Friday, March 12, 2010

New Crew Resume - Kathy McGraw


1985:  Learned to sail on Lake Merritt, joined Cal Sailing Club.

1986:  Took sailing/cruising course in Greece.

1986-1995:  Continued sailing/racing with the Cal Sailing Club and out of the Berkeley Yacht Club—lots of Vallejo races, Three Bridge Fiasco’s, etc.  Took various classes—Coast Guard Boating class, CPR, North U Racing tactics. 

1995 to 1998:  Spent three years in Palau, Micronesia.  Owned “I’Batku” (26 foot AMF Paceship).    

1997/1998:  Commodore of the Royal Belau Yacht Club.  Organized sailing camp for kids.    

1998:  Returned to the Bay Area and sailing/racing the Bay. 

2002-2008:  Volunteered with the Pacific Cup organization for the 2002, 2004, 2006, and
2008 races. 

2003—2006:  Served on the Board of Directors of the Berkeley Yacht Club.

2006:  Crewed on “Vanessa,” (Beneteau 57), in the Pac Cup.

2006—2008:  Served as Secretary of the Pac Cup Board.  Crewed on “No Ka Oi” (Gibsea 43) during the Drake’s Bay race.  Helped deliver “No Ka Oi” after the Pac Cup from Kaneohe to Ko Olina.

2009:  Crewed on “Inspired Environments” (Beneteau 40.7) for the the Midwinter races and the crewed Farallones race.  Crewed on “Final Approach” (Lidgard 60) for the Windjammers (Santa Cruz) race, and “Sorcery” (82 foot maxi) for the Half Moon Bay race.

Ongoing:  Crew on “London Calling,” (Santana 22), for Berkeley Yacht Club Chowders and Friday night races. 


  1. What a hottie!! Love ya, your lil sis!

  2. Wow! You inspire me! denise

  3. Yo, Kathy, heard you were a little sick. Hope everything is better now!! You are amazing!! Love you so much. What an adventure!! The kids are tracking you!!

  4. Your almost home!!! Amazing, you go girl! Denise G