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Austin "AC" Colpaert grew up sailing at Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit, Michigan with his family since he could walk on the deck of a boat on his own. He started racing Optis in 2003 at age 7 for the Bayview Yacht Club Junior Sailing...

You can spot Kathryn Shiber (also known around Oakcliff as Kat) on the water by her black helmet, which she wears religiously while sailing due to many concussions. Kathryn was introduced to the sailing world by her aunt, and she encouraged her to join the...

Sean is the boat captain for Farr 40 Black as well as Weegie, a Columbia Carbon 32. Specializing in offshore sailing, he has developed extensive skills both on and off the water in order to be successful in all aspects of sailing. He’s become competent...

Ethan has been sailing for 13 years on offshore and inshore sailboats both large and small. He grew up sailing in high school competitively, shortly to begin coaching sailing. Before Oakcliff he spent each season coaching high school sailing and expanding STEM sailing in his...

Chris Kennedy sometimes finds time to actually go sailing. He loves to take things apart, and put them (mostly) back together. In the Fall of 2011, between finding a real job as an engineer, keeping the ’78 Chevy and ’83 Yamaha running, and building a...