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Joe started sailing in 3rd grade sailing sunfish on canandaigua lake in Canandaigua NY. Later on Joe started high school sailing at the Rochester Yacht Club and went to ISHA Keelboat National Championship in 2019. Joe hopes to learn how to sail skiffs at completive...

Jasmine grew up sailing keelboats at a nonprofit sailing center in East Boston MA and went on to get her 50 ton Inland Masters captains license. After getting her undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies from Suffolk University, she joined Oakcliff for the Winter Sapling program...

Ian Brown grew up laser sailing in the summers on Cape Cod. He started sailing competitively when he joined his high school sailing team in San Francisco, CA. He has spent a lot of time improving his skills in San Francisco and now he looks forward...

Esteban Pedroza was raised in a family that loves the water near the Jersey Shore. Since he was 8 he has been sailing on the Navesink and now goes to the Marine Academy of Science and Technology for high school. He attended the Oakcliff Fall...

Chris Booher grew up on a little island in Maine and picked up sailing in high school. From the moment he stepped into a dinghy he knew he wanted to pursue a career in sailing. Between Fall and Spring high school seasons you would have...

Kaitlin Cho is from Manhattan, New York where she sails with Hudson River Community Sailing in Chelsea and is apart of their Sea Dragons racing team. She is an incoming senior who has sailed and raced on j80s and plans to continue racing when she...

Paloma Manon is a 17 year old Dominican/American from Brooklyn.  She got into sailing through high school sailing and fleet racing j80s at Hudson River Community sailing and found out about Oakcliff at a Sailing Gala. She has came to Oakcliff to work hard to...

Joe is a sixteen-year-old sailor who primarily sails C-420s out of Shrewsbury Sailing & Yacht Club. Joe started sailing when he was four in a Sunfish and then progressed through various junior programs in the Optimist, moving on to sail the C-420 when he was...

Cullen Zelenka is an undergraduate at the University at Buffalo studying Mechanical and Electrical engineering, and is a graduate of the Sapling program. He was the first Winter Sapling and helped develop Oakcliff’s gap year program. After spending the summer of 2019 as the Boat...