Lyn Hines: Ambassador

April 23, 2021 by Nicki Bennett
Lyn Hines

Welcome aboard Lyn Hines! Lyn will be representing the Mercury fleet out of Richmond Yacht Club. Though this is his first year, he hopes to expose more people to sailing Mercury's and getting in to sailing without a huge expense or commitment. 

Tell us a bit about yourself! 

I grew up sailing in SF and was able to later "hitchhike" on boats through Mexico, the East Coast, the Caribbean, and Europe, mostly on racing boats. 

What is your favorite color? 

Blue 

Preferred type of sailing: 

Mostly Racing on all sizes but want to explore cruising albeit locally.

Boat Make: 

Mercury

Boat Length: 

18.

Boat Name: 

Huitres

Homeport: 

Richmond

Favorite Point of Sail: 

Upright

How long have you been sailing? 

Close to 50 years!

What do you love about sailing?

The natural elements and the passport for adventurous experiences and places.

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? 

Richmond YC, Inverness YC

Why do you want to be a Summer Sailstice Ambassador?

Introduce the Mercury to people wanting to sail/race without a huge commitment

Who is your sailing hero?

Bouwe BEKKING

What is your bucket list sailing trip? 

Stockton on our Cal 40

Favorite Sailing Movie? 

I have never seen a good sailing movie... Pirates of Carribean otherwise.. youtube videos.

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