Head Sailing Instructor, Jackie Morrison
Meet Jackie Morrison. Jackie is from Little Compton and has been sailing for most of her life. She went to the Portsmouth Abbey and is now sailing at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. Jackie started working for Sail To Prevail last summer and she feels it was the best decision she ever made. She instantly fell in love with the staff and the amazing participants and just loves to cruise around Newport with them again this summer!
Sailing Instructor, Fischer Nathan
Fischer grew up sailing in Barrington and Newport as a child and it has been his passion ever since. This is Fischer’s third summer with Sail To Prevail and he couldn’t be more excited to be returning for another great summer.
Sailing Instructor, Huck Whittemore
Huck Whittemore has been sailing in Newport since the age of 10. He started sailing Optis and later 420s at the Brenton Cove Racing Program. Outside of sailing, Huck enjoys running and skiing. Huck is a rising junior at the Hotchkiss School, and he lives in West Hartford, CT. This is Huck’s first summer with Sail To Prevail, and he is very excited to join the team!
Joe is a rising senior at Barrington High School and started sailing on Narragansett Bay with the Sail Newport summer program in 2012, eventually racing Optis and 420s with the Bretton Cove Race Team and Sail Newport. Joe races 420s for the Barrington High School Sailing team and completed the Newport to Bermuda race in 2018. Outside of sailing Joe enjoys fishing and skiing and he’s very excited to join the Sail To Prevail team this summer!
Will hails from Tiverton and has been sailing for most of his life. He went to Bishop Stang High School and is currently a Freshman at The University of Colorado Boulder. (SKO BUFFS!) This will be his third season at Sail To Prevail, and he cannot wait to return to the program. Outside of sailing, Will enjoys playing soccer, skiing, hiking, and just being outdoors.
“Hey, my name is Evan Chenard, and I’m from Charlotte, North Carolina. This will be my third summer at Sail To Prevail, and I can’t wait.” Evan is finishing his senior year in high school and will be attending college in the fall. He has been sailing for the past 11 years, 4 of which were spent on his high school sailing team. Evan has also been a certified Level 1 instructor for two years.