Milly Biller: Ambassador

January 6, 2021 by Nicki Bennett
Milly

Welcome aboard to Milly Biller. Milly is a lifelong sailor and member of the International 110 class out of Inverness Yacht Club. 

Tell us a bit about yourself!

I was lucky enough to be in a sailing family, with my dad growing up in Gloucester Mass. My first memory of sailing an International 110 alone was age 7. I now have my dad's 110 and race it regularly, as well as race 110s in other parts of the country and J70s in Mexico.

What is your favorite color? 

Pink . My boat is pink. It was pink when I got it. We encourage bright colors in our Class

Preferred type of sailing: 

Racing- any type. I love ocean racing in big boats too.

Boat Make: 

International 110

Boat Length: 

24’

Boat Name: 

Big Pink

Homeport: 

Inverness, CA

Favorite Point of Sail: 

All points

How long have you been sailing? 

64 years

What do you love about sailing?

Everything

How long have you been participating in Summer Sailstice? 

Three years

What are your Summer Sailstice plans for 2021?

Dunno yet- depends on the Covid Pendemic

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

Inverness Yacht Club

Why do you want to be a Summer Sailstice Ambassador?

To promote sailing and the 110 Class

How do you plan to promote Summer Sailstice? 

Send some emails

Who is your sailing hero?

Captain James Cook, Alexander Von Humbolt

What is your bucket list sailing trip? 

New Zealand

Favorite Sailing Movie? 

Riddle of the Sands

You can read more about Milly over on Latitude 38 here and here or watch a tribute to Milly here:

Milly
Christine Martinelli, Milly Biller and Billy Martinelli judging the entries for the 26th Master Mariners Benevolent Association Wooden Boat Show 
© 2019 John Skoriak

 

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