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Brian started sailing at the age of three but never enjoyed it. It was only when he competed in the 2017 Around Long Island Race that he caught the offshore bug. His sole focus is on offshore racing and his ultimate goal of competing The...

Hugh Dougherty, of Cambridge, MA, comes to Oakcliff with his sights set on improving his match racing and offshore racing plus to continue to advance through the ranks of race management. Hugh continues to be an active racer in various boats like the Laser, MIT Tech...

Sara Stone, of Marion, Massachusetts, USA, grew up dinghy racing out of the Beverly Yacht Club. After developing an interest in larger boats, Sara worked as a sailing instructor on board 50-foot vessels, while simultaneously gaining experience with offshore passage making. She has now has...

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 in 1996 and has loved...

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 offices, it is his ultimate...

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 his time between junior sailing...

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 moved from Sunfish to club...

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 Oakcliff Solomon is looking forward...