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Alex Agnew: Ambassador

June 2, 2021 by Nicki Bennett

Welcome aboard Alex Agnew! Alex is a co-founder and current president of Sailing Ships Maine. Alex has an extensive background in all things sailing and we are very excited to have him on as an ambassador this year. 

Tell us a bit about yourself! 

My passion is getting kids out sailing. We have programs for middle school kids, high school kids, and adults.

What is your favorite color? 

Blue, no red! 

Preferred type of sailing: 

Tall ship sailing

Boat Make:  

Schooner Harvey Gamage

Boat Length: 


Boat Name: 

Schooner Harvey Gamage



Favorite Point of Sail: 

Downwind with the trades

How long have you been sailing? 

Since wind was invented

What do you love about sailing?

Getting away from land

How long have you been participating in Summer Sailstice? 

Since the beginning

What are your Summer Sailstice plans for 2021?

Launching our new middle school sailing program on Pearson Ensigns

Are you a part of any sailing clubs, fleets or organizations? 

Sailing Ships Maine

Who is your sailing hero?

John Arndt

What is your bucket list sailing trip? 

Ionian Sea

Favorite Sailing Movie? 

Captain's Courageous 

Keep up with Alex and all things Sailing Ships Maine on their website, Instagram and Facebook

Sailing Ships Maine


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