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 Great Lakes, and has been working in boat yards and marinas since childhood, including doing dockwork and boat deliveries while in medical school. His longest passage was a transatlantic delivery from the Caribbean to France. You can find him living on his boat – Extra Mile – in the Boston Harbor Shipyard. 


The Team

Dock Staff

Matt Calore

Matt started working with us this past winter getting the boats ready for the season! He is excited for the sailing season in May.

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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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Head Sailing Instructor

Steve Wilson

Steve first joined the BSC Staff as an Instructor in 2017. With a history for both team and program building, Steve has a penchant for helping sailors find success asea; whatever their role aboard!
When not at the BSC, you’ll find Steve sailing anywhere from Maine to Sint Maarten. A member of several successful racing programs, Steve also enjoys Coastal Cruising and Caribbean Frostbiting!

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