Paul Churchill

Hailing from Lake Woebegone, Minnesota, (land of 10,000 lakes and exponentially more mosquitoes). Grew up sailing Dinghies, small scows and Flying Scotts, and other vessels. Semi annually venturing into the Boundary Waters Wilderness Area in canoes. With the move to Bay Area came a realization of living in one of the great sailing arenas of Read More »

Paul Koenig

As a native Californian, Paul has spent most of his life near the water, starting to sail in Southern California in his early teens. As a Sea Explorer Scout in Newport Beach, he was responsible for maintaining the GM 671 diesel on the troop’s 40 ft ex-Navy motor launch. Paul spent the next 20 years Read More »

Steve Ingram

From the age of 8 Steve Ingram knew that his life’s passion would include being on the water. In pursuit of this, he has accumulated more time sailing and powerboating than most people spend in commute traffic in their lifetimes! Early on he began sailing on El Toros, Sunfish and Lasers. His love of sailing Read More »

Dean Dietrich

Dean’s love of sailing began when his older brother purchased a small sailboat. He singlehanded it in Lake Merced with the wind at his back but when he got to the end of the lake, he couldn’t figure out how to return. (Since then he’s learned about the no-go zone.) After taking time out for Read More »

Simon Bell

Simon has been a small-boat sailor since high-school and has enjoyed racing a Laser at national and international level since 1985. Simon is still actively racing a Laser in the Master division and regularly attends the Worlds. Simon joined Club Nautique in 1999 to prepare for the 2004 Global Challenge. After working through the Keelboat Read More »