Leo Gaskell

Leo has been working at BSC since 2016 in a variety of capacities, including teaching, race committee, general maintenance, and rigging. He has a life-long passion for sailing, and especially for helping other people to get the most out of the sport! Leo learned to sail at the age of 8 at Courageous Sailing in Charlestown, and began teaching there at 16. In his spare time, he races a variety of boats including Lasers and J/105s, and spends weekends cruising in Boston Harbor and beyond.

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The Team

Instructor

Martha Rand

Before coming to the Boston Sailing Center, she worked at the Southport Yacht Club in Maine where she would spend weekends racing her family’s J-27 or her pink and purple turnabout named Dazzle.

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Operations Manager

Bob Garber

Originally from Boston, Bob has been sailing for over 30 years and understands the configuration of the Boston Harbor as well as anyone.

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Office Manager

Michelle Rose

Michelle was born and raised in Massachusetts. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in psychology.

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Instructor

Peter Whinn

Pete Whinn does startup business stuff for a 9-5 grind but spends evenings and weekends (and the occasional beautiful weekday afternoon, don’t tell his boss) teaching Learn to Sail at the Boston Sailing Center.

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