Event Rosters

All Open Races
All WaterTribe Challenges open for the next calendar year.
ChallengersClassBoat DescriptionComments
swimboy
(aka William Highsmith)
Confirmed
FCC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
Core Sound 17No Comments
WeedWarrior
(aka Tony Pernas)
and
Machete
(aka William Snyder)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 6,
Double Male
Bolger Sneakeasy powered by an electric outboard/solar panelsNo Comments
Seabramuscle
(aka Gavin Watson)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Custom 22 foot TrimaranNo Comments
Chief
(aka Steve Isaac)
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
I plan to do the EC portion in my Hobie AI. At Key Largo I will switch to my Core Sound 17 Mk3. For the rivers I will use my Wenonah Prism. When I get back to the Gulf I will finish in my Core Sound 17 Mk3.This is going to be fun!
Blackbeard
(aka Christopher Ravelo)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Hobie AI,
Single Male
2015 Hobie Adventure IslandNo Comments
MicroTom
(aka Tom Dyll)
and
WaterLily
(aka Erika Dyll)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 3,
Double Mixed
Twin masted Kruger CruiserMust remember he who spends the most days on course and still finishes in the allotted time wins. Trying not to race this year. Maybe I will race from camp site to camp site....
BeaV
(aka Bob Vollhaber)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 2,
Single Male
Kruger Sea Wind CanoeHow do you catch a python in the night?
tenzan
(aka John Federico)
and
Pagan
(aka Bill Shanley)
EC2018,
Hobie Cat,
Double Male
1985 Hobie 16 Not sure if we will make it this year, Pagan lives in Japan,Tenzan racing Melges 24s,if so, see you in 2019
Kapakahi
(aka Brian W Weber Weber)
and
Boo
(aka Marissa Weber)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 3,
Double Mixed
Kruger Cruiser with Balogh Outrigger Sail System (BOSS) didn't take much convincing - 10 year EC reunion :-)
YukonJohn
(aka John Haugen-Wente)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Valley Nordkapp with Balogh SailGoal: To finish faster, and with less drama this time around.
Tatonka
(aka Jay Vedelli)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
16 foot Newport swing keel sailboatNo Comments
Dusk2Dawn
(aka Douglas Fowler)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 2,
Single Male
Pygmy CohoSee what mother nature throws at us this next time.
Archangel
(aka Mark Zollitsch)
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Self-designed and built (3 yrs!) 20' Trimaran Turned 50 this fall and need an adventure, so throwing my hat into the ring once again. Looking forward to seeing y'all on the beach!
Bones
(aka Wayne Flatt)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Hobie AI,
Single Male
2017 Hobie Adventure Island, Dune color, puke green n blue sail. A small boat with the heart of a lion.No Comments
Coastie
(aka Eddie Mack)
and
ClamCounter
(aka Joshua Murphy)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Hobie Cat,
Double Male
Hobie Getaway CatMiss Marie looking for a 6th straight finish in Key Largo!
KayakVagabond
(aka Greg Stamer)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
No Description GivenDeath & Taxes & EC Headwinds.
veteranvoyage360
(aka Josh Collins)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 2,
Single Male
19 ft Kings Unlimited Stand Up PaddleboardPaddle On!
Clewless
(aka Marvin Brager)
and
TheHammer
(aka Ricky Hammer)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Hobie TI,
Double Male
Hobie TI formerly sailed and peddled by the awesome Veteranvoyage360.I’ve found my way to challenge finishes in Class 1, 2, and 3. This time a switch to the dark side and the Class 5 Hobie TI. Hopefully another finish, and maybe even another trip through the Nitemare.
MZEE
(aka David May)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
Kruger Sea Wind w/ FEKS If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
PaddleDancer
(aka Paula Martel)
Race Manager
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Female
No Description GivenVolunteer
GreyBeard
(aka Michael Collins)
and
ChefRamen
(aka Brian Collins)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
Core Sound Mk3 designed by Graham Byrnes of B&B Yacht Designs and built by Aaron Prufal. I acquired this boat almost finished and will have it ready for EC 2018. I am looking forward to teaming with Chef Ramen. It has been 15 years since we were in our last EC together. I hope that he is getting in his rowing training. :)
Deke
(aka Thomas Head)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
Welsford Pathfinder No Comments
Dorsalis
(aka Charles (Chip) Southerland)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 3,
Single Male
Kruger Sea Wind with Balogh Sail SystemOnce more in to the fray.
