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Kurt Haigis: Ambassador

May 14, 2021 by Nicki Bennett
Kurt Haigis

Welcome aboard Kurt Haigis. Kurt joins us for his Summer Sailstice, though a lifelong sailor. Kurt is a US Sailing Keelboat Instructor and enjoys all types of sailing on all sizes of boats. 

Tell us a bit about yourself! 

Sailed everything from windsurfer to Swan 55, North American East coast, West Coast, Caribbean and Canada, US Sailing Keelboat Instructor.

What is your favorite color? 


Preferred type of sailing: 

I like them all

Boat Make: 


Boat Length: 


Boat Name: 



Charlotte and Burlington, VT

Favorite Point of Sail: 

Dead downwind

How long have you been sailing? 

57 years

What do you love about sailing?

Wind and Water

How long have you been participating in Summer Sailstice? 

First time.

What are your Summer Sailstice plans for 2021?

No plan yet

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

Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center

Who is your sailing hero?

Peter Burling

What is your bucket list sailing trip? 

Atlantic Crossing

Favorite Sailing Movie? 


Kurt HaigisSail Bags


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