Mentors

Following are individuals available to Mentor in Harbor 20 scrimmages, practices, regattas, or just out for a sail. A Mentor sails with you on your boat. If you would like to get some experience on your boat and get on the “fast track” on learning how to race a Harbor 20, contact any of the individuals listed below. If you would like to be added to this list, submit your request using the form on the bottom of this page. Please include wheter you would be available to mentor on H20 race days, non race days, or both.


Bill McNamara, 949-360-8448

Availability: Some Race Days & many Non Race days

Experience:  Harbor 20 racing crew for numerous A, B and now C Division owners each year since 2007; infrequent H20 race skipper (new racing skipper mentoring). Have attended most H20 specific training days and seminars.  US Sailing Race Official and Protest Judge (racing procedures and rules mentor).


Rolly Pulasky, Owner H20 #30 Aeronca Chief

Availability: Non High point  Race Days & Non Race days

Experience:  Long time Harbor 20 owner

  • High Point Series Winner for B Fleet
  • Multiple Qualifier for A Fleet

Jim Kerrigan, Owner H20 #70

Availability: Non High point  Race Days & Non Race days

Experience: Harbor 20 racing:

  • Sailing one-design 50 years
  • Harbor 20 since 1999, actively.
  • Perennial A Skipper
  • I hope I can make racing fun, it’s been that to me…

Off the water

  • Taken all the courses Peter Haynes teaches; no one should race a Harbor 20 without a passion to learn what we all have learned
  • Like to study the rules, compete in fun regattas
  • I started by buying a Snowbird, and teaching myself. I was a poor student then.

Gary Thorne, Owner H20 #308 Blue Skies

Availability: Non High point  Race Days & Non Race days

Experience:

Over 40 years racing Harbor 20s, Lido 14s, Sabots, ocean racers and other boats.  Currently in Harbor 20 A fleet.  Sailing instructor for two years as a teenager.  (Of course, that was awhile ago!)


Bill Menninger, Owner H20 #113 D’art

Availability: Weekends when not participating in race

Experience:


Steven Schock,  714-642-1227

Availability: Racing and non-racing days

Experience:


If you wish to be added to this list, submit your request to webmaster@harbor20.org in a format similar to those above.