2023 Transpac Honolulu Race
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29-May-22
Jack Magruder - +447888201326 - jackmsailing@gmail.com
Position: Jib Trimmer,Main Trimmer,Tactician,Helm,All Positions
Experience: Professional
Comments: Professional experience, good engineer from 30m SY. This is a bucket list race for me.


14-Jun-22
Trevor DiMarco - dimarcojt@gmail.com
Position: All Positions
Experience: Advanced
Comments: The Navy has finally left me an open summer, and I'm eager to spend it on a Transpac! I'm an experienced racer who has rotated through pretty much every position on sleds and smaller keelboats. Please contact me and give me the chance to pass along my resume.


15-Jun-22
Jonathan Ware - 8595333036 - ware.jonathan.a@gmail.com
Position: Pit,Sewer,All Positions
Experience: Beginner
Comments: Most of my experience has been on 22'-27' boats. I have made one passage from Bermuda to NYC on a Swan 48 with Tania Aebi as Captain.


15-Jun-22
James Mitch Laughlin - james.m.laughlin@uscg.mil
Position: All Positions
Experience: Professional
Comments: I'm a ASA sailing instructor and sail often around California and learned to sail on Oahu. I have never done this event but I have sailed a few times from Hi to CA. I'm currently sailing around Catalina and channel islands, from Newport and long beach. I'm hoping to retire from the Coast Guard 2023 and would love the opportunity to crew this amazing event. Mitch 808-799-0562


16-Jun-22
Martin Johannes - 9093544402 - martinjohannes@mac.com
Position: All Positions
Experience: Intermediate
Comments: I am in Alaska and I have my Catalina 28 here and sail as often as I can. I don't have racing experience but I am willing to learn. My aim is to transit the Pacific in '24 or '25 and I am thinking that I can learn a lot and build community prior to my endeavor. I am eager and willing to do what is necessary. My disposition is casual and easy going. I was in the Navy and have seen the majesty and power of the open ocean. I am into the experience. I am 53. ASA taught, card carrying member. 4 years sailing experience.


30-Jun-22
Ned Feist - 5183392334 - epfeist@gmail.com
Position: All Positions
Experience: Advanced
Comments: I've been racing on keelboats and dinghies of varying size and type since I was 8 years old. 5000+ offshore miles on several boats ranging from 39-53 feet in length, including two races to Bermuda and a Pacific crossing. Solid understanding of rigging, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems. Completed Safety at Sea/World Sailing Certificate March of 2019. First Aid/CPR/AED certification valid through 1/1/2024. 6'2", 210 pounds, 26 years old. Thanks!


02-Jul-22
Shaun Graser - 9414880445 - ordersonly75@gmail.com
Position: Pit,Sewer,Grinder,Jib Trimmer,Main Trimmer,Helm,All Positions
Experience: Advanced
Comments: 1963-1969. Opti’s 1970-1971 470’s 1978-2018 Cruising and local bouy races on 1973 Irwin 32 2018 Miami to Havana SORC helm and main trim 2019 Chicago to Mackinac afterguard, running backs, main trim, helm 2020 Miami to Bahamas and Ft. Lauderdale to West Palm Beach SORC pit 2021 SORC Miami to Nassau (retired due to deck / hull separation). 2021 and 2022 Bone Island Regatta Tampa to Key West, Watch Captain, helm, asym trim and main trim. 2022 Newport to Bermuda Hylas 54 Helm, jib trim 2019 to present watch captain, helm, main trim on 43’ Palmer Johnson design Serendipity in SBYA racing series I am a lifelong sailor and consider myself experienced but not professional. I do enjoy the helm but I also enjoy sail trim. I don’t need to be right, if the skipper gives a command I do what the skipper says. I’m not big into conflict. I know how I like to set the sails to go fast but I’m not going to get into arguments, especially on a long race. Crew fights make the race even longer and much less fun. I am Safety at Sea certified 2019 and am have my US Sailing Level 1 and 2 certifications. First Aid and AED/CPR trained. I have been on our local youth boating association Board of Directors for 11 years and am currently the Operations Committee Chairman. I am a retired dentist. Please call at 941-350-1407 or email at sdgraser1@gmail.com Respectfully, Shaun Graser


11-Jul-22
Per Lindell - +13012046781 - Per1@lindell.org
Position: Sewer,Jib Trimmer,Main Trimmer,Tactician,Helm,All Positions
Experience: Advanced
Comments: Sailed most of my life in Scandinavia, Chesapeake and US East Coast. ISAF offshore certificate. Latest race as Navigator/tactician Newport to Bermuda. Know Expedition well.


