Our Mission


To provide sailors with disabilities the opportunity to improve their skills and reach personal goals through world-class coaching and competition.



To be the leader in developing competitive sailing opportunities for sailors with disabilities.

A group of 2.4mRs on the start line at The Clagett Regatta
The Y-Knot Sonar team competes at The Clagett Regatta



To provide a venue and process that includes inspirational information and educational instruction that will assist the Sailors with disabilities to attain competitive intermediate, advanced and or elite status.


  • To organize a venue that is safe, accessible, clean, ample parking, with necessary equipment i.e., lifts, boats, first aid, safety boats, life preservers, cover from sun and weather.
  • To organize dock personnel for assisting the Sailors with disabilities.
  • To employ world-class instructors. 
  • To acquire the services of world-class judges. 
  • To acquire the services of world-class race committee.
  • To acquire appropriate boats for instructors.
  • To acquire appropriate water and food where needed.
  • To put in position necessary public relations.
The Y-Knot Sonar team competes at The Clagett Regatta, Dave Whalen and Spencer Raggio pictured