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Hometown: Kiel, Germany I am 24 years old and I am a 2015 graduate of the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Before I studied business administration and economics down south amidst the Alps, I grew up in the beautiful and often stormy capital of the...

Hometown: Copenhagen, Denmark After high school i did not know what to study, so i took a ‘few’ gap years before making the big decision of what to study. I worked and lived in Copenhagen, traveling when i had money to spare, enjoying life while sort of ‘getting...

Like most young sailors, Isak started out sailing in Optimists. At his home club in Ephraim, Wisconsin, he transitioned to Flying Scots and was a sailing instructor, then director of the learn to sail program. Isak qualified for college nationals both as a sailor and...

Chis was born in Oklahoma and raised in both Oklahoma and New Mexico, started sailing at an early age with the YMCA in Oklahoma City. He sailed a variety of dinghies and family-owned keel boats. He is a founding member of the Oklahoma City University...

Harry grew up on a little island in Pitwater called Scotland Islan; it’s just north of Sydney, Australia. With some encouragement from his mother and a Spiral for his 10th birthday, Harry jumped headlong into the competitive sailing world. He quickly developed a passion for...

Ariel is a Chinese-American sailor who grew up in Beijing but now lives in California. Being raised in a family that couldn’t tell the difference between a sailboat and a powerboat he didn’t learn to sail until his High School Freshman year. He started at...

From the lifting of a jib to the dropping of a main, for some of us these events feed us through questions that arise in our minds and lead to the personal truths that make up the core of our character. My questions started when,...

Jeff is famous now. He was the top ranked mini sailor in 2013 and is continuing his association with Oakcliff racing a Class 40 for 2014 and will eventually race around the world … by himself....

Mike became a valued member of the Oakcliff staff, gaining management skills and impressing Oakcliff Supporters to the point that a supporter encouraged and coached him into a job in commercial development where he is excelling....

Colin is working in the industry as a sail maker and a boat captain and racing extensively....