2015 Acorns

Sam Tobio
2015 Inshore & Offshore Acorn
Sam is a small-boat, catamaran, and keelboat sailor from Sarasota, Florida. Sam has been sailing competitively since 2009 and has since entered the world of high-performance dinghies, sport boats, match racing, and large keelboats. Sam is using Oakcliff as a Read More
Lillian Kennedy
2015 Inshore & High Performance Acorn
Born and raised on Long Island, Lillian Kennedy had an early love of the water and began sailing optis in Port Washington when she was eight. Even sailing through thunderstorms alone at the age of nine couldn’t ward her off, Read More
Lindsey Winter
2015 Acorn
Lindsey Winter grew up in Northport, NY, a small sailing town on Long Island. From a young age she sailed with her family on their C&C 30 and learned about racing keel boats and sailing offshore. She joined the Northport Read More
Ameina Brown
2015 Acorn
Amina grew up in Jamestown, Rhode Island, spending her summers sailing mostly at Sail Newport. She started racing dinghies at age 9, and has been sailing competitively ever since. She has sailed mostly dinghies, with some experience on J24s and Read More
Madeleine Montagner
2015 Acorn
Madeleine grew up sailing in Kennebunk Maine. At age 7 she started sailing Optis at her local yacht club. After 4 years she started racing in lasers and 420s. Madeleine loves being on the water and tries to sail as Read More
Josh Prisamt
2015 Acorn
Josh Prisamt AKA Yoshi is a 16 year old junior in high school who has been sailing keel boats on the Long Island Sound since he was a small child. He began his racing training at 11, when he spent Read More
Evan Langford
2015 Acorn
Evan joins Oakcliff from Jamaica where he sails at Montego Bay Yacht club. While he is from the exotic island-nation, he grew up sailing and racing optimist like many other sailors around the world. Evan then went on to sailing Read More
Zach Mull
2015 Acorn
Zach began sailing on Sunfish at Boy Scout Camp when he was . Next in his sailing career he moved up to sailing Jboats on Lakes. The next step in his career brought him into the One-design Laser and Sonar Read More
Justin Corso
2015 Acorn
Justin is an “anything that floats” kind of boatie. He was only 6 months old when he first started boating in East Hampton aboard a classic 1912 Elco motor yacht, and sailing on Dark Star a 42′ C&C sailboat. He’s Read More
Cruz Schroder
2015 Acorn
Cruz a 15 year old dinghy and keelboat racer that was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, has been sailing since he was five and started racing in 2010 on 420’s at North Star Sail Club in their junior sailing Read More
Peter Gunn
2015 Offshore Acorn
Peter is a sixteen year old senior in high school from Riverdale, NY. He began sailing seven years ago in Optis and Picos and quickly moved into 420s. Peter has done many fleet racing regattas along the east coast including Read More
Harry Schmidt
2015 Acorn
Harry Schmidt is returning as a High Performance Acorn, born and raised in San Francisco, California, he began sailing at the age of 8. His parents placed him in a junior sailing program, and he became hooked. Harry now competitively Read More
Gigi Arias
2015 Acorn
Gigi traveled from Atlanta, Georgia to Oakcliff. She has a passion for sailing but also a strong artistic side. Gigi’s other past times include photography and at one point considered becoming a musician, playing the drums.
Adrien Lepleux
2015 Acorn
Adrien Lepleux is a 15 years old sailor from Paris, France. He moved from France to New York City last September. He is now training on high performance boats at Oackliff Sailing in Oyster Bay, New York. Adrien started sailing Read More
Oliver Burger
2015 Acorn
Oliver Burger’s sailing obsession developed as he grew up sailing in Ohio. He wanted more training and competition than was offered at home and while competing at the largest youth sailing event in the US, the Orange Bowl in Miami Read More
Josh Temko
2015 Acorn
Josh, 16 is from Clearwater Florida. There he was inspired by local Olympic sailors Paige and Zach Railey, who had sailed out of the same center as Josh.He is looking at different colleges all around the country but only those Read More
Alec Chicoine
2015 Acorn
Alec has traveled from Columbus Ohio to Ft. Ladurdale to Nova Scotia in pursuit of this sailing dreams. While Chicoine will return to Old Dominion in Norfolk Virginia in the fall, his need for speed will continue. He is currently Read More