Meet Our Instructors

Liz Baylis

Profession: Executive Director, Women’s International Match Racing Association Public Health Virologist, California State Department of Public Health

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, Berkeley

Yacht Club Affiliations:

  • San Francisco Yacht Club
  • Richmond Yacht Club
  • United States Sailing Association

Awards:

  • 2005 & 2006 Linda Elias Sailing Scholarship Recipient
  • 2005 U.S. Sailing Team Member (Yngling)
  • 2003 San Francisco Yacht Club Yachtswoman of the Year
  • 2002 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year
  • 2003, 2002 & 2000 San Francisco Bay Woman Sailor of the Year

Selected Match Racing Events:

  • Current ISAF Women’s Ranking:13th (as of July 2007)
  • 2007 Long Beach Mayor’s Cup, Long Beach, CA – Catalina 37 -1st
  • 2007 Santa Maria Cup, Annapolis, MD – J/22 – 4th
  • 2007 Rolex Women’ Match, St. Petersburg, FL – Sonar -1st
  • 2006 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship – Newport Beach, CA – Governor’s Cup 21 – 3rd
  • 2006 Rolex Osprey Cup, St. Petersburg, FL – Sonar – 4th
  • 2006 Santa Maria Cup, Annapolis, MD – J/22 – 3rd
  • 2005 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship – Fort Worth, TX – J/22 – 4th
  • 2004 Women’s Match Racing World Championship – Annapolis, MD – J-22 – 7th
  • 2003 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship – New Orleans, LA – J/22 – 1st
  • 2003 Women’s Match Racing World Championship – Sundsvall, Sweden – J/80 – 4th
  • 2003 Santa Maria Cup, Annapolis, MD – J/22 – 1st
  • 2002 Women’s Match Racing World Championship – Calpe, Spain – J/22 – 1st
  • 2001 Rolex Osprey Cup, St. Petersburg, FL – Sonar – 1st

Selected Offshore Events:

  • 2006 Pacific Cup (San Francisco to Kaneohe, Hawaii) – Antrim 27 – 1st (Skipper)
  • 2005 Transpac (Los Angeles to Hawaii) – Cal 40 – 2nd (Watch Captain)
  • 2002 Pacific Cup (San Francisco to Kaneohe, Hawaii) – Antrim 27 – 1st (Skipper)
  • 2000 Pacific Cup (San Francisco to Kaneohe, Hawaii) – Antrim 27 – 1st (Skipper)
  • 1996 Pacific Cup (San Francisco to Kaneohe, Hawaii) – Schumacher 39 – 1st (Watch Captain)
  • 1995 Long Beach to Cabo San Lucas Race – Express 37 – 1st (Helmsman)

Selected Other Racing Events:

  • 2004 Bayview Mackinac Race – Mumm 30 – Driver/Trimmer – 3rd
  • 2003 Bayview Mackinac Race – Mumm 30 – Driver/Trimmer – 2nd
  • 2001 Bayview Mackinac Race – Great Lakes 70 –Skipper
  • 2001 Chicago Mackinac Race – Great Lakes 70 – Skipper
  • 2000 Louis Vuitton Cup (Challenger Races for the America’s Cup) – America True

ABOUT OUR DIRECTORS

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