The Blockheads Team was boots-on-the-ground at the 2019 USODA National Championship dishing out rigging tricks & tips, getting to know what makes our Harken Blockheads members tick, and proudly displaying the ever-famous, fan-favorite ‘FREE STUFF’ sign.

Hear from sailors like Rider Elise (St. Pete Yacht Club, Florida), Kyle King (Fishing Bay Yacht Club, Virginia), and Coach Colleen Baumann (Columbia Yacht Club, Illinois).

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First Blockhead to the Island

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Aiden Martin Is the ‘First Blockhead To The Island’ in the 2019 Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac

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Pre-Regatta Postcard from Poland!

Gdynia welcomes the world’s best youth sailors for the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships  For more info,


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