A highly seasoned sailor, JAY SHARKEY spent ten years as a professional sail captain and racer on boats that won their class in the Fastnet, Victoria to Maui International (Vic-Maui), and Newport Bermuda Races, logging more than 50,000 offshore miles in combined events and deliveries. He also soloed two Bermuda One-Two Races, aboard a 21-foot craft. On land, Sharkey has served two major sailmakers, SAIL magazine, and has been a sailing instructor. Graduating cum laude with a bachelor of science in mass communications and public relations from Boston University, Sharkey studied nautical science, oceanography, and maritime history at the Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, sailing 3,000 miles on the 134-foot brigantine tall ship Corwith Cramer.
California Yacht Company’s Tom Suchy sadly passed away on Christmas Day, 2019. Suchy was an attorney who loved being around boats more than courts. For anyone interested, this is an excerpt from “Eight Bells for Tom Suchy | A Celebration of Life” (less than 3 mins).
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