boating is we get to compete with and against our Hero’s. Those competitor’s we all inspire to be like. Sailing is naturally hierarchical, our scores are there for all to see and celebrate. It’s up to the village to take the time […]

Walter Johnson • December 28, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

The Mooring Minute – The Big Battle!

The Mooring Minute – The Big Battle! The biggest hurdle we all face is the battle which happens between our ears.                                                                     […]

Walter Johnson • December 19, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

The Mooring Minute – Challenge to go Big!

The Mooring Minute – Challenge to go Big! As the season ends and a new season begins, what goals are you setting for next season? To show up or to go Big! I always work to set my calendar and to set new goals for the season ahead; such as, to never do worse than […]

Walter Johnson • December 12, 2017 in The Mooring Minute