Head Sailing Instructor, Marina Barzaghi

Marina is from Saunderstown, Rhode Island and she has grown up racing on Narragansett Bay her entire life. She recently graduated from the University of South Florida College of Nursing where she also competed on the varsity sailing team. Marina loves sailing and healthcare and she is looking forward to combining her two passions at Sail to Prevail this summer.

Sailing Instructor, Fischer Nathan

My Name is Fischer Nathan, I am from Rhode Island and I go to the University of Miami. I have extensive sailing experience and knowledge from years of competing and teaching here at Sail to Prevail. I have been with the organization for almost 5 years now, I love every moment and can’t wait to meet, teach, and sail with everyone this 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 senior at the Hotchkiss School, and he lives in West Hartford, CT. This is Huck’s second summer with Sail To Prevail, and he is very excited to be back!

Sailing Instructor, Joseph Wicker

Joe is from Barrington, Rhode Island, and is currently a freshman at The University of Miami. He started sailing on Narragansett Bay with the Sail Newport summer program in 2012 and has sailed in the Newport area ever since. Joe races for The University of Miami Sailing team and, outside of sailing, Joe enjoys fishing and skiing. He is very excited for another year with the Sail To Prevail team!

Sailing Instructor, Evan Chenard

Hi, my name is Evan Chenard and I’m from Mooresville North Carolina. I’m a freshman at the College of Charleston and am on the offshore team. I’ve been sailing for the past 12 years and will continue my sailing career throughout college. This will be my fourth summer with Sail to Prevail and I can’t wait.

Sailing Instructor, Hope Breslin

Hi, my name is Hope Breslin. I have been sailing on Narragansett Bay since I was little, racing in Optis and 420s. Now, I am a rising senior at St. Georges School and compete on their Varsity Sailing Team. I was a Junior Instructor at Saunderstown Yacht Club for the past two summers and am looking forward to having the opportunity to teach at Sail To Prevail this summer.

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