Sailing résumé

Ramón Cáceres

Summary Racing Cruising Deliveries Education Membership

Summary

Over 30 years of sailing experience. Over 20 years of racing experience.


Racing

Experience at helm, main trim, jib trim, spinnaker trim, pit, and mast.

Skipper

2021-present
2015-2018
Racing Skipper, Melges 24 and J/80 fleets, One 15 Brooklyn Sail Club, New York Harbor
  • Raced weekly May-September split into Spring, Summer, Fall series. Only top-3 finishes listed.
  • 2nd Place, 2021 Navigator's Race (J/80)
  • 2nd Place, 2018 Wednesday Summer Series (Melges 24)
  • 3rd Place, 2018 Wednesday Spring Series (Melges 24)
  • 2nd Place, 2017 Thursday Summer Series (Melges 24)
  • 2nd Place, 2016 Thursday Fall Series (Melges 24)
  • 3rd Place, 2016 Thursday Summer Series (Melges 24)
  • 1st Place, 2016 Technology Regatta (J/80)
  • No scores kept in inaugural 2015 season.
2014 Racing Skipper, J/24 fleet, Manhattan Sailing Club, New York Harbor
  • Raced weekly May-September split into Spring, Summer, Fall series. Only top-3 finishes listed.
  • 1st Place, 2014 Wednesday Summer Series, Gold Fleet
  • 3rd Place, 2014 Wednesday Spring Series, Gold Fleet

