The Crew


The skipper, chief public relations officer, chef.

Joe grew up sailing on Cape Cod, has been a windsurfer, and in recent years has sailed monohulls and multihulls from 27 to 42 feet. Joe owned a landscape nursery in Needham, Massachusetts before retiring to cruise full-time on Windhorse.


First mate, navigator, chief engineer.

Rob (a.k.a. Earl) started sailing with Joe in 2007 and has become an avid boatbuilder. He is currently leading the refit of Windhorse II. Rob’s varied background includes dairy farming, foreign affairs, and landscaping. .