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Christian Langalis

2014 Sapling

A proud native of Rowayton, Connecticut, Christian made his first memories sailing on Long Island Sound.  Beginning with Atlantics at Cedar Point YC and dinghies at Norwalk YC, Christian was soon enthusiastically pursuing all types of sailing: fleet, match, team or simply cruising.  His zeal for endurance racing as a marathon runner and competitive rower has now steered him towards ocean racing. He came to Oakcliff to gain more offshore experience, with intentions to ultimately tackle the Transatlantic, Fastnet, Sydney-Hobart, and other offshore trials. All the while, he’ll be honing his seamanship to fulfill his highest aspiration: solo-circumnavigation. When he disappears one day, you’ll know where he went.

Christian attends and sails for Colgate University, where he studies Economics and Mathematics despite having a passion for nature and the arts. Update 2015: Christian is currently racing transatlantic.