Gabriel’s Sailing Resume

Gabriel driving the boat while Chestnut rides in the dingy

Driving the boat while Chestnut rides in the dingy, cruising in Rockland, Maine

Contact info: (415) 640-5984 / gserafini@gmail.com

Certifications

  • US Sailing Number: 757740S
  • US Sailing ISAF Certified Safety at Sea (SAS) 8 hour (Offshore) Certification, California Maritime Academy, Vallejo CA, May 12, 2012 – Valid through May 2017
  • Heartsaver CPR / First Aid / AED,  American Heart Association, Valid through 5/15/18
  • Wilderness First Aid,  Maritime First Aid, (18 Hour Course), Backcountry Medical Guides, Valid through 5/31/18
  • Novice Skipper Certification, Cal Sailing Club, Berkeley CA, 10/22/2011

Racing Experience

Limitless (Express 37), skipper Shawn Ivie.  2016 Pacific Cup race & return delivery from Hawaii.  Placed 1st in division, 1st in Express 37 One Design, 4th overall, winner Carl Schumacher Perpetual Cup.  Possible course record for Express 37 crossing (pending verification).  Pre-race did delivery from Santa Barbara to Richmond, helped organize boat, rigging, tuning, hardware installation and local organization.

Stewball (Express 37), skipper Bob Harford, 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series, 2013-2016 RYC Big Daddy, 2014-2016 Express 37 Nationals, 2014-2016 Great Pumpkin, 2015-2016 Corinthian Midwinters, 2015-2016 Berkeley Midwinters, 2015-2016 Great Pumpkin (main, trim)

Ahi (Santana 35), skipper Andy Newell, OYRA series, Crewed Farallones, Duxbury Lightship, Drake’s Bay, Spinnaker Cup, Delta Ditch Run, 2012-2016 (main, trim, mast)

Sea Star (Cal 39), skipper Bob Walden, 2015 Spinnaker Cup 1st Place Class G division, BYC beer can races (trim, drive)

Ragtime (turbo’d J/90), skipper Trig Liljestrand, 2015 Great Vallejo Race, 4th place Saturday, 1st place Sunday in Sportboat 1 division.  (bow)

Bodacious+ (1D48) and Bodacious (Farr 40), skipper John Clauser, 1st place 2011 Yankee Cup Champion of Champions, 2012-2014 YRA series, 2012-2014 Rolex Big Boat Regatta  (main, trim, runners)

TNT (Cal 29), skipper Jason Latkis, 2013 Single Handed Sailing Society Three Bridge Fiasco (double-handed monhull division) (foredeck, spinnaker, trim, main) – placed #174 out of 237 finishers.  2014 Three Bridge Fiasco DNF

Mission:Impossible, Half Fast (Merit 25) skipper by Dave Hamilton, BYC Midwinters, Friday Beer Cans  (bow, mast, trim, main) 2011-2016

Yellowfin (J/105) skipper Kurt Oleson (spinnaker, mast, jib) 2011

JuJu (J/105), skipper Tim Sullivan, San Francisco J/105 Fleet 1 (mast) 2011

Cruising Experience

Grand J (J/40) in Rockland, ME, skipper Craig Kronman, charter for a week in September 2015 (driver, crew)

Morning Light (Catalina 36), skipper Craig Kronman, charter for a week in San Juan Islands, WA, September 2011 (driver, crew)

Bahia, Cal Sailing Club  (driver, trim), 2011

Day sailing on J/24, Catalina 32, Catalina 36, J105 out of OCSC, Berkeley, CA, 2009-2017

Safety at Sea certificate



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