Michael Crann is from Brick, New Jersey, and attended Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where he played on the football team. Michael grew up racing Optis, Lasers, 420s, and Lightnings at the Metedeconk River Yacht Club in New Jersey.
Michael crewed for Jim Carson and sailed with cousins Matty and Tara, and brother Timmy. He has competed in a Lightning for several Southern Circuits, Junior North Americans, and Atlantic Coast Championships. When not on the water, Michael’s hobbies include sports, fishing, hunting, and snowboarding.