Katie is an avid racer, cruiser, and sailboat captain based out of Oakland, CA. Her racing career has taken her on two trips to Hawaii, twice around Vancouver Island, SF Bay, up and down the California Coast, and all over the Pacific Northwest. She has navigated aboard many ocean and coastal races including two Vancouver Island 360 races, a Transpac, and a Pacific Cup, taking 3rd in her division in 2014. Katie has also worked as a delivery captain on sailboats on the West Coast, in the Bahamas, and back from Hawaii. Her favorite cruising ground to date is the Inside Passage in British Columbia.
Here in San Francisco Bay, Katie enjoys local racing and cruising on her Express 27. When she isn’t sailing, she works on commissioned carpentry and woodworking projects. Katie began teaching sailing in 2012 and is passionate about passing on her love of sailing to others.