David has been sailing since visiting his grandparents in Marblehead as a child. While growing up in upstate New York, he and his family build their own plywood skiff. Although based in the Northeast he has sailed in the Pacific, Adriatic, the Baltic, as well as the Mediterranean. He completed a transatlantic sail in 2012 and remained in Europe until 2014. This year will be his 15th Newport to Bermuda race. He enjoys cruising in his Sabre 452, Capella, as well as racing in a J109 and J70.