Sailing résumé

Ramon Caceres
  Ramón Cáceres

    Email: ramon@kiskeya.net

Summary Racing Cruising Deliveries Education Membership

Summary

30+ years of sailing experience. 20+ years of racing experience. 10,000+ offshore miles, including an Atlantic crossing and the Fastnet, Newport-Bermuda, and Sydney-Hobart races.


Racing

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

Skipper

2021-2022
2015-2018
Melges 24 and J/80 fleets, ONE 15 Brooklyn Sail Club, New York Harbor
  • Raced weekly May-September, split into Spring, Summer, and Fall series. Only top-3 finishes listed.
  • 3rd Place, 2022 Wednesday Fall Series, J/80 Fleet
  • 2nd Place, 2021 Navigator's Race, J/80 Fleet
  • 2nd Place, 2018 Wednesday Summer Series, Melges 24 Fleet
  • 3rd Place, 2018 Wednesday Spring Series, Melges 24 Fleet
  • 2nd Place, 2017 Thursday Summer Series, Melges 24 Fleet
  • 2nd Place, 2016 Thursday Fall Series, Melges 24 Fleet
  • 3rd Place, 2016 Thursday Summer Series, Melges 24 Fleet
  • 1st Place, 2016 Technology Regatta, J/80 Fleet
  • No scores kept in inaugural 2015 season.
2014 J/24 fleet, Manhattan Sailing Club, New York Harbor
  • Raced weekly May-September, split into Spring, Summer, and 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
Melges 24 and J/80 fleets, ONE 15 Brooklyn Sail Club, New York Harbor
  • Raced weekly May-September, split into Spring, Summer, and Fall series. Only top-3 finishes listed.
  • 3rd Place, 2023 Thursday Spring Series (Melges 24)
  • 3rd Place, 2023 Wednesday Spring Series (Melges 24)
  • 2nd Place, 2022 End-of-Season Regatta (Melges 24)
  • 1st Place, 2022 Thursday Fall Series (J/80)
  • 3rd Place, 2021 Thursday Spring Series (Melges 24)
  • 1st Place, 2018 Thursday Summer Series (J/80)
  • 2nd Place, 2016 Wednesday Fall Series (Melges 24)
  • 2nd Place, 2016 Wednesday Summer Series (Melges 24)
  • No scores kept in inaugural 2015 season.
2022-2024 Xeito (Beneteau First 36.7)
  • 2024 Independence Cup Regatta, Santo Domingo Yacht Club, Dominican Republic
    • 1st Place, PHRF Class A
  • 2022 Independence Cup Regatta, Santo Domingo Yacht Club, Dominican Republic
    • 1st Place, PHRF Class A
2022-2023 Rocksteady (Xp 44)
  • 2023 Gearbuster Race, Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Greenwich, CT (46 nm)
    • 3rd Place, PHRF Class 1
  • 2023 Larchmont Race Week, Larchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont, NY
  • 2023 Annapolis to Newport Race
    • Annapolis, MD → Newport, RI (475 nm)
  • 2022 Gearbuster Race, Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Greenwich, CT (46 nm)
2021-2023 Strange Brew (J/105)
  • 2023 J/105 North American Championship, American Yacht Club, Rye, NY
  • 2023 YRALIS Championships, Riverside Yacht Club, Riverside, CT
  • 2022 YRALIS Championships, Riverside Yacht Club, Riverside, CT
    • 2nd Place, PHRF Class 3
  • 2021 Gearbuster Race, Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Greenwich, CT (46 nm)
    • 2nd Place, Overall Fleet (46 boats)
    • 2nd Place, PHRF Class 4
  • 2021 Denmark Race, Stamford Yacht Club, Stamford, CT
    • 3rd Place, PHRF Class 5
2022-2023 Oh Jee (J/88)
  • 2023 J/88 North American Championship, Larchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont, NY
  • 2023 Larchmont Race Week, Larchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont, NY
  • 2023 Block Island Race Week, Storm Trysail Club, Block Island, RI
  • 2023 Edlu Distance Race, Larchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont, NY
  • 2022 Larchmont Race Week, Larchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont, NY
    • 3rd Place, PHRF Spinnaker Class
2023 Yagiza (Beneteau First 53)
  • 2023 Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua, West Indies
  • 2023 Round Antigua Race, Antigua, West Indies
    • 2nd Place, CSA Division 1
2022-2023 Ragana (Cape Fear 38R)
  • 2023 Around Long Island Regatta
    • New York, NY → Sea Cliff, NY (205 nm)
  • 2022 Vineyard Race
    • Stamford, CT → Seaflower Reef, CT → Stamford, CT (143 nm)
April 2022 EH01 (Beneteau First 47.7)
        2022 BVI Spring Regatta, British Virgin Islands
        1st Place, CSA Performance Cruising
2021 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 (34 nm)
    • 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 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 Ragamuffin (Farr 50)
  • 2019 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
    • Sydney, NSW, Australia → Hobart, TAS, Australia (630 nm)
  • 2019 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Qualifier
    • Sydney, NSW, Australia → offshore → Sydney, NSW, Australia (150 nm)
2017-2019 Sonrisa (Xp 44)
  • 2019 Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua, West Indies
  • 2019 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, St. Maarten, West Indies
    • 2nd Place, CSA Class 2
  • 2018 Vineyard Race
    • 1st Place, IRC Class 14
    • Stamford, CT → Buzzards Bay Entrance Light, MA → Stamford, CT (238 nm)
  • 2018 Larchmont Race Week, Larchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont, NY
    • 3rd Place, PHRF Class
  • 2018 Newport Bermuda Race
    • 2nd Place, ORR Class 14, Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division
    • Newport, RI → St. David's Lighthouse, Bermuda (635 nm)
  • 2018 New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta, Newport, RI
  • 2018 Down the Bay Race
    • 2nd Place, PHRF Class
    • 3rd Place, ORC Class
    • Annapolis, MD → Hampton, VA (120 nm)
  • 2018 Miami to Havana Race
    • 3rd Place, PHRF Class
    • Miami, FL → Havana, Cuba (210 nm)
  • 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
    • 2nd Place, IRC Class 13
    • Stamford, CT → Buzzards Bay Entrance Light, MA → Stamford, CT (238 nm)
  • 2017 Around Long Island Regatta
    • New York, NY → Sea Cliff, NY (205 nm)
  • 2017 IRC East Coast Championship, Newport, RI
  • 2017 Charleston Race Week, Charleston, SC
2018-2019 Arcadia (69' custom McCurdy & Rhodes)
  • 2019 Vanderbilt Cup, Centerport Yacht Club, Centerport, NY
  • 2019 Stratford Shoal Race, Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, Oyster Bay, NY (43 nm, overnight)
  • 2019 Candy Store Cup, Newport, RI
  • 2019 Stratford Shoal Race, Riverside Yacht Club, Riverside, CT (46 nm)
  • 2018 Oakcliff Fall Classics, Oyster Bay, NY
2016 Sunset Child (J/120)
  • 2016 Larchmont Race Week, Larchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont, NY
  • 2016 Key West - Cuba Race Week
    • 2nd Place, Castillo del Morro Cup, PHRF Class
    • Key West, FL → Varadero, Cuba → Havana, Cuba → Key West, FL (3 x 90nm offshore races + inshore races)
2001-2014 J/24 fleets, Manhattan Sailing Club, New York Harbor
  • Raced weekly May-September, split into Spring, Summer, and Fall series. Only top-3 finishes listed.
  • 2nd Place, 2014 Bruce Hagan Memorial Regatta
  • 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 Fairhope (J/105)
  • 2010-2012 Spring+Summer+Fall Wednesday Race Series, Manhattan Sailing 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 Universitat Politècnica de València (Beneteau First 40.7)
        Day & Night Regatta, Royal Yacht Club of Valencia, Spain
October 2004 Alibi (J/120)
        Navigator Series Regatta, Cedar Point Yacht Club, Long Island Sound, USA
1985-1987 Cheers (Santana 35)
        Santana 35 One-Design Fleet, San Francisco Bay, USA


