Gail Turlock: Ambassador

January 6, 2021 by Nicki Bennett
Gail

Meet our newest Ambassador Gail Turlock. Gail is a lifelong sailor based in Richland Michigan. Welcome aboard Gail!

Tell us a bit about yourself! 

Active Sunfish and offshore sailboat racer

Gull Lake Sunfish Club & Greater Detroit Sunfish Club

Lake Michigan Sail Racing Federation

DN Ice Yacht Racing Association

Gull Lake Ice Yacht Club

44 Chicago-Mackinac Races

18 Port-Huron Mackinac Races

Conch-Republic Cup

Over 25 Queen's Cups

Won Midwest Collegiate Freshman Championship

Raced in over 30 Classes

7 Sunfish World Championships

Serving the sport for 53 years and counting

What is your favorite color? 

Cardinal

Preferred type of sailing: 

Racing

Boat Make: 

Sunfish

Boat Length: 

13'10

Boat Name: 

Daphne

Homeport: 

Richland, MI

Favorite Point of Sail: 

Broad Reach

How long have you been sailing? 

Whole Life

What do you love about sailing?

Peace and tranquility + the people

How long have you been participating in Summer Sailstice? 

10 years

What are your Summer Sailstice plans for 2021?

Racing somewhere

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

Gull Lake Sunfish Club & Greater Detroit Sunfish Club

Lake Michigan Sail Racing Federation

DN Ice Yacht Racing Association

Gull Lake Ice Yacht Club

Island Goats Sailing Society

Scuttlebutt Sailing Club

Why do you want to be a Summer Sailstice Ambassador?

Because I've been doing the work for 9 years

How do you plan to promote Summer Sailstice? 

In my clubs, and Lake Michigan Surf, social media

Who is your sailing hero?

My dad

What is your bucket list sailing trip? 

50th Chicago-Mackinac, then 1 Trans-Pac and 1 Pacific Cup

Favorite Sailing Movie? 

Captain Ron

Catch up with Gail on Instagram, at her company Collective Marketing, Gull Lake Yacht Club, her local Sunfish Club, and the Island Goats Sailing Society.

Gail Sunfish
Gail sailing her Sunfish. 

 

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