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What’s your Jig!

The Mooring Minute  – What’s your Jig! Do you even have one? We all need a few Jigs in order to remain on track and to fine our groove on the race course. What’s a Jig you might ask? Well, in construction a Jig is a tool which minimizes effort, reduces mistakes, it expedites the […]

Walter Johnson • October 24, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

Harbor25 SOLD

Harbor 25 – 49 Blue SOLD in 10 DAYS! Rare Harbor 25, great weekender / day boat. We have one left, which is a very special limited edition green electric powered Harbor 25! Visit to learn more about our  – Harbor 25, or any of our other great listings. We are shaking up the […]

Walter Johnson • October 20, 2017 in Coastal Lifestyle

Mooring Minute – Reflection

The Mooring Minute – Keep Looking into the Mirror and Lean into the Lesson!                                     The best part of boating is the village of people and its social connectivity. Its the people you meet. Some will step forward […]

Walter Johnson • October 17, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

The Mooring Minute – Perseverance

The Mooring Minute– Great adventures Thru Perseverance. Many amazing feats are achieved thru perseverance! Doing what you did not want to do. By leaning into the Suck. Often in sailing we have to persevere. We have to sit for hours in no wind, rain or storms to achieve our destination. Often many of our best stories […]

Walter Johnson • October 10, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

The Bay Window’s BBC Boating

Featured in the October edition of The Bay Window, thank you Sue Edelstein for a write up about Leeann Iacino and Walter Johnson World Class sailor Walter Johnson and his girlfriend, Leeann Iacino participated with their boat Fortunate-Lee, placing second in their class in the BBC sponsored Harbor 20 Regatta held in August. This is a […]

Megan G • October 10, 2017 in Coastal Lifestyle

The Mooring Minute – Feelings and Fulfillment!

The Mooring Minute – Feelings and Fulfillment! It’s not the ups and downs but our feelings which define our fulfillment! In boating and in Life, each action is defined by what you do, think and feel!  In the end, it’s how you feel about each which drives your fulfillment! We all have self-doubt and fear! Fear […]

Walter Johnson • October 5, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

The Mooring Minute – Creativity

The Mooring Minute – Creativity! Intelligence looks for what is known to solve problems. Creativity looks for what is unknown to discover possibilities. When faced with a problem or a choice, we often fall back on what is known to solve a problem. We look back at what happened to project forward to what might […]

Walter Johnson • October 4, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

Newport Harbor Yacht Club Championship

After two days of battling with a very competitive group, Walter Johnson Yacht’s very own Leeann Iacino and Walter Johnson snagged a second place at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club Championship. Specifically a race for Harbor 20’s, there were three fleets with a total of 30 competitive boats. Situated in fleet A, they experienced high […]

Walter Johnson • October 3, 2017 in Blog

The Mooring Minute – Discipline your disappointment

The Mooring Minute–Discipline Your Disappointment! Life is not a straight line, neither is sailing! Sometimes the long way is the best way. In nature, the way things grow, they wind their way up. It’s the cumulative effects of many starts and stops. The same is true for sailing. You have a big lead, you think […]

Walter Johnson • September 28, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

The Mooring Minute – Defined Goals

The Mooring Minute– Defined Goals! Clearly defined goals allow you to travel toward another horizon. A horizon that represents the end of one experience and the transition to a new and better existence. The objective is to choose the right goals, and then to create the necessary causes and the effects will follow! The DIFFERENCE […]

Walter Johnson • September 26, 2017 in The Mooring Minute

The Coastal Battle

When East Meets West   An almost ten-year long tradition having begun in 2008, the East-West Regatta began as a friendly competition between the fleet in Hilton Head South Carolina and the Fleet in Newport Beach. Every year, team members hop on a flight and head to their opponents harbor rotating coastal locations each year. […]

Walter Johnson • September 19, 2017 in Coastal Lifestyle

The Mooring Minute – Curiosity

The Mooring Minute – Curiosity is Essential for Progress! Being human takes practice and hard work. Being inhuman, unfortunately comes all too easy. Being human means we are prone to make mistakes, as nothing is perfect in an imperfect world! Curiosity is essential for progress. Only when we look to worlds beyond our own, can […]

Walter Johnson • September 19, 2017 in The Mooring Minute