The GCBSR is an entirely volunteer organization. Countless people contribute their time and effort to make the Race possible each year! The following volunteers have been elected to help guide these efforts:


Captain Lane Briggs (1932-2005)

Executive Committee

Captain Duncan Hood, Board Chair
Captain Steve Briggs, President
Paul Carroll, Vice President
Captain Jen Kaye, Secretary
Captain Keith Jones, Treasurer

Board of Directors

Nan Nawrocki
Patrick Smith, Social Media
Stacy Spaulding, Education
Jaime Van Pelt
Caryn West

Advisory Board

Peter Briggs, Town Point Yacht Club Representative
Sherman Gifford
Thomas Morehouse


Art Birney
Dave Junkins, Past Chair
Bill Ripley, Past Chair
Al Roper, Past President
George Treiber, Past Treasurer

Steering Committee Chair Baltimore

Nan Nawrocki

Steering Committee Chair Norfolk

Steve Briggs

Race Committee

Paul Carroll, Chair
Michael Fiorentino
Erik Lohse
Mike Oh
Corey Roy