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Captain Wim Jessup
Captain Wim Jessup

An experienced cruiser and racer having completed multiple races to Bermuda, Halifax and The Vineyard.
My passion is to cruise with my family and friends on Long Island Sound and explore the many gems it has to offer. I also enjoy racing on the Soun

Captain Eric Knott
Captain Eric Knott

Having first-hand knowledge of spending time in a life raft, Capt. Knott brings a unique prospective and opinion to both his job as Assistant Safety Manager for a large, international tug/towing company and to his students; education in the classroom.

Captain Henry E. Marx
Captain Henry E. Marx

Combining his professional and recreational sailing experience, Capt. Marx has grown Landfall Navigation from a small chart supplier into the highly-respected, leading source of marine safety gear and nautical publications.
Keith Knowlton
Keith Knowlton

Capt, Keith Knowlton, CMM is a graduate of Maine Maritime Academy's Marina Management program, an experienced sailboat racer/cruiser, powerboat operator, as well as extensive experience operating marinas and yacht clubs. Read

Jim Frayer
Jim Frayer

Jim has more than forty years experience with all types of boats both sail and power. He has been in the boating industry as a marina operator, waterfront developer, yacht broker and industry consultant. He is a founder of the Rowayton Yacht Club and en

Captain William Mack
Captain William Mack

A graduate of Maine Maritime, is a United States Coast Guard Licensed Master of Unlimited Tonnage upon Oceans. Captain Mack has 38 years of professional experience on a variety of vessels around the world. Captain Mack is also an accomplished racer/cruise

W. Frank Bohlen
W. Frank Bohlen

Frank Bohlen is a physical oceanographer and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Marine Sciences at the University of Connecticut. His research interests include the dynamics governing coastal sediment transport and long-term observations of currents

Steve McGovern
Steve McGovern

Chairman of Mack Boring is third generation. An active boater, in his earlier years crewed on windjammers, worked on push boats did yacht deliveries up and down the East Coast and Caribbean. You can usually find Steve on anything that floats.

Greg Cirillo
Greg Cirillo

Owner of Precision Marine, New Rochelle, NY operates a diesel repair shop, specializing in marine diesels, marine electronics', parts and service. Greg has been in the Diesel Engine Industry for 38+ years and is one of the top Yanmar Marine 'Gold' dealers

Scott Bowden
Scott Bowden

Scott Bowden is the Vice President and General Manager of Port Niantic Inc. a full service facility located in Niantic CT. Scott has been in the Marine service industry for 30+ years and is an ABYC master tech. Read more...

Ronald B.J. Wisner
Ronald B.J. Wisner

Ronald Wisner is descended from a long line of sailors going back to his family's China clippers. He has been sailing for over fifty years. Mr. Wisner has competed in four Marion-Bermuda Races, placing first in the Celestial class and second overall in th

Daniel Moreno
Daniel Moreno

CT DEEP Safe Boating Instructor since 2005, having taught hundreds of classes both private and group. Life long boater and passionate Long Island Sound supporter living in Milford Ct. Active participant in CT DEEP conferences on Power Boating, Sailing, a

Kim Zeh, MD FACEP
Kim Zeh, MD FACEP

EMP of Fairfield County at
Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT

Full time, board certified Emergency Physician. Began sailing as a Mystic Mariner; with sailing history ranging in anything from dyer dhows to multiple voyages on the Brilliant.