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

Rick Guardia

Rick Guardia is an experienced and dedicated sailing instructor who has been a BSC member since 1997. When he first joined BSC he took the Learn to Sail, advanced sailing,

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Dock Staff

Mike Wenzke

Mike had a dream of sailing the Mediterranean, but then one day woke up and realized he didn’t know how to sail.

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Instructor

Ned Palmer

Ned is a sailor, and sailing instructor at Boston Sailing Center. When not at BSC, he’s also a pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital. He grew up racing sailboats in the

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Office Staff

Emily Harris

Emily grew up sailing and helping her dad fix wooden boats in Mid-Coast Maine. She recently graduated from St. Lawrence University with a degree in History, Asian studies, and government.

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