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Crew List of  the San Diego 505 Fleet

Will Overholt - Lots of experience racing small keelboats. J-World instructor. Cell - 619-988-2227; whoone(at)aol.com.


Karl Liebat - Experienced 505 crew. Looking for regular crew position; 858-414-5887; karl.liebat(at)intel.com.


Marc Winger - Crewed on local 505 for the last 3 years. Also an experienced J105 crew and other keelboats. Cell - 949-338-1750; marc(at)oco.net


Dave Cowardin - Sailed since I was a teenager - Lido 14, Cyclone, Cal 25, P-Cat (owned two), and most recently an Erikson 35. More recently crewed on a Santana 30 and Catalina 36. I am in decent shape, swimming three to four times a week with distances between 1000 yards and a mile. I miss being out on the water and want to give it a shot again, this time in a dinghy. Was truly impressed with the 505. 8562 La Sierra Ave Whittier, CA 90605, Home- 562-698-4131, Bus - 213-974-6422, dcowardin1(at)earthlink.net, dcowardin(at)planning.co.la.ca.us

Whit Batchelor - I have been sailing my entire life.  I am 22 years old and currently teaching and coaching at J World here in San Diego.  I have crewed in 4 international 420 campaigns and raced both in high school and college.  I have also have experience racing stars, Etchells, 470's and lots of other classes.  I am very eager to get into the 505 class.  I would eventually like to buy a boat.  Any opportunity would be great, even just practice.  Phone - 619-813-9759.  Email - whitlockb(at)hotmail.com

Tom O'Toole - Co-owned and campaigned a 505 (Lindsay, #6987) for several years, including a trip to the 1999 Worlds (Hyannis). Owned and campaigned 470s for 5 years before that. 5'9", 150lbs. Looking to crew or drive. 858-292-2367(h) 858-627-5127(w); Tom.Otoole(at)sharp.com

Kurt Tellefsen - "Five Oh" sailor from the mid seventies. I would like to talk to someone with a competitive boat looking for a driver. Ultimately bring a new (second hand) boat into the MBYC within the year. I am 46 years old, good shape, 180 LBS.  home 858-481-6542; cell 858-204-5775; crowncapital(at)san.rr.com 

Jimmy Picard -- jimmypants(at)msn.com -- I would like to be added to the crew list. My name is Jim Picard. I am 23,
and raced FJs in college. My old roommate had a 505, and I raced with him in a 505 for a regatta a couple years ago. :

J.D. Davids - 6' tall, 178lbs Learned sailing on Lasers in 1984. 5+ years of racing experience - Schock 41 and C&C 38, Lots of experience on headsail trim, mast and foredeck work. Completed all ASA Certification classes offered at Harbor Island Sailing ClubLooking for 505 racing experience. Contact at SailingJD@hotmail.com or 858-395-3325 (cell)

 If you would like to add your name to the list of available crew/drivers send e-mail to DanMerino505(at)gmail.com.  Include your name, experience, and contact information.