CWolfe
(aka Charles Wolfe)
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
Rockpool Taran with 1m FalconNo Comments
SandyBottom
(aka Dawn Stewart)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Female
Kruger Dreamcatcher #2 with FEKsAnother year, Good friends, good fun. Really going to miss KiwiBird this year.
Tbone
(aka Taw Warren)
EC2018,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
2014 Hobie TI May switch to Angus Rowcruiser if I finish building it in time.I guess I'm officially crazy. What's life without challenges to face.
Calypso
(aka Mary Mangiapia)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 2,
Single Female
Epic 18x sportNo Comments
OneEyedJake
(aka Andy Bartley)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 2,
Single Male
Seaward Ascente'My two favorite days of the year: Thanksgiving and start day of the Everglades Challenge.
Lugnut
(aka Gary Blankenship)
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
20-foot, Jim Michalak Frolic2 design, balanced lugger with leeboard and 4" draft (board up). Maybe this year we'll have wind aft of the beam for more than 10 miles. . . .
BlueJay
(aka Thad Rice)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
Kruger Sea WindNo Comments
ZeroTheHero
(aka William Nye)
and
LegoMan
(aka Caleb Nye)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
Vanguard Nomad (I think). Same as 2013. Or the TI, still on the fenceIt's a disease I tell you and it's spreading. Father/son team this time. No WW this time though, once was enough, thanks for the nightmares.
Moose
(aka Lee Havins)
and
Squirrel
(aka Kimberly Havins)
EC2018,
Hobie TI,
Double Mixed
stock red 2013 TINo Comments
Sciapods
(aka Simon Pearce)
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
No Description GivenNo Comments
Scareman
(aka Brad Lockhart)
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
A Big OneNo Comments
CatsPaws
(aka Lauren Demos)
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Female
No Description GivenNo Comments
KneadingWater
(aka Steven Bailey)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
Tide Race, Explore. Orange over gray 18' sea kayak. White Flat Earth Designed sail. Any rule changes? Powered by Peanut M&Ms, refreshed by Diet Pepsi, and motivated by Bacardi
SlackLiner
(aka Kyle Milton)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
STELLAR 18R KAYAK WITH YELLOW DECK FALCON SAILS 1.0 METER SAILNo Comments
HeadRox
(aka Marilyn Ward)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Female
Epic 18X sportDo I get a credit for the Everglades Ultra Marathon last year?
GrayHeron
(aka Ron Schlosser)
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
Mad River MonarchNo Comments
BustedRudder
(aka bob waters)
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
Kayakpro MarlinRinse and repeat
AlexO
(aka Alexandru Oancea)
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
Current Designs 15Ft kayak with FEKSNo Comments
RumLime
(aka Cork Friedman)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
Expedition converted Laser II with sliding seat row station. No Comments
WaterDawg
(aka Steve Inglis)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
No Description GivenNo Comments
Lawless
(aka Shawn Payment)
and
MrMako
(aka Dana Vihlen)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
1989 West Wight Potter 15'Once more into the breach... The oxen are slow but the Earth is patient!
Scrappy
(aka Tiffany Alponat)
and
Fidget
(aka Mike Garam)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Double Mixed
Hobie Tiger, rawr!!!Newcomers to the challenge, excited to see how delicious a beer tastes after 300 miles
IronBob
(aka Robert Finlay)
and
TheJuice
(aka Druce Finlay)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 2,
Double Male
No Description GivenSee you on the beach...
GreenMountainGal
(aka Amber Nye)
CP Captain - CP1
and
KnotASailor
(aka Trinity Nye)
EC2018,
Class M,
Double Female
No Description GivenCP1 Co-Captains
SwampMonkee
(aka Ron White)
and
Chainsaw
(aka Mike McGarry)
EC2018,
Class 5,
Double Male
Modified TornadoNo Comments
TeamKairos
(aka Joachim Roesler)
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Angus RowCruiser, 19 ftNo Comments
HuronHugh
(aka Matt Turner)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 3,
Single Male
Kruger Sea Wind with Balogh SailNo Comments
GitchyGoomy
(aka Kevin Anderson)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 3,
Single Male
Kruger Sea Wind with Bulogh sailTurner I made you climb a mountain. So I guess this is your revenge.
