Bob is a twenty-four year old law student at Syracuse University. He was born and raised in upstate New York, about twenty miles east of Rochester. He was a three sport athlete in high school and captain of his college soccer team. He began sailing at the 60th Anniversary Lightning regatta in Skaneateles, where he crewed for his uncle, Jed Dodge.
Since then he has been a regular in the Central New York District. He has also sailed in several midwinter, national and international events in a Lightning. Last year Bob began skippering after several years of crewing. He campaigned Jim MacIntosh’s boat, Blue Jacket XI, for most of the season.