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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...

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...