Crew Corner

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Our Current Participants

First NameLast NamePhoneDescribe your Sailing Experience
Nick Zomer 6166109936 T10, J105, J109, J24, etc. Bow Mid Jib or Main, versatile sailor with lots of buoy and distance racing.
Connor Lightbody
Tony Olds (517) 490-1584 ASA 101 and 103 certified. Own a Hunter 280 and have been sailing for 2 summers. Have a slip at Eldean.
Andrew Wardwell
Scott Crittenden I'm new to sailing and interested in learning more or helping where I can.
Mark Pearson 616-485-5063 Extensive beer can, Lake Michigan buoy racing and Lake Michigan point to point racing in the 1990's. More recently, bareboat, double handed charters in Grand Traverse Bay 2020, 2021, plans for 2022.
Ellie Wimbush 6166102741 Sailing classes at MBYC when I was in high school (sailing JY's). No racing experience.
William Taylor 9013597377 Singlehanded sailing an Ericson 27 for 1.5 years. Some racing experience with Ideal 18s and J70s as crew assisting with trimming, bow work and sandbagging. Some racing knowledge, NOT EXPERT. Looking for any position as crew with serious racer. Been working in the marine industry as a technician for 6 years. Very familiar with nautical terminology and my way around a vessel.
Karen Church 269.586.4121 6 week course summer of 22, St. Joseph, MI 420s to 40’ boats Basic theory and practical application Sailed previously, too!
Connor Dahlberg 616-329-7685 I have crewed in several races up in Muskegon. Outside of that I have been practicing with day sailing from time-to-time on smaller boats. I am familiar with some of the sailing terminology and safety procedures while manning the lines and other positions of a vessel. I am looking forward to learning more!
Weston Olson 6167173160 Sailed a lot of lasers, and snipes! Been crewing on an S.2 before. Open to learn new boats.
Logan Cook
Mary Pearson
Cody Drooger (616)218-0637 Sailed a sunfish for a few summer's as a child. little experience sailing the last few years.
Bree Recknagel (616) 822-0981 30yrs of sailing experience with the last 3 on J111 "Freedom". 2 CYCRTMs, Trans Michigan, Bayview North Channel, Anchorage Cups, DRYA. Full profile on Railmeets.
Drew Spencer 616 821 7998 I have taken a few ASA classes, but don't have any racing experience. Willing to do anything and am exited to learn!
John Yacullo (847) 989-0935 40 yrs experience on the lake as an owner, driver, trimmer on everything from Lightings to half toners to Farr 395s. Currently racing MC Scows.
Sonny Jenema (231)881-6318 10 years experience. I am a member of the Little Traverse Yacht Club and am interesting in crewing. I grew up sailing and have a wide range of experience. I've completed 5 Chicago to Mackinac's and 1 Bayview to Mackinac all on different J/105's. I've also raced on J/70s, J/111's, Farr 40s, and Beneteau 36.7's in buoy races to name a few types of boats. This summer I am racing in Chicago on a J/105 for the colors regatta, Sailing World, Chicago to Waukegan, Chicago to Mackinac, Michigan Tri State, and the Verve. I am interested in racing on the weekends I am not in Chicago as well as Wednesday races. This spring I completed an offshore sailboat return from Isla Mujeres Mexico to Tampa Florida.
Alexander Spagnuolo (616) 920-2705 Intermediate
Ben Steenwyk (616)648-9749 I have no experience but am eager to learn and would really like to start getting into sailing.