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:
Tito Soto — 6′, 148# Seattle sailor, very experienced with dinghy sailing but no cat sailing. thetitosoto(at)gmail.com or 2 one 0 – six zero 2 – five 93 five
Jennifer — Energetic, 115# gal, 5’3″. Seattle-based. 5 yr. big boat sailing experience. Crewed for Jerry Valeske in 2016. jackson1029(at)gmail.com
Pete — Experienced Hobie sailor and sailing instructor with Center for Wooden Boats (Seattle). 5’6″, 150# petermail66(at)gmail.com 206-226-9323
Cullen — 23 year old recent college grad with lots of experience on 16s and 18s but no race experience itching to get on the water in Portland cullen.jaeschke(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
Mint — Olympia based. Crewed at Splash, 2014. singamint(at)gmail.com
Chris Rulla — Friend of J Rosenbach’s. Lots of sailing experience. No Hobie. 177#. crulla123 (at) gmail.com
Active or inactive??
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