Doug grew up on Long Island where he learned to sail from the age of 6 years old. He was a staff member and graduate of Oakcliff Sailing. Doug has also competed in notable races such as Sydney to Hobart Race, Newport to Bermuda and lots of ISAF Graded Match Racing Events. Before working at North Cove Doug spent a year and a half living in Sydney Australia working as a sailing instructor, sailmaker, rigger and yacht racer. Recently, Doug spent a month in Auckland New Zealand working as support crew for the Volvo Ocean Race Team Vestas 11th Hour Racing.
Community Sailing Coordinator
Rebecca grew up waterskiing on lakes in the midwest but she converted to sailing on the New York Harbor as an escape from corporate life. Three years ago she gave up life behind a desk for life on the water. Rebecca has taught sailing to youth and adults while also administering sailing programs to improve New Yorkers access to the water. When not sailing in the harbor, Rebecca is delivering sailboats to points on the east coast, or sailing on the Solent. Rebecca is a US Sailing Basic Keelboat Instructor and has a US Coast Guard 25 ton Masters license.
Cheyenne is originally from New York City but grew up in Antigua. Cheyenne has been sailing his whole life. Before coming onboard at North Cove Cheyenne was working for Offshore Sailing School both in New York when they were still here and in Florida. Cheyenne is a US Sailing Basic Keelboat and a 100 Ton Master USCG Licenced Captain. Cheyenne has sailed several transatlantic passages and done the whole Caribbean yacht racing circuit. When not sailing Cheyenne loves to cook.