Below is a list of individuals who have indicated interest in crewing on 12mR racing yachts. The 12 Metre Yacht Club provides this “bulletin board” as a courtesy and convenience only. While we assume that sailors will provide factual information when completing our CREW SIGN-UP form, we cannot vouch for or verify its accuracy.


Screen Name Email 12mR Exp? Availability Racing Exp? Positions Comments
PCHEEK YES ANY, can locate quickly to any ROAD to the WORLDS event. America II(12-US46)Syndicate member for past 3 seasons. Doing some alternate on American Eagle this season. Main trim, starboard and port tail, mast, etc. No foredeck experience. Looking to up my game every day.
PGCNEWYORK YES weekends throughout the summer America II(12-US46) NY Harbor–headsail trimmer, mainsheet; Lionheart- 2016 12M NAs; 1983-89 Gretel II (12-KA3) in Sydney– runners, pit, grinder and headsail trimmer. 1988-97, keelboat classes: Yngling, Dragon, Northshore 33′, Warwick Hood 42′; 2009-12, Archambault 35′ in Singapore– trimmer; 2014-present: J-24 headsail trim, main trim, runners, pit I am 49 years old and live in Manhattan. Started sailing at 15, Member of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron since 1985, completed the UK RYA Coastal Skipper certificate and Yachtmaster theory, skippered several bareboat charters (up to 48′) in numerous locations globally. “I am a 12 Metre tragic, very keen to race this year, also eager to go for the odd sail to learn as much as I can from the experts as I’d like to join a boat to race in 2018 and 2019.
WILLYB1533 YES retired with time CBYRA seventies and eighties, IOR then PHRF, off shore delivery south (five), one Newport Bermuda (80), one Marblehead Halifax, one Block Island RW, long standing relationship with Jim Muldoon’s ‘Donnybrook’ out of Annapolis, okay, the 12m experience is ONCE with the project in St Martin, the Kirby designed ‘Canada’, once in a Star, and own a Laser. And I snuck on Intrepid while docked at the Black Pearl in ’67 when no one was looking to check it out and make believe! mostly trim can do bow, navigate Pretty fit for my age, probably not strong enough to go aloft reliably but would try if needed. Swim and bike. Currently residing at Gwynn Island, VA, near Deltaville, would LOVE to help out with 12’s in the Chesapeake Bay area in the fall. Know my way around New England, also. Strong on navigation, strong on meteorology, tides and current forecasting (formally worked in IT at NOAA).
CAHILL1 NO Mon-Sat, major events. Live in CA. Shields (all positions)
PHRF 35′ keelboats (bow, foredeck, mast, pit)
Coronado 15 (helm and crew)
Lido 14 crew
Bow, Mast, Pit I am age 30, 5′-10″, 150 lbs, and work in CA as an engineer. I am at home working on the front end of boats as well as steering and trimming. My most frequent crew experience in the last 5 years is bow and foredeck on Schock 35s, though I sail Shields ODs several times a month. Lifelong sailor and huge fan of the International Rule. I own a 2.4mR, and would jump at the chance to sail the larger classes. I am able to attend events with several weeks notice.
SLONGLEY YES All Events Crew 12m America II (US46) in New York, J22, J24s, Grand Soleil 43. Mast, Pit, Grinder, Trim Fit 31 year old in New York City. Sailed 12m 15 days in 2016. I can take off a day or two with minimal notice and regularly in Newport area. Happy to crew any boat/event.
TWCORN YES Almost Anytime 1977 SORC 12mR Heritage, J-27, Mumm30, J80, T10, Block Island Race Week, NYYC Race Week, Annapolis Noods, Mumm 30 Worlds, multiple Chicago-Mackinac, T-10 Nationals and more (edited for length). Mast, Trim I live in Tiverton RI, 20 minutes from Newport. Available anytime.
GGAYDOS YES Available to travel Offshore deliveries and ocean racing, windward/leeward PHRF racing each week, 12mR sailing weekly in New York City Main trim and grinder
EXPERIENCED YES Most weekends and some weekdays The last seven years skippering on four Modern and Grand Prix 12s including Freedom, America II (42 & 46) and Lionheart. Skipper on 52’Holland, MidNight Sun for 15 years out of Stamford, CT. Began career on 42 Columbia, Vita in competitive racing along with catamaran and power boat experience. Helm, Tactician, Navigation, Main Trim, Mast, Bow, Sheet Trim Knowledgeable of hydraulics, winch assemblies, structures, rigging and splicing. Originally trained as an engineer and have sailed competitively for 45 years.
TF YES Saturday 9/23/17 Skipper and crew one – designs– 110, 210 J24, Holland design – face off – 1988-89. Started at age 6, now 52. Edgartown, Block Island and Marblehead Race weeks, Volvo Regatta, and other championships. Main trim, spinnaker trim, jib trim.
HUMBUG NO Available until 11/1/17 From St. Thomas USVI- sailing my whole life on all types of boats. Am still active in cats at Championship level. No recent big boat experience, but- sailed on Congere in Maxi Worlds. Stars & Stripes 92 for VI ACC training, recent racing on “Nala” HH66 cat. Farr 65’s, Farr 40’s, RP 37, Mumm 36 and many smaller boats. Am active on F18’s, Nacra 17’s, Hobie 20, 16 and IC 24’s. Now based in Morehead City, NC and traveling East Coast to race and work freelance. USCG 100 Ton Master and Instructor- power or sail with Tow & Sail. Many years of salvage towing in the BVI’s in the 70’s too. From pit aft– have not done mast or forward in a long time Resume on request- references too (Peter Holmberg- brother), Allergic to cigarettes otherwise healthy and strong non- drinker- 6′ and 250… with wetsuits and foulies as needed. Willing to run the tender or mark boats as needed too.
VTSAILOR YES Ready to go I have been sailing and racing since I was an embryo… I have sailed and raced Lightnings, Star boats, Dragons, IOR boats, Etchells, 6 Metres and a few 12s including Gleam and Intrepid. I have raced in Lightnings, Stars and Dragons in National and North American Championships sail trimmer, and one of the best! A former Director of the Offshore Sailing School, I will be a great addition to any boat I crew on.