Crew

2020-present
2015-2018
Racing Crew, Melges 24 and J/80 fleets, One 15 Brooklyn Sail Club, New York Harbor
  • Raced weekly May-September split into Spring, Summer, Fall series. Only top-3 finishes listed.
  • 3rd Place, 2021 Melges 24 Thursday Spring Series
  • 1st Place, 2018 J/80 Thursday Summer Series
  • 2nd Place, 2016 Melges 24 Wednesday Fall Series
  • 2nd Place, 2016 Melges 24 Wednesday Summer Series
  • No scores kept in inaugural 2015 season.
2021 Racing Crew, Strange Brew (J/105)
  • 2021 Gearbuster Race, Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Greenwich, CT (46nm)
    • 2nd Place, PHRF Class 4
    • 2nd Place, Overall Fleet (46 boats)
  • 2021 Denmark Race, Stamford Yacht Club, Stamford, CT
    • 3rd Place, PHRF Class 5
2021 Racing Crew, Wild Blue (C&C 34+)
  • 2021 Vanderbilt Cup, Centerport Yacht Club, Centerport, NY
  • 2021 Winkle Cup, Centerport Yacht Club, Centerport, NY
  • 2021 Katrina Cup, Lloyd Harbor Yacht Club, Lloyd Harbor, NY
  • 2021 Stratford Shoal Race, Lloyd Harbor Yacht Club, Lloyd Harbor, NY (34nm)
    • 2nd Place, PHRF Class 3
  • 2021 Rear & Vice Commodore's Cup, Centerport Yacht Club, Centerport, NY
  • 2021 Race for the Case, Lloyd Harbor Yacht Club, Lloyd Harbor, NY
August 2021 Racing Crew, Green Dragon (Volvo Open 70)
  • 2021 Fastnet Race
    • Isle of Wight, England → Fastnet Rock, Ireland → Cherbourg, France (695 nm)
  • 2021 Fastnet Race Qualifier
    • Cherbourg, France → Land's End, England → Cherbourg, France (300 nm)
December 2019 Racing Crew, Ragamuffin (Farr 50)
  • 2019 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
    • Sydney, Australia → Hobart, Australia (628 nm)
  • 2019 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Qualifier
    • Sydney, Australia → offshore → Sydney, Australia (150 nm)
2017-2019 Racing Crew, Sonrisa (XP44)
  • 2019 Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua, West Indies
  • 2019 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, St. Maarten, West Indies
    • 2nd Place, CSA Class 2
  • 2018 Vineyard Race
    • Stamford, CT → Buzzards Bay Entrance Light, MA → Stamford, CT (238 nm)
    • 1st Place, IRC Class 14
  • 2018 Larchmont Race Week, Larchmont, NY
    • 3rd Place, PHRF Class
  • 2018 Newport Bermuda Race
    • Newport, RI → St. David's Lighthouse, Bermuda (635 nm)
    • 2nd Place, ORR Class 14, Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division
  • 2018 New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta, Newport, RI
  • 2018 Down the Bay Race
    • Annapolis, MD → Hampton, VA (120 nm)
    • 2nd Place, PHRF Class
    • 3rd Place, ORC Class
  • 2018 Miami to Havana Race
    • Miami, FL → Havana, Cuba (210 nm)
    • 3rd Place, PHRF Class
  • 2018 Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race
      Fort Lauderdale, FL → Key West, FL (160 nm)
  • 2017 Nassau Cup Ocean Race
      Miami, FL → Nassau, Bahamas (160 nm)
  • 2017 Vineyard Race
    • Stamford, CT → Buzzards Bay Entrance Light, MA → Stamford, CT (238 nm)
    • 2nd Place, IRC Class 13
  • 2017 Around Long Island Regatta, Long Island, NY (205 nm)
  • 2017 IRC East Coast Championship, Newport, RI
  • 2017 Charleston Race Week, Charleston, SC
2018-2019 Racing Crew, Arcadia (69' custom McCurdy & Rhodes)
  • 2019 Vanderbilt Cup, Centerport Yacht Club, Centerport, NY
  • 2019 Stratford Shoal Race, Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, Oyster Bay, NY (43nm, overnight)
  • 2019 Candy Store Cup, Newport, RI
  • 2019 Stratford Shoal Race, Riverside Yacht Club, Riverside, CT (46nm)
  • 2018 Oakcliff Fall Classics, Oyster Bay, NY
2016 Racing Crew, Sunset Child (J/120)
  • 2016 Larchmont Race Week, Larchmont, NY
  • 2016 Key West - Cuba Race Week
    • Key West, FL → Varadero, Cuba → Havana, Cuba → Key West, FL (3 x 90nm offshore races, 2 inshore races)
    • 2nd Place, Castillo del Morro Cup, PHRF Class
September 2016 Racing Crew, 26' sloop (J/80)
  • New York Harbor Regatta, New York, USA
2001-2014 Racing Crew, J/24 fleets, Manhattan Yacht Club, New York Harbor
  • Raced weekly May-September split into Spring, Summer, Fall series. Only top-3 finishes listed.
  • 2nd Place, 2014 Bruce Hagan Memorial Regatta
  • 1st Place, Race 1, 2014 International Yacht Club Challenge
  • 3rd Place, 2014 Tuesday Summer Series, Gold Fleet
  • 1st Place, 2013 Tuesday Spring Series, Silver Fleet
  • 3rd Place, 2012 Tuesday Spring Series, Gold Fleet
  • 2nd Place, 2011 Tuesday Spring Series, Gold Fleet
  • 3rd Place, 2010 Tuesday Summer Series, Gold Fleet
  • 2nd Place, 2010 Tuesday Spring Series, Gold Fleet
2009-2012 Racing Crew, Fairhope (J/105)
  • 2010-2012 Spring+Summer+Fall Wednesday Race Series, Manhattan Yacht Club, New York Harbor
  • 2011 Red Grant Regatta, Raritan Yacht Club, Raritan Bay
  • 2011 Spring Series Regatta, American Yacht Club, Long Island Sound
  • 2010 Red Grant Regatta, Raritan Yacht Club, Raritan Bay
  • 2010 Leukemia Cup Regatta, Keyport Yacht Club, Raritan Bay
  • 2009 Hospice Cup Regatta, Raritan Yacht Club, Raritan Bay
March 2011 Racing Crew, Universitat Politècnica de València (Benetau First 40.7)
  • Day & Night Regatta, Royal Yacht Club of Valencia, Spain
October 2004 Racing Crew, Alibi (J/120)
  • Navigator Series Regatta, Cedar Point Yacht Club, Long Island Sound, USA
1985-1987 Racing Crew, Cheers (Santana 35)
  • Santana 35 One-Design Fleet, San Francisco Bay, USA


