This September, eight of our WBYC sailors will return to Martha’s Vineyard to defend their title as the winners of the 29th Annual Pat West Gaff Rig and Schooner Race. The sailors, consisting of a mixture of current and former commodores (Adam Walburger, Matt Larkin, Doug Shepard), board members (Andy Mistur, Phil Pirkl) and other WBYC members (Eric Olson, Todd Luchsinger, and Will Wester), crewed the historic schooner Brilliant to victory under the leadership of Captain Nicholas Alley, First Mate Madeline Weisman and Ship Cook Ger Tysk.

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