YleeKyOtee
(aka WILEY PARKER)
and
SilchWilks
(aka )
EC2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
SeaPearlMr Watson’s got his list and heading to Chatham Bend.....looking for a tooth in a pearl
Albatross
(aka Chris Forrest)
EC2018,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
Orange Hobie TI with a Brit on it.I'm behind you
Triman
(aka Mark Ellison)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Weta TrimaranNo Comments
CaptJackOtter
(aka Thomas Finley)
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Red Weta named "Miss Sugar"Sailing and with luck and good weather, I hope the 3rd try will be a charm.
Wizard
(aka Matt Layden)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
Elusion, 9' coastal cruiser: enclosed cockpit, roller lug rig, SUP secondary propulsion. Safe and comfy but not real fast.All the old friends on the roster from early EC days- YOU made me do this!
Crazywildfire
(aka Greg Dickenson)
EC2018,
Class 3,
Single Male
Sea wind #284No Comments
MateyTHOR
(aka Thor Jaquish)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 3,
Single Male
Two Kruger Seawind canoes "catted-up" with Balogh sail rigTeam Wisco Kids representing Wisconsin!!
NoWhereMan
(aka Steve Adams)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Hobie AI,
Single Male
2015 Hobie AI YellowAfter two failed attempts, this is the year
Ridgerunner
(aka Doug Cameron)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 3,
Single Male
Kruger Dreamcatcher with Balogh BOSS Sailing rig. The best time of the year!
Guitarman
(aka David Hosler)
and
Reader
(aka Joaquin Hosler)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
17' Northeaster DoryNo Comments
mooq
(aka Sean Cabrey)
EC2018,
Class 2,
Single Male
Stellar S18SNo Comments
JustAnotherSailor
(aka Guy deBoer)
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Custom 18' TriI keep trying to make the event... hopefully this year will make my return to the EC since 2012!
PrivateHam
(aka Michael Prince)
and
ImOnABoat
(aka Steve Prince)
EC2018,
Class 5,
Double Male
Astus triNo Comments
SeaDogRocket
(aka Sean Hawes)
and
SeaDogBone
(aka Tristin Hawes)
EC2018,
Class 5,
Double Male
Nacra Inter 20No Comments
CaptGnarly
(aka Randy Fleming)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
Tired, broken, worn, refreshed, repaired, leaking, and a trued and tried Ivory TI with Tramps, Haka's, and neverending spirit!Lets go!
Noyesmaybe
(aka HENRY NOYES)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
Nigel Foster Legend gearing up and looking forward to the adventure!!
Roamer
(aka Matthew Vanecek)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
Seapearl 21No Comments
Bohemian
(aka Alex Caslow)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
XCAT Multi-Sport Catamaran Outfitted for sailing and rowing.No Comments
Bjorn
(aka Hardy Peters)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Topaz Cat 16 CX- Reefable main, jib and asymetrical spin,No Comments
Canoewnc
(aka Don Read)
and
deadhead
(aka Jason Davis)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
1981 Main Marine Drascombe Lugger. Classic coastal camper, sail and row. No Comments
PaddlePeddler
(aka Paul Shaw)
CP Captain - CP1
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
I'll be bringing one of my slowest boats and enjoying the sights along the way.Checkpoint 1 captain. Mariners rule: "The captain is always right and I'm the captain." I know the rules and I'm not afraid to call Paula.
PinkDog
(aka Matt Pinkley)
and
Squint
(aka Mark McConnel)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
Standard Core Sound 17, sail number 366Had a blast in North Carolina! Now let's try the EC!
Bermudaboy
(aka Anthony Vandenberg)
and
Havana61
(aka David Vandenberg)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Double Male
Prindle 19 While Hull with Black Stripes, Black Sail with USA V2 InsigniaHisshou
LuckyMe
(aka Dan Mann)
and
BoatBum
(aka Jake Mann)
EC2018,
Hobie TI,
Double Male
Hobie TI YellowSee you on the Beach!
