STONY
BROOK
Sailing

The Stony Brook sailing program is unlike any other. Our sailors are incredibly dedicated and have sailed on local, national, and worldwide levels.

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Meet the Coaches

Brian Elliot

  • Sailed in two Olympic Trial campaigns in Laser
  • Competed in Fastnet and Newport-Bermuda races
  • Many successes in J24, J22, J80 and J70 events
  • Strong sense for boat speed, technique and tactics
  • Stony Brook Bears Sailing Coach for six years

David Tampellini

  • Captain of the Sail Team at Sacred Heart University
  • Awarded All-Scholastic Sailor by the Inter-collegiate Sailing Association
  • Has competed in many distance races including Vineyard Races, Around Block Island Race, NYYC Annuals, Chicago-Mackinac and Miami to Havana
  • Stony Brook Bears Sailing Coach for six years
  • Marine Programs Assistant Director

John Everitt `00

  • Marine Programs Director
  • Competed in Bemis Trophy 1999
  • Sailed competitively through high school
  • Sailing instructor since 1998
  • Stony Brook Bears Sailing Coach for 11 years

Wally Henry `82

  • Competed in 5 America‚Äôs Cups as a starter
  • Raced in 2 America‚Äôs Cup finals
  • America‚Äôs Cup Champion
  • 5 time World Champion in multiple classes
  • Admiral‚Äôs Cup Champion Congressional Cup Champion
  • Stony Brook Bears Sailing Coach for seven years

Team Highlights

Spring 2023

  • Mallory Nationals 6/20

  • NYISA-NW State Championship 1/5

  • MASSA Fleet Champs 4/18

  • SUNY Maritime Interleague 1/15

Fall 2022

  • Atlantic Coast Championship 6/18
  • MASSA Gold Fleet Champs 2/18
  • Larry White Regatta 5/17

Spring 2022

  • Mallory Nationals 13/20

  • NYISA-SE State Champs 1/9

  • MASSA Fleet Champs 3/18

  • SUNY Interleague 1/16

Fall/Spring 2021

  • Atlantic Coast Championship 4/18

  • MASSA Fleet Race Champs 1/4

  • Phebe King Regatta 1/12

  • NYS Champs 1/14

  • MASSA Girls Champs 4/14

  • MASSA Silver Team Race 1/5

Interested in Sailing? Contact our Marine Program Director, John Everitt `00