Cruising

Skipper

2015-present Skipper, day sails
Brookyn Sail Club, New York Harbor, USA
26' sloops (J/80) and 24' sloops (Melges 24)
2007-2014 Skipper, day sails
Manhattan Yacht Club, New York Harbor, USA
24' sloops (J/24)
September 2014 Skipper, day charter
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
17' catamaran (Hobie Getaway)
March 2013 Skipper, 1-week bareboat charter
Martinique → Dominica → Guadeloupe
50' sloop (Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 50DS), Lotus
June 2012 Skipper, day charter
Windermere Lake, Lake District, UK
19' sloop
March 2012 Skipper, 1-week bareboat charter
Martinique
50' sloop (Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 50DS), Lotus
January 2009 Skipper, day charter
Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
17' catamaran (Hobie Getaway)
December 2008 Skipper, day charter
Mission Bay, San Diego, USA
22' sloop (Capri 22)
December 2007 Skipper, day charter
Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
13' catamaran (Hobie Bravo)
June 2007 Skipper, day charters
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
17' catamaran (Hobie Getaway)
September 2002 Skipper, day charter
Bayahibe, Dominican Republic
13' catamaran (Hobie Bravo)
December 1999 Skipper, day charter
Bávaro, Dominican Republic
13' catamaran (Hobie Bravo)
August 1992 Skipper, day charter
San Francisco Bay, USA
20' sloop (Cal 20)

First Mate

September 2010 First Mate, 3-day cruise
Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden
30' sloop (Albin Ballad), Amanda
February 2007 First Mate, 1-week bareboat charter
St. Lucia → Martinique → St. Lucia
43' sloop (Beneteau Cyclades 43), Capriccio
June 2006 First Mate, 2-day cruise
Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden
30' sloop (Albin Ballad), Amanda

Crew

2017-present Crew, day sails, Arcadia (69' McCurdy & Rhodes)
Oyster Bay, NY, USA
2017-present Crew, day sails
Fire Island, NY, USA
16' and 17' catamarans (Hobie 16 and Nacra 17)
2001-2007 Crew, day sails
Manhattan Yacht Club, New York Harbor, USA
24' sloops (J/24)
March 2015 Helm, day charter
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
17' catamaran (Hobie Getaway)
September 2014 Helm, day sail
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
43' sloop (Beneteau Oceanis 430)
December 2013 Helm, day sail
Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
17' catamaran (Hobie Getaway)
December 2011 Crew, day sail
Samaná Bay, Dominican Republic
30' sloop, Megaptera
August 2011 Helm, day sail
St John, US Virgin Islands
40' sloop (Beneteau Oceanis 393), Dell Rose
March 2011 Helm, day sail
Valencia, Spain
32' sloop (Beneteau First 32s5), Xarana
July 2010 Crew, day sail
San Francisco Bay, USA
30' sloop (Catalina 30), Sea Starr
2008-2009 Crew, day sails
Fire Island, NY, USA
25' sloop (Catalina 25), Lulu
August 2009 Helm, day charter
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
48' catamaran, Ninth Wave
2008 Crew, day charters
New York Harbor, USA
52' racing sloop (F1), Stars & Stripes
2008 Crew, day charters
New York Harbor, USA
65' racing sloop (12-metre), America II
February 2008 Helm, day charters
Maui, Hawai'i
47' catamarans (Conser 47), Paragon and Paragon II
February 2005 Helm, day charter
Maui, Hawai'i
47' catamaran (Conser 47), Paragon II
April 1998 Crew, 1-week bareboat charter
British Virgin Islands
50' sloop (Benneteau 50), 25th Hour
November 1996 Crew, 1-week bareboat charter
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
42' catamaran (Fountaine-Pajot Venezia 42), Echo
November 1992 Crew, 3-day charter
Whitsunday Islands, Australia
38' ketch, Koiranah
October 1992 Helm, day charter
Bay of Islands, New Zealand
20' catamaran, Straycat


