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Avi has always had an appetence for anything water related. His summer days were filled with competitive swimming and lazy days at one of the South Shore beaches. Around 12 years of age, Avi’s mother added a sprinkling of wilderness by adding canoe tripping in...

Colin Kennedy has returned for his third year as a Sapling and is one of the most valuable sailors on the Oakcliff team.  Colin Kennedy grew up sailing on Long Island Sound.  Ten years ago he began sailing Optis at Port Washington Yacht Club and...

Jacob  who was with us in 2014 has returned in 2015 and is sailing any time he is not sleeping and that says something as we are not sure he actually sleeps.  Jacob also is the 1st mate on the Ker 50 Temptation. Jacob not Jake,...

Alec grew up sailing Sabots in Redondo Beach, California and moved into Lasers and FJs  later on in his junior career. Soon moving into keelboats, Alec started in the Melges 24 and took up positions with teams in the Melges 30 Farr 30, Farr 40,...

Conrad Volle, 23, grew up sailing on the choppy waters of the Great South Bay at Wet Pants Sailing Association, a club founded by kids who couldn’t afford to join a yacht club. Inspired by the spirit of camaraderie and independence, he worked to develop...

Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, Ivy was constantly immersed in water activities, but only took to sailing in 2007. After learning the basics  in El Toros, she joined the Peninsula Youth Sailing Foundation, a high school sailing team, and has been competing ever since. Her sailing...

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 camp in Essex, Connecticut that had...

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 year has been (2015) has been a...

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 I got older. At some point...

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 have incredible coaching from Dartmouth Sailing...