Our crew loves to race- and win. Learn more about our crew below.
Captain Rick Moore
Captain Rick has sailed and raced in Charleston and Southeastern waters for over thirty years. He also has extensive ocean passages to Bermuda, Bahamas and most recently Cuba. Rick’s licenses include 50 ton USCG Masters with a Sailing and Towing endorsement. He is also a FAA single and multi-engine, instrument, commercial rated pilot and a PADI Master Scuba Diver Instructor.
Ryan “Coach” Hamm has been sailing since birth with a wide range of one design and keelboat experience. Since 2004 he has served as the Volunteer Coach of the James Island Charter High School Sailing Team. For his service to the school, Ryan was awarded the 2007 US Olympic Committee Volunteer Coach of the Year for the Sport of Sailing. Ryan is the Past Regional Champion in J24, Melges 24, Sunfish and Skipper of the 2013 Silver Medal US Sailing Offshore Championship Team. He is also one of only four US Sailing Certified Regional Race Officers in South Carolina.
Brad Law Engineer
Brad has raced and cruised in and around Charleston, Bermuda, Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Cuba, Antigua and Newport. Sharing lots of adventures and experiences with Captain Rick for the last 25 years on many different sailboats.
He can fill any position on the boat from Fore-deck to Helmsman, and is an ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician. This comes in handy during routine maintenance and repairs while underway. Brad has also been Captain of his own 50-foot Ketch Shenanigan for 14 years and is a PADI certified Scuba Diver.
Kate O’Donnell Executive Instructor
Kate grew up sailing in New England and made her way to Charleston where she has been racing with Captain Rick ever since. She is a passionate sailing coach and the Sailing Director for the local Carolina Yacht Club. She has extensive experience in a variety of cruising and racing fleets, both inshore and offshore. Her industry work includes professional sail repair and program and regatta management. She is at home anywhere from the helm to the bow on the boat and welcomes new challenges on the water.