Michelle Rose

Michelle was born and raised in Massachusetts. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in psychology. While at BSC, you can find her managing the busy office, helping members and students, and taking care of the ailing riverboat plants. Out of the office, you can find her clicking into skis, rock climbing, hiking, or traveling the world. She also likes to run and ran the Boston marathon in 2019. She gets out on the water every chance she gets.

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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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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

Philip Zurek

Philip brings sailing experience from an unexpected location: Colorado! He arrived in Boston on the first nice spring day of 2018, went straight to the sailing center, and has been enjoying all that the area has to offer since then. When not cruising around, you can find him teaching (since 2021), Soling racing in the summer, and Frostbite racing in the winter. His goal is to share his knowledge and passion for sailing with every student.

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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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