11-Jul-22
Per Lindell - +13012046781 - Per1@lindell.org
Position: Jib Trimmer,Main Trimmer,Tactician,Helm
Experience: Advanced
Comments: Sailed most of my life, in dinghies and keelboats. 2 national championships in Sweden in dinghies long time ago. Now sail mostly in the Chesapeake. Last offshore experience was as navigator and tactician in the 2022 Newport to Bermuda race.


16-Jul-22
Rich Cowper - 9492378474 - rich@cowperonline.com
Position: Foredeck,Mast,Pit,Sewer,Jib Trimmer,Main Trimmer,Tactician,Helm,All Positions
Experience: Intermediate
Comments: I’ve been sailing in amateur/club racing in SoCal for 9 years mostly on Beneteau First 40.7 and some smaller 27-30ft boats like J29s. I own and campaign ‘Saga’ in Dana Point and Long Beach which is a Beneteau First 40 mostly on inshore random leg and windward/leeward races. Longest race I’ve skippered is Around Catalina on Saga (2022) so new to true offshore races. 40 years old, 185lbs and relatively strong and agile on the boat. Also a computer engineer so very capable around electronics including troubleshooting an tuning and I also spent my youth building an drag racing Mustangs so am a very capable mechanic/engineer. I’ve done all positions on the boat from stern to bow but would be happy with any position for a transpac race! Looking to crew on a transpac boat for a few years with the goal of racing my own boat one day!


28-Jul-22
Alexandria Zimmerman - 3132685071 - aamzimmerman@gmail.com
Position: Pit,Grinder,Jib Trimmer,Main Trimmer,Tactician,Helm
Experience: Advanced
Comments: Hi! My name is Alexandria Zimmerman, I'm 24 years old, and I have about 20 years of racing experience on the Great Lakes. I completed 9 years of junior sailing, 4 years of varsity high school sailing, 2 years of collegiate sailing, and coached junior sailing for 5 years. I have been racing on everything from Thistles to Catalina 27's to Orma 60's and everything in between. I have raced in offshore regattas at Larchmont YC in New York, as well as completed 6 Port Huron to Mackinac races. I'm looking to do more distance sailing and hoping to find a boat for the 2023 Transpac race! I am extremely comfortable in all positions behind the mast, but excel as a jib/ spin trimmer and helmsman.


04-Aug-22
Josh - 4199139857 - rutowskioa@gmail.com
Position: Pit,Grinder,Jib Trimmer
Experience: Novice
Comments: Relatively new to racing - have mainly done some buoy racing along with a passage from Mackinac Island to Chicago while racing both T-10's and Sonars. Eager to continue growing in sailing, and am a quick learner


06-Aug-22
Donald Olson - 805-901-0811 - hunter1922@gmail.com
Position: Foredeck,Mast,Pit,Grinder,Jib Trimmer,Main Trimmer
Experience: Advanced
Comments: I have completed 4 Transpac races. 2005,2011,2015,&2019. The first 3 Winddancer, a Catalina 42, and the last one on a Fast 42. I usually work the bow/mast positions, however,. on this race, all crew work all positions. Further, I work the galley but I do meal prep etc. for the entire crew for all dinners on my time,. and still cover all my watches on deck.


06-Jul-22
Bo Smith - "COMPADRES" - Andrews 77
Contact: 619-778-2808 - bo@csum.edu
Comments: Compadres is available for a lease with option to purchase via the Cal Maritime Academy Foundation. Located in San Pedro CA, she is available immediately. For info please call or email me. Thanks!


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