Mike first came to Oriental in the spring of 1999 to satisfy the â€ślearn to sailâ€ť portion of his bucket list. While participating in the Basic Keelboat Course, he fell in love with sailing and Oriental. Upon completing the course he purchased a Hunter 34 and made Oriental his weekend destination. After a couple of years of being a commuter sailor, he decided to move to Oriental to pursue his passion for boating and began working in Yacht Brokerage. Mike currently sails a Sabre 38 MkII , â€śJANELâ€ť . He holds a USCG 100 Ton Masters Captainâ€™s license and is an active member of local sailing organizations.