Our Crew

Behind Sail California’s success are numerous experts with multiple talents. Learn more about the crew members of this outstanding team.

A career sail maker and one of the founding partners of the Quantum Sail Design Group, Norman’s expertise lies in the technical elements of sailing. Norman actively races on the international sailing circuit as a…
With tons of experience as a racing helmsman, cruiser and powerboater, Pat brings a wide variety of knowledge to our team. Pat has sailed across the Atlantic several times and has gone back and forth…
Tom is Sail California’s east coast rep, partnering with his company, Sail1Design. Tom Sitzmann is a lifelong sailor, with 30 years of coastal and blue-water transatlantic cruising experience. Also a veteran of offshore races from…
Heading up our new Long Beach office is Stan Gibbs – a familiar face to the SoCal racing scene. Having loads of J/Boat experience, Stan is the perfect fit for our SoCal office. Stan has…
Rod started sailing and racing at the age of 12 on the Mediterranean. Once he moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, he found a way to work on boats, eventually leading him to running…
Drew has been making a living as sailor on SF Bay since 1979. He’s a principal in Spinnaker Sailing, SF; Rendezvous Charters and Rondar Raceboats USA. He’s a licensed 200 ton Oceans Master, Regional Instructor…
Garett has been sailing full time for ten years. He spent two years as a rigger on the tall ship Balclutha in San Francisco and crew for Alma. He has been the operations manager for…