1985: Learned to sail on
, joined Cal Sailing Club. Lake Merritt
1986: Took sailing/cruising course in
1986-1995: Continued sailing/racing with the Cal Sailing Club and out of the Berkeley Yacht Club—lots of
races, Three Bridge Fiasco’s, etc. Took various classes—Coast Guard Boating class, CPR, North U Racing tactics. Vallejo
1995 to 1998: Spent three years in
, Palau . Owned “I’Batku” (26 foot AMF Paceship). Micronesia
1997/1998: Commodore of the Royal
Yacht Club. Organized sailing camp for kids. Belau
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
2003—2006: Served on the Board of Directors of the
Yacht Club. Berkeley
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
to Ko Olina. Kaneohe
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 (
) race, and “Sorcery” (82 foot maxi) for the Santa Cruz race. Half Moon Bay
Ongoing: Crew on “London Calling,” (Santana 22), for Berkeley Yacht Club Chowders and Friday night races.