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Gary Jobson (USA)

Name: Gary Jobson
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 17 07 1950
Nationality: American
Residence: Annapolis, Maryland, USA
First Language: English

Responsibilities within World Sailing

Committees / Commissions
Medical Commission, Sailor Classification Commission, Oceanic and Offshore Committee

Council Group
Group O - North South America, Central America and Caribbean, Group P - North America

Regional Federations
Caribbean Sailing Union

Other Functions
America's Cup, ORC, RORC, Offshore Sailing, Commercial

Sailing Career

Raced on five America's Cup crews including Courageous - tactician 1977 winner
Overall victories in Fastnet Race - 1979, Annapolis-Newport Race, Maxi Yacht World Champion 1990
Two time College Sailor of the Year in USA
Many one design victories _ Finns, Lasers, Force 5, Etchells

Sailing Administration

Vice President - World Sailing 2012-2016
President - US Sailing 2009-2012
Board of Directors US Sailing, New York Yacht Club, Annapolis Yacht Club, Storm Trysail Club
US Olympic Sailing Committee 1976-1980 2000-2009

Other Sports Administration

Host Whitbread Round the World Race 1997-98 Chesapeak Bay Stop over
Host Volvo Ocean Race 2001-02 and 2005-06
Create Liberty Cup Match Race Regatta 1984-1989

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