SpongeBob
(aka Bob George)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
SOS designed triNo Comments
BLUE
(aka GREG GREGORY)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
2010 Hobie TI; papaya yellow hulls; White-Blue-Yellow Hobie furling sail.No Comments
Sundance
(aka James Connell)
CP Captain - CP2
EC2018,
Class M,
Single Male
CP 2 CaptainCP 2 Captain. Call ahead for to go orders!
BuoyOhBuoy
(aka Justin Hughes)
and
MufferawJ
(aka Robin Hughes)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Double Male
Prindle 16No Comments
wildblue
(aka Scott Henderson)
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
No Description GivenNo Comments
WindwardMark
(aka Mark Rowe)
and
LeewardLauren
(aka Lauren Fry)
EC2018,
Class 3,
Double Mixed
Kruger Cruiser with Balogh sailSee you on the beach!
CreekRat
(aka Jack Dent)
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
NDK ExplorerNo Comments
Yakmandu
(aka Patrick Rohde)
EC2018,
Class 3,
Single Male
Kruger Seawind, hull #49, teal over white, custom aka/amas, Falcon/Hobie/PAS sail options.When you absolutely, positively have to be there by Saturday... it’s Kruger time!
TwoBeers
(aka Jeff Linton)
and
Morsailesed
(aka Jahn Tihansky)
EC2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
O H Rodgers-designed Tampa Bay Expedition 22Hope to see everyone on the beach
Gamera
(aka Matt Scharl)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 3,
Single Male
Gougeon 19 foot Sailing CanoeHonored to have been asked by Sawhorse (Meade Gougeon) to fulfill Voyageur's destiny.
RockingBaby
(aka Marian Buszko)
EC2018,
Class 6,
Single Male
No Description GivenNo Comments
BridgeCaptain
(aka Colin Brown)
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
Sea Pearl 21 I have some unfinished business,
WindTern
(aka Tom Glenz)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
Hobie Tandem Island Golden PapayaNo Comments
Colorado
(aka Andrew Hustrulid )
and
Prometheus
(aka Stefan Hustrulid)
EC2018,
Hobie TI,
Double Male
2018 Hobie TIRound 2. The goal this year is to finish by lunch!
Puma
(aka Joseph Frohock)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Not sure yet Not sure what boat but I will be on the starting line
Tyro
(aka Joseph Mullen)
CP Captain - CP3
and
Paddlecarver
(aka Edward Engel)
EC2018,
Class 5,
Double Male
No Description GivenCP 3 co captain
Gentrification
(aka Dave Gentry)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Indonesian Perahu Katir double outrigger sailing canoe.No Comments
Conchistador
(aka Scott Baste)
EC2018,
Class 2,
Single Male
18 ft. custom designed SUP made in California by Hovie supYou only live once - make it count it won't allow me to change my water tribe name. I'd like it to be "Conchistador"
NixWorrium
(aka Philip Lee)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
finn dinghyNo Comments
CCock
(aka Chris Growcock)
and
DeSea
(aka David Clement)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
Prindle 19This time we leave the beach!
MisterC
(aka Mark Cecil)
and
LilyDipper
(aka Maxfield Seixas)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 1,
Double Male
1994 Skookumchuck Tandem with Falcon Sail and Smart Track Rudder upgrades.Father and Son team this year. Our goal is to improve on last year's finish. No nightmares this year. Been there, barely fit that - in this 21 foot tandem.
SirPercival
(aka John Naser)
CP Captain - CP2
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
No Description GivenCP2 Co-captain
ToHoTim
(aka Timothy Finkenbinder )
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
NDK Pilgrim Expedition 17'No Comments
DanO
(aka Dan Davies)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Weta trimaranNo Comments
SOS
(aka Alan Stewart)
and
DancesWithSandyBottom
(aka Paul Stewart)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
Core Sound 20 'Dawn Patrol' refreshed and ready to cruise down to Florida as fast as possible!Will be available for a seminar entitled...How to break your mast and keep going anyway. But let's try not to do it again this year...
CampfireCowboy
(aka Ryan Ravelo)
EC2018,
Hobie AI,
Single Male
Grey Hobie Adventure Island with Blue sailsNo Comments
HalfBaked
(aka Michael Lingswiler)
and
CLACKER
(aka Tom Bremen)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
DovekieWe will get off the beach by water this time!
