Grit – it’s the single-minded pursuit of a dream, the ability to dig deep when the chips are down, the sheer display of will and the inner resolve to achieve. It’s also exactly what Charlotte Rose exhibited during her second …Read More »
Tag Archives: Jon Faudree
The day dawned over Narragansett Bay in Newport, R.I., with bright skies and a brisk northerly wind. On the bank, the boats sat uncharacteristically still. Built for speed, the Laser Radials were meant to slice through currents, but like most …Read More »
By Sheri Webber
Racing a sailboat is equal parts art – feeling the movement of the boat, sensing the optimal time to change course – and science, calculating ever-changing wind speeds and water currents.
Freshman kinesiology major Charlotte Rose is …Read More »
By Sheri Webber
The first week in October marked Olympian Farrah Hall’s second visit to Jacksonville University (JU).
She says, “The story behind me coming to the University is interesting. Dr. Steven Davis, who is very enthusiastic about building a …Read More »
The rising JU Sailing Team gets to show off not only its talent and teamwork at the Fall 2016 South Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association (SAISA) Co-ed Championship this weekend, but also its outstanding facilities and enticing location.Read More »
Jon Faudree is a man of his word — and his predictions.
Asked in 2012 what he planned to accomplish when he took the helm as the JU Varsity Sailing Team’s inaugural head coach, he had this to say:
“To …Read More »
With the St. Johns River behind them and a future emphasizing JU’s waterfront in front of them, University officials and donors unveiled more than $500,000 worth of research, sailing and rowing vessels and docks on Friday, Jan. 31. (See a …Read More »
By Jon Faudree/JU Head Sailing Coach
The JU Sailing team finished the 2012 fall regular season ranked 20th out of the 27 teams in the South Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association (SAISA). Our goal for the 2013 fall season has …Read More »