Gabriel Serafini Sailing Resume

Limitless 2016 PacCup awards
Express 37 Limitless takes 1st place in Division, 4th overall in 2016 Pacific Cup

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Saoirse (Tripp 41), owner Russ Huebschle, skipper Kristin McManus, 2023 Rolex Big Boat Series (4th in ORC A Division) – (main trimmer)

Gabriel trimming main on Tripp 41 "Saoirse" for 2023 Rolex Big Boat Series
Gabriel trimming main on Tripp 41 “Saoirse” for 2023 Rolex Big Boat Series

Sea Star (Cal 39), skipper Bob Walden, 2022 Rolex Big Boat Series (3rd place in Cal 40 division), 2015 Spinnaker Cup 1st Place Class G division, 2021 RYC Great Pumpkin, BYC beer can races (drive, main, trim)

Hot Sheet (Express 27), skipper David Wick. 2022 Trans Tahoe Regatta, 2nd in division (13 boats), 2022 Great Vallejo Race (trim)

Joy Ride (Express 34), skipper Cindy Evans. 2022 Delta Ditch Run, 4th in division, RYC Beer Can races (trim)

Hang 20 (Express 27), skipper Lori Tewksbury (trim)

Stewball (Express 37), skipper Bob Harford, 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series, 2013-2020 RYC Big Daddy, 2014-2020 Express 37 Nationals, 2015-2020 Corinthian Midwinters, 2015-2020 Berkeley Midwinters, 2015-2020 Great Pumpkin, 2013-2020 Delta Ditch Run (main, trim)

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

Day 2 of 2021 RYC Great Pumpkin on Sea Star

Ragtime (modified 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 monohull 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, Three Bridge Fiasco (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


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


  • US Sailing Number: 757740S
  • US Sailing ISAF Certified Safety at Sea (SAS) 8 hour (Offshore) Certification, California Maritime Academy, Vallejo CA, May 12, 2012 – 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

Safety at Sea certificate

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