The Crew

Joe

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.

Rob

First mate, navigator, chief engineer.

Rob (a.k.a. Earl) started sailing with Joe in 2007 and has become an avid boatbuilder. Rob’s varied background includes dairy farming, foreign affairs, and landscaping. He can occasionally be heard on the amateur radio airwaves as W4ERW.