Richard Stearns

Richard Stearns is an America's Cup veteran and a career sailor, sailmaker, and boatbuilder. He was both a crewmember and the sail coordinator for the Heart of America America's Cup campaign in 1986-87 and has participated in 28 Chicago-Mackinac races, finishing first overall on two occasions. He has won many prestigious regattas including the SORC regatta in Florida on three occasions, and the Chicago and Detroit NOOD regattas. During 25 years of sailmaking he has been the owner of Hood,...See more