2016 Saplings

Sean O’Halloran
Boat Captain: Farr 40 Black & Weegie, 2016 Sapling
Sean is the boat captain for Farr 40 Black as well as Weegie, a Columbia Carbon 32. Specializing in offshore sailing, he has developed extensive skills both on and off the water in order to be successful in all aspects Read More
Lau Busch-Petersen
2016 Sapling
Hometown: Copenhagen, Denmark After high school i did not know what to study, so i took a ‘few’ gap years before making the big decision of what to study. I worked and lived in Copenhagen, traveling when i had money to spare, Read More
Nikolas Nöetzel
2016 Sapling
Hometown: Kiel, Germany I am 24 years old and I am a 2015 graduate of the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Before I studied business administration and economics down south amidst the Alps, I grew up in the beautiful Read More
Christopher Ross
2016 Sapling
Hometown: Enfield, New Hampshire, United States of America I grew up a lake sailor in Enfield, NH at the Dartmouth Sailing Club. I always considered being on the lake a point of pride. Growing up I was super fortunate to Read More
Karine Jansen
2016 Sapling
Hometown: Haarlem, the Netherlands I started sailing when I was about 10 years old, I had saved all my pocket money to buy a little sailing dinghy.  I went to different sailing clubs and schools and became a sailing instructor when Read More
Stuart Macintosh
2016 Sapling
Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Sailing has been one of the few things to peak and keep my interest in the past few years, I love everything about it. From actually competing to the planning necessary to be successful. This past Read More
Travis Carlisle
2016 Sapling
Hometown: Madison, Connecticut, United States of America Since I was born, I’ve been in and around boats. Both my mom’s side and my dad’s side have been involved in the sailing community. At 14 my dad put me into a summer Read More