Meet The Team

Judge Ryan
Age: 20
Yacht Club(s): SDYC

Judge grew up sailing out of the San Diego Yacht Club, where he raced Naples Sabots, C420s, 29ers, and CFJs.  He currently has 3 National and 1 North American Championship titles to his name, including a High School National Championship, and a US Youth National Championship in the 29er class.  Judge currently sails for Brown University where he is one of the starting Varsity skippers.

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Kevin Laube
Age: 19
Yacht Club(s): MBYC

Kevin grew up sailing out of Mission Bay Yacht Club, and has raced everything from catamarans, to I420s, to lasers.  As a junior sailor Kevin won the Single Handed Junior Nationals (Smythe trophy), as well as the High School Team Race National Championship (Baker trophy).  Kevin is currently one of the starting Varsity skippers on the Stanford University sailing team.

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Willie McBride
Yacht Club(s):  StFYC & SBYC

Willie was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California where he grew up sailing dingies in the Santa Barbara Youth Sailing Foundation.  In 2007 Willie represented the United States at the ISAF Youth Worlds in Canada, placing 6th.  A year later he teamed up with Judge Ryan to form a formidable team on the I420 circuit in Europe.  Most recently Willie won the Bacardi Cup and placed 3rd at Charleston Race Week in the Melges 20 fleet sailing onboard Michael Kiss’, Bacio.  Willie attended the University of California at Santa Barbara and will graduate in June of 2012 with a degree in Geographic Remote Sensing.

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Hans Henken
Age: 19
Yacht Club(s): StFYC, CorYC and Stanford Sailing Team

Hans grew up sailing Naples Sabots and Club 420s in Coronado, California.  At the age of 14 he sailed his first 29er World Championship with Judge Ryan, where the team recieved and award for being the youngest team to qualify for gold fleet.  Among Hans’ many accomplishments are a Moth Junior World Championship title, and many top finishes in international 29er and 49er skiff events.

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Oliver Toole
Yacht Club(s): SBYC and Stanford Sailing Team

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Mac Agnese
Yacht Club(s):

Mac grew up sailing optis in Miami, Florida, and has won two bronze medals at the ISAF Youth Worlds, one in the multihull class and one in the 29er class.  In 2004, Mac won the Melges 24 World Championship as crew for James Spithill.  Recently he jumped in the Olympic Class 49er to fill in for Thomas Barrows’ missing crew at the Miami OCR, and placed 13th.  Next year Mac will be attending Boston College, where he will sail on their Varsity sailing team.

Marly Isler
Yacht Club(s): SDYC

Marly started sailing in San Diego, California in the Naples Sabot when she was 7. After racing sabots, she has gone on to race a variety of different boats: CFJs, Club 420s, International 420s, 29ers, Lasers, and Etchells.  Next year she will be sailing on the Yale University sailing team.


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