Emily Decker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NAME: Emily Decker

HOMETOWN: Lloyd Harbor, NY               BIRTHDATE: Nov. 17

#YRS. SAILING:  35

US SAILING #:  225995I

CPR/FIRST AID CURRENT THROUGH: 2017

CERTIFICATIONS: Basic Keelboat

NOTABLE SAILING EVENTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS (RACING/OFFSHORE CRUISING):

Over 22,000 NM Offshore, including

Newport-Bermuda Race

Annapolis-Newport Race

Marblehead-Halifax Race

Pineapple Cup

Heineken Regatta – St. Martin/Maarten

Rolex Regatta – St. Thomas USVI

Stamford Vineyard Race

Deliveries: Annapolis-Caribbean, Caribbean, Maine, New England, Block Island, Long Island Sound

CBRYA High-Point Winning teams – J/30 Valhalla, J/35 Jake, Santa Cruz 70 Donnybrook (PHRF A0), J/105 Tenacious

 

WHERE HAVE YOU SAILED:

Up & Down East Coast

Caribbean (Up & Down Island)

Maine/New England

Long Island Sound

 

MOST MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE:

Hitting a whale doing 14+ knots off the coast of Maine during the Marblehead-Halifax Race.

 

WHAT I LIKE MOST ABOUT TEACHING SAILING:

I love working with a team that shares the same passion for sailing that I do, even if it is sometimes like herding cats…  

 

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