2012 Saplings

Chris Kennedy
Fleet Captain: Swedish Match 40's, 2012 Sapling
Chris Kennedy sometimes finds time to actually go sailing. He loves to take things apart, and put them (mostly) back together. In the Fall of 2011, between finding a real job as an engineer, keeping the ’78 Chevy and ’83 Read More
Ivy Binns
2012, 2015 Sapling
Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, Ivy was constantly immersed in water activities, but only took to sailing in 2007. After learning the basics  in El Toros, she joined the Peninsula Youth Sailing Foundation, a high school sailing team, and has Read More
Jonathan Hammond
2012 Sapling
Jonathan began his involvement in sailing at a very young age, but he didn’t do much more than cruise around in a Sunfish and experiment with trial and error self-instruction. Those early days were on the cool waters off the Read More
Andrew O’Donnell
2012 Sapling
Andrew O’Donnell (OD) grew up on a horse farm in a rural upstate New York. Though he was helpful around his mother’s farm, he didn’t pursue a riding career. Instead he began racing downhill mountain bikes. At twelve years old Read More
Collin Weston
2012 Sapling
Collin Weston grew up sailing with his family on lakes in North Texas. At age 10, he began racing Optis on the junior circuit of the Texas Sailing Association.  As he grew older, he raced Sunfish, Lasers, and 420s and Read More
Ervin Grove
2012 Sapling
Ervin “Swerv” McGiver Grove grew up in Knoxville, TN. He was introduced to sailing at a young age through a local yacht club’s summer sailing program. Growing up he took every opportunity to go sailing, no matter who with or Read More
Soloman Krevans
2012 Sapling
Raised in Bethel, Alaska, Solomon started racing when he moved to Maine and joined the Mount Desert Island High School Sailing Team. A two time state champion Solomon is now a rising junior, sailing for the Tufts University Jumbos. At Read More
Brock Kraebel
2012 Sapling
Brock Kraebel was born and raised in Southold, a very small town on the North Fork of Long Island. Having spent every minute of his childhood summers on Peconic Bay, Brock took naturally to sailing at age ten. He quickly Read More
Brendan Larrabee
2012 Sapling
Brendan started sailing when he was eight years old, dodging tanker traffic in Boston Harbor at Courageous Sailing Center. Seeking a little more variety he moved to Community Boating and started racing 420s and lasers. During his summers Brendan split Read More
Seth Cooley
2012 Sapling
Seth has an undergraduate degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Webb Institute as well as a Master’s degree in Yacht and Small Craft Design from the University of Southampton (UK).  With work experience in both boatyards and design Read More
Madeline Gill
2012 Sapling
Madeline grew up sailing at Cedar Point YC in Westport, CT – coming from a large family of sailors and naval architects (as well as a few siblings a bit less enthusiastic about the water). She learned to race in Vanguard 15s Read More