Our Sailors


    Drake Hayes

    Drake Hayes

    Captain
    Economics, 2021

    Drake is from Alameda, California. He started sailing in JY's and Opti's, but fell in love with sailing once he was in FJ's and 420's. Drake has competed in events across California and on the east coast. Outside of sailing, Drake loves to play basketball.


    Mackenzie Berwick

    Mackenzie Berwick

    President
    Global Studies and Anthropology, 2022

    Mackenzie is from San Francisco, She began sailing in high school at the St. Francis Yacht Club in FJs. She also competed in J22s and both Club and International 420s on the Youth Race Team. When she is not sailing, Mackenzie enjoys hiking, watching movies and spending time with friends.


    Ciara Dorsay

    Ciara Dorsay

    Recruitment Chair
    Geophysics and Atmospheric Science, 2021

    Ciara is from Sarasota, Florida. She learned to sail Optis in elementary school and has competed in Optis, 420s, and Lasers for club and high school around the country. When she is not sailing, Ciara enjoys hiking, exploring, and photography.


    Matthew Broadley

    Matthew Broadley

    Treasurer and Fleetmaster
    Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Business Administration and Social Organizations, 2022

    Matthew is from central California, but has lived in Arizona, southern California and New Jersey. He learned to sail sabots at the age of nine, and has since competed in 420's, lasers, and big boats on a race team in northern Michigan. When he is not sailing, Matthew enjoys hanging with friends, finding good food and listening to music.


    William Arnold

    William Arnold

    Fleetmaster and Webmaster
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2021

    Will grew up in Berkeley sailing Santana 22s on the windy San Francisco Bay. His favourite boats to sail are FJs, J/70s, Melges 24s and Melges 20s. When he's not sailing or studying, he's climbing or baking bread.


    Augustus Doricko

    Augustus Doricko

    Apparel Chair
    Physics, 2022

    Augustus is from Stamford, Connecticut. His grandfather sailed to the United States, from France, when he immigrated. The tradition has been in the family ever since! Both on and off the water, Augustus is an aspiring amateur swimsuit model.


    Megan Grosspietsch

    Megan Grosspietsch

    Political Economy and Society & Environment, 2020

    Megan is from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. She learned how to sail on 420's in high school and has competed across the country with Cal Sailing, primarily in dinghies. When she is not sailing she enjoys watching Blackhawks hockey and cooking.


    Caroline Sobek

    Caroline Sobek

    Chemical Biology and Statistics, 2020

    Caroline is from Portola Valley, California. She learned to sail 420s in Redwood City. In addition to sailing, she enjoys cooking, playing piano, and skiing.


    Josefina Ruggieri

    Josefina Ruggieri

    Art History and Political Economics, 2021

    Josie grew up in New York, New York and spent her summers in Newport, Rhode Island where she learned to sail in predominantly 420s out of Conanicut Yacht Club. She then went to the boarding school Choate Rosemary Hall where she sailed on the varsity sailing team her Junior and Senior year. In addition to sailing, Josie enjoys skiing and traveling.


    Jonathan Archer

    Jonathan Archer

    Business Administration, 2020

    Jonathan is from Discovery Bay, California. He has been sailing ever since he was a kid with the Belvedere Sailing Society and San Francisco yacht club - racing Lidos, Optis, and Lasers. Outside of sailing, Jonathan enjoys movies, football, and Crossfit!


    Julie Soules

    Julie Soules

    Economics, 2020

    Julie is from Toulouse, France. She learnt how to sail in Arcachon on the Atlantic Coast and Marseillan on the Mediterranean. She has previous experience in Hobie Cats, Dufour 325 and Lasers. When she is not sailing, Julie enjoys running, playing the piano and watching old movies.


    Kingsley Ehrich

    Kingsley Ehrich

    Astrophysics, 2023

    Kingsley is from Palm City, Florida. She grew up in a sailing family in Coconut Grove, Miami, and started racing Optis at age 8. Her favorite boats to sail are 420s, 29ers, and FJs. When she is not sailing, she enjoys doing anything outdoors-related, listening to music and going to concerts, photography, stargazing, and exploring new places.


    Jessica Stewart

    Jessica Stewart

    Molecular and Cell Biology, 2023

    Jessica is from Novato, California. She learned to sail Sunfish during summers on Clear Lake, and her dad taught her basic sailing terminology and knot tying. In her free time, she likes to hang out with friends and family, FaceTime her brother and dog, and play volleyball.


    Rosie Ward

    Rosie Ward

    Undeclared, 2023

    Rosie is from Berkeley, California. She started sailing FJs in high school, where she fell in love with the sport and raced for her high school team. She has also sailed 420s and 29ers, and lasers in Leiter Cup. When she is not sailing, Rosie enjoys playing cello and taking part in Bowles Hall events.


    Iesha Carter

    Iesha Carter

    Intended Political Science , 2023

    Iesha is from San Diego county and learned to sail in Mission Bay on Catamarans, 420s, and Lasers during her high school summers. Besides sailing, Iesha also loves photography, camping, and hanging out with friends.


    Francesco Olivero

    Francesco Olivero

    Mechanical Engineering, 2020

    Francesco is an exchange student from Italy, joining the Cal Sailing team for a year. He first learned to sail in Optis, before moving on to Lasers and 420s. Francesco also likes to play soccer and travel in his free time.


    Luc LaMontagne

    Luc LaMontagne

    Alumni Chair
    Cognitive Science and Linguistics , 2022

    Luc is from Laguna Beach, California. He started sailing sabots at 7 years old and worked his way up through Lasers, CFJs, 420s and keel boats both competitively and recreationally. When Luc is not sailing he enjoys dream interpretation, board games, and spikeball.


    Greg Reich

    Greg Reich

    Economics, Applied Mathematics, 2021

    Greg is from Los Angeles, California. He began sailing when he joined the Cal Sailing Team in 2019. When he is not sailing, Greg enjoys barbecuing and traveling.