Cruising

Skipper

2015-present Melges 24 and J/80 fleets
Day sails, ONE 15 Brookyn Sail Club, New York Harbor, USA
2007-2014 J/24 fleet
Day sails, Manhattan Yacht Club, New York Harbor, USA
March 2013 Lotus (Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 50DS)
1-week bareboat charter (Autremer Concept), Martinique → Dominica → Guadeloupe
March 2012 Lotus (Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 50DS)
1-week bareboat charter (Autremer Concept), Martinique
1992-present 13'-34' catamarans and sloops, day sails
  • Bávaro, Dominican Republic
  • Bayahibe, Dominican Republic
  • Bay of Islands, New Zealand
  • Cabarete, Dominican Republic
  • Cape Cod, MA, USA
  • Fire Island, NY, USA
  • Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
  • Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
  • Maui, HI, USA
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • San Francisco Bay, CA, USA
  • St. John, US Virgin Islands
  • Whitsunday Islands, Australia
  • Windermere, Lake District, UK

First Mate

February 2023 Soggy Dog (Lagoon 450 S)
1-week bareboat charter (TMM Yacht Charters), British Virgin Islands
September 2010 Amanda (Albin Ballad 30)
3-day cruise, Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden
February 2007 Capriccio (Beneteau Cyclades 43)
1-week bareboat charter (The Moorings), St. Lucia → Martinique → St. Lucia
June 2006 Amanda (Albin Ballad 30)
2-day cruise, Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden


Deliveries

April-June 2024 Pendragon 2 (Fountaine-Pajot Tanna 47)
La Rochelle, France → A Pobra do Caramiñal, Spain → Madeira, Portugal → St. George's, Bermuda (4,000 nm)
November 2023 DNR (Xp 50)
Newport, RI, USA → Saint George's, Bermuda → Jolly Harbour, Antigua (1,600 nm)
June 2023 Oh Jee (J/88)
Larchmont, NY, USA → Block Island, RI, USA (100 nm)
May 2023 Rocksteady (Xp 44)
Larchmont, NY, USA → Annapolis, MD, USA (280 nm)
August 2021 Green Dragon (Volvo Open 70)
Cherbourg, France → Vigo, Spain (600 nm, 3 people, solo watches)
August 2021 Green Dragon (Volvo Open 70)
Cherbourg, France → Southampton, UK (80 nm)
January 2018 Sonrisa (Xp 44)
Key West, FL, USA → West Palm Beach, FL, USA (200 nm)
September 1986 Cheers (Santana 35)
Santa Cruz, CA, USA → Alameda, CA, USA (80 nm)


Education

May 2022
April 2016
Offshore Personal Survival International Certificate, World Sailing / US Sailing
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
25th Hour (Benneteau 50), British Virgin Islands
April 1998 Basic Coastal Cruising Certificate (ASA 103), American Sailing Association
25th Hour (Benneteau 50), British Virgin Islands
April 1998 Basic Keelboat Sailing Certificate (ASA 101), American Sailing Association
25th Hour (Benneteau 50), 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 11 June 2024 by Ramón Cáceres