Deliveries

August 2021 Crew, Cherbourg, France → Vigo, Spain (630 nm)
Green Dragon (Volvo Open 70)
August 2021 Crew, Cherbourg, France → Southampton, England (75 nm)
Green Dragon (Volvo Open 70)
October 2020 Crew, New York Harbor, NY, USA → Dead Horse Bay, NY, USA (15 nm)
24' sloop (Melges 24)
January 2018 Crew, Key West, FL, USA → West Palm Beach, FL, USA (200 nm)
Sonrisa (XP44)
October 2016 Skipper, New York Harbor, NY, USA → Dead Horse Bay, NY, USA (15 nm)
24' sloop (Melges 24)
May 2015 Crew, Haverstraw Bay, NY, USA → New York Harbor, NY, USA (35 nm)
27' sloop (Catalina 270), Tranquility
November 2011 Crew, New York Harbor, USA → Cheesequake Creek, NJ, USA (25 nm)
35' sloop (J/105), Fairhope
April 2011 Crew, Cheesequake Creek, NJ, USA → New York Harbor, USA (25 nm)
35' sloop (J/105), Fairhope
October 2010 Crew, New York Harbor, USA → Cheesequake Creek, NJ, USA (25 nm)
35' sloop (J/105), Fairhope
October 2008 Crew, New York Harbor, USA → Stamford, CT, USA (40 nm)
52' racing sloop (F1), Stars & Stripes


Education

June 2021 Advanced Strategy & Tactics, Dave Dellenbaugh, Speed & Smarts
3-part online seminar about higher-level strategic and tactical plays
March 2021 The Rules from Start to Finish, Dave Perry, US Sailing
Online seminar on the racing rules of sailing
March 2021 Mark Rounding Magic, Dave Dellenbaugh, Speed & Smarts
4-part online seminar about rounding marks and finishing races
February 2021 Meteorology 101 & 102, Chelsea Carlson, SeaTactics
Online seminars about wind mechanics and related racing strategies
February 2021 Rule the Run, Dave Dellenbaugh, Speed & Smarts
4-part online seminar about racing downwind
November 2020 Defeat the Beat, Dave Dellenbaugh, Speed & Smarts
4-part online seminar about racing upwind
May 2020 Playing Windshifts, Dave Dellenbaugh, Speed & Smarts
Boatspeed Tactics, Dave Dellenbaugh, Speed & Smarts
Leeward Mark Roundings, Dave Dellenbaugh, Speed & Smarts
Online seminars
March 2018 Starting Strategy & Tactics Seminar, Dave Dellenbaugh, Speed & Smarts
Upwind Strategy & Tactics Seminar, Dave Dellenbaugh, Speed & Smarts
Oakcliff Sailing Center, Oyster Bay, NY, USA
March 2017 Racing Rules & Tactics Seminar, Dave Perry, US Sailing
Oakcliff Sailing Center, Oyster Bay, NY, USA
April 2016 Offshore Personal Survival Certificate, World Sailing / US Sailing
Hands-On Safety at Sea Seminar, Storm Trysail Foundation
SUNY Maritime College, Bronx, NY, USA
March 2009 Marine Weather Endorsement (ASA 119), American Sailing Association
Manhattan Sailing School, New York, NY, USA
November 2005 Coastal Navigation Certificate (ASA 105), American Sailing Association
Manhattan Sailing School, New York, NY, USA
May 2004 Advanced Racing Program, J World
24' sloops (J/24), Newport, RI, USA
April 1998 Bareboat Chartering Certificate (ASA 104), American Sailing Association
50' sloop (Benneteau 50), 25th Hour, British Virgin Islands
April 1998 Basic Coastal Cruising Certificate (ASA 103), American Sailing Association
50' sloop (Benneteau 50), 25th Hour, British Virgin Islands
April 1998 Basic Keelboat Sailing Certificate (ASA 101), American Sailing Association
50' sloop (Benneteau 50), 25th Hour, British Virgin Islands
July 1992 Basic Keelboat Sailing, University of California Aquatic Center
20' sloops (Cal 20), Berkeley, CA, USA
November 1991 Intermediate Sailing, University of California Aquatic Center
15' sloops (Coronado 15), Berkeley, CA, USA
August 1991 Basic Sailing, University of California Aquatic Center
15' sloops (Coronado 15), Berkeley, CA, USA


Membership

2015-present Founding Member, One 15 Brooklyn Sail Club, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2001-2015 Member, Manhattan Sailing Club, New York, NY York, USA

Last updated 15 September 2021 by Ramón Cáceres