Crew List

Below are a list of people interested in crewing on a Hobie Cat in Division 4 (Pacific NW).

If you are a Hobie owner looking for crew, or someone looking to crew, please contact us for more information.

Looking TO crew:

Brenda — Energetic sailor with lots of big boat experience and the attitude to take on a Hobie.  Probably around 115#.  She is tied up with Vic-Maui 2016, so her availability early in the season could be hampered.  Seattle based.  drmom2001(at)msn.com

Jennifer — Energetic, 115# gal, 5’3″.  Seattle-based.  5 yr. big boat sailing experience.  Crewed for Jerry Valeske in 2016.  jackson1029(at)gmail.com

Will — Experienced H-16 and H-18 crew from East Coast.  Grew up in a Hobie family.  180#.  willschwenger(at)gmail.com

Paul — Sailor and boatyard worker, so knows his way around boats.  No Hobie experience, but smart.  Probably 150#.  Short, with good strength/weight ratio.   Mgr. at CSR Des Moines.

Austin Bamford — even have a last name for this guy!  16 year old (120# light) crew.  Sailed for 2 years out of Cultus Lake.  austinbamford(at)gmail.com


Active or inactive??

Mint — Olympia based.  Crewed at Splash, 2014.  singamint(at)gmail.com

Taylor — Young dinghy sailor (470’s & Etchells) with limited Hobie experience.  Seattle based.  joostenm11(at)gmail.com

Ruby Higginson — Daughter of 48 North Editor with plenty of dinghy experience and some Hobie Wave experience.  Seattle based.  Not much more info on her, but I bet she is light and good!  Age unknown.  karen(at)48north.com

Ruby’s friend — French exchange student in Seattle Apr. 1 – 21.  PSSR?  Mercer Island?  Sails cats.  French and sails cats?  What more do you need to know!!  Seattle based.  Age unknown.  karen(at)48north.com

Ray McCormack — Sport and big boat sailor crossing over to fill “the need for speed”.  Experienced sailor, just not in Hobies.  nelson.peter1(at)live.com

Andy Hurley — andyhurley(at)gmail.com

K S Huang — kshuang(at)microsoft.com

Looking FOR crew:

Todd Morrill — Experienced Hobie 16 sailor amped for racing out of the Portland with good boat.  Looking for regular crew for 2017 season.   catsailingF72(at)aol.com

J Rosenbach — J is an accomplished Hobie 16 and big boat sailor and racer and is regularly at the top of A-fleet.  He occasionally needs crew.  He is based out of Montesano (Olympia/Grays Harbor)  rosenbachplumbing(at)hotmail.com

Tim Webb — Tim is another A-fleet skipper.  He is usually up near the top, but bring a very easy-going, fun approach to his racing.  While he loves winning, having fun is more important.  He is based out of Chehalis.  swimmertim(at)yahoo.com