Sailing is a huge passion and working professionally with teams, sailors, and companies working with sailboats, races, and more.

When Storm Trysail Approached me in early 2017 to bring a new perspective to the coverage of Block Island Race Week. My first call was to Chris Love Productions. Chris and I worked together on Big Boat Series when I was subcontracted as a Producer for Degan Media. We bring together our strengths in Media […]

Creating Collateral for the M32 Owners and prospective Buyers about the upcoming events and the logistics associated with them.

M32 is an international brand with a North American headquarters in Newport, Rhode Island. I have provided them with some graphic and web design services from Newsletter templates and Social Media Graphics to Web Development for a North American Series. During the World Match Racing Tour in Newport, Rhode Island. I managed the website and […]

Another initiative I have undertaken is Newport Live Media. In a partnership with an America’s Cup colleague, Andy Green. We are seeking to use the power of social media and our network in Newport to provide media services for regattas and racing teams. Our first big event was Melges 32 Nationals and Worlds when they […]

Before starting risingT, I worked for ORACLE TEAM USA from 2012 to 2013. I assisted them in my hometown of Newport during the AC World Series in June 2012 then moved to San Francisco a few weeks later to complete the 34th America’s Cup. I was part of the Marketing and Communications Team and I […]

Client: Designer Series Goal: Create a sailing event honoring a Yacht Designer inviting yachts of all sizes. Website, Marketing, Graphic Design required. URL:

Team Alivimedia as part of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race wanted to make Newport a hometown event or a homecoming of sorts because even though it was a Turkish company, many of the sailors including skipper, Charlie Enright, were from Rhode Island. Therefore, I was asked a few months prior to the event to step in […]

Rhode-Island-Boater-of-the-Year-Kate-Wilson. Photo Bill Shea

A few weeks ago, I got a phone call from an unknown number. Normally, I get so many telemarketers that I don’t pick up but this cold January morning, I picked up and it was Wendy Mackie, President of the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association, and she told me I had been named the 2017 […]

I originally wrote this article on my phone on the delivery back from Nantucket and sent it to Craig Leweck, editor of Scuttlebutt, which is he was kind enough to publish. It started as a angry rant and turned out to be therapeutic. I couldn’t believe the feedback from my friends and other followers that […]

This article first appeared on Sailing Scuttlebutt. Back when I started sailing in the late 90s, Junior Sailing to me was all about getting out on the water as much as possible with my friends. Regattas were merely a means to go sailing with more friends from other clubs. The competition was important, but definitely […]

As a way for the Young Adults of Newport Yacht Club to generate a little revenue for the Yacht Club. I designed a Tshirt to be sold in the bar during the Summer of 2014. We want to try and do this every year so each year has its own design.  

Among the many hats I wear, I am also the Jr. Program Chair for Newport Yacht Club and sit on the Narragansett Bay Yachting Association’s  Jr. Committee. I am very passionate about Junior Sailing. I wouldn’t be the person I was today if I had not been given the opportunity to be a young sailor. Sailing gave me […]

I had the pleasure of working with Sailing World and Sperry Top-Sider to design this year’s NOOD regatta shirt. I have sailing in the NOOD regattas. The regattas are always a great time on and off the water so I wanted to also make the shirts fun with bold colors representing those bright spinnakers and […]

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