Sam Hallowell

I have grown up sailing in Newport on Lasers and 420’s but have found my love for sailing on larger faster boats.  At the age of 17 I did my first Bermuda race on an STP 65.  Since then I have been able to penetrate the professional sailing world sailing mostly on TP52’s Melges 32’s and other custom IRC boats.  Recently, I have been given the great opportunity to run the bow on Steve Benjamin’s boats as well as Blue Yankee which is one of the most successfully campaigned programs on the east coast.  I have sailed on four different IRC 52’s in three different programs and have had integral roles in each.  I have diverse sailing experience on numerous programs and boat types.  I am part of the trio of fellow Winged Victory members Luke Adams and Dylan Vogel that placed 2nd and 3rd in the Youth Nationals Sears Cup.  My father as a professional sailor and rigger for Southern Spars has passed down his world renowned skills to me which has proven invaluable as I move onto ever more complex boats.  I love the aspect of sailing on a team and love how much I learn every time I go sailing.  Currently I am attending Hobart College as a freshman and participating on the sailing team. 

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