HolyMackerel
(aka Vance Elshire)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
18 foot Southwestern Dory CLCNo Comments
Whale
(aka Bill Whale)
EC2018,
Class 3,
Single Male
Kruger DreamcatcherNo Comments
DonKeyHoTey
(aka Per Lorentzen)
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
19' wuzza-Lightning ketch or schooner TBDIt's all downhill from the high tide mark ~ right?
JustKeepPaddling
(aka bobby johnson)
and
PaddleBen
(aka Benjamin Krebs)
Confirmed
EC2018,
Class 1,
Double Male
epic 18x double white with black bow and stern Paddle Ben
OffTheCharts
(aka Marty Worline)
EC2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
SCAMP 11'11"No Comments
Coelacanth
(aka Walter Watkins)
EC2018,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
Yellow 2015 Tandem Island, StockNo Comments
ManitouCruiser
(aka Mark Przedwojewski)
and
BuschWacker
(aka )
EC2018,
Class 3,
Double Mixed
Kruger Cruiser BOSSIts been a long and cold winter here in Michigan. We need some warm Florida sun to thaw us out a bit.
JollyRoger
(aka Roger Mann)
UF2018,
Class 2,
Single Male
LiteRace 1X, 19'7" 54 lbs (Stand up Paddled) Safety amas, Sleepaboard capable. Modified with internal storage + flotation for SUP Expedition. Fundraising-Team Rubicon (disaster response + veteran support) WaterTribe + LiteBoat Ambassador.
OysterCult
(aka Mark Anderson)
UF2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Eddyline Grand San Juan kayak with sail & amas.No Comments
SewSew
(aka Randy Smyth)
UF2018,
Class 5,
Single Male
Trimaran with Hybrid Wing currently being home built for the Ultimate Florida challengeSynergy will be stripped down for the river portions
Bacon
(aka Randy Smith)
Confirmed
UF2018,
Class 3,
Single Male
Kruger Sea Wind No Comments
riverfitness
(aka Phillip Bowden)
UF2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
Epic 18x with a 1 meter falcon sailSponsored by Epic Kayaks, Immersion Research, and Falcon Sails
Hiawashe
(aka Judy Perkins)
Confirmed
UF2018,
Class 1,
Single Female
Current Designs StormNo Comments
RustyButt
(aka David Briggs)
Confirmed
UM2018,
Class 2,
Single Male
P&H CetusNo Comments
SwampG8R
(aka Ken Boydstun)
and
BeachDawg
(aka Deana Boydstun)
Confirmed
UM2018,
Hobie TI,
Double Mixed
Coming soon!Talked BeachDawg into the UM with me on a TI.
JammerJim
(aka James Hurst)
UM2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
QCC700 or StellaNo Comments
TideRider
(aka Rodney Dutton)
UM2018,
Class 1,
Single Male
QCC 700No EC this year.
WoodKayaker
(aka Don McCumber)
and
H2OWoman
(aka Pia Lord)
UM2018,
Class 1,
Double Mixed
No Description GivenNo Comments
Runner
(aka Ralph Bush)
UM2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
West Wight Potter 15No Comments
DScript
(aka Daniel Scripter)
UM2018,
Class 2,
Single Male
EPIC 18X SportNo Comments
NowWeTryItMyWay
(aka Erik Dykema)
and
CountryRoads
(aka George Blaha)
Confirmed
UM2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
Chesapeake Light Craft Skerry, 15' double ended Sailboat w/ Balanced Lug RigA couple of boats, and a couple of goats. . .
PhysicsGod
(aka Michael Richards)
and
KeiWalker
(aka William Richards)
Confirmed
UM2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
O'Day Daysailer IINo Comments
AndyMan
(aka Andrew Hayward)
UM2018,
Class 4,
Single Male
Sea Pearl 21Hope I can get her off the beach!
Tamaloo
(aka Mark Stevens)
and
EffinGudSon
(aka Scott Stevens)
Confirmed
UM2018,
Class 4,
Double Male
17 foot, French-designed open boat with sliding seat rowing station and lots of dry storage. Will complete UM then cruise for a few more days.
Liteboat
(aka mathieu bonnier)
UM2018,
Class 2,
Single Male
COASTAL ROWING BOAT 6 meters long http://www.liteboat.fr/en/portfolio-items/literace-1x/?portfolioCats=40%2C41%2C42No Comments