12 Jan Ethan Johnson
Ethan has been sailing for 15 years, inshore and offshore. Before Oakcliff, he grew up competitively sailing in high school, in his hometown of Southern Maryland. With the skills he gained, he shortly began coaching high school sailing, racing keel-boats, and expanding STEM sailing. Striving to follow his dreams of racing around the world, he left everything behind to pursue sailing’s professional field. Since coming to Oakcliff in 2015, Ethan has skippered and navigated many successful offshore races, while cross training in Match Racing and Foiling Catamarans. His Favorite sailboats to race are the Foiling Nacra 20, Figaro 3, and Class 40. Off the sailboats Ethan enjoys backpacking, wake-boarding, photography, fishing, and everything else on the water. Currently he is pursuing shorthanded racing, his love for fitness, and continuing to share his passion in the sport of sailing.