Sailing programs at Chapoquoit this summer will be directed by Jonathan Harley. Jonathan grew up on the island, and he's a Past Commodore of CYC and the University of Rhode Island Yacht Clubs.
Sailing is his life; his resume as a sailing coach and sailing program director includes the Buzzards Sailing School, Duxbury Yacht Club, New Bedford Yacht Club, Providence College, the American Sail Training Association and the Carnegie Abbey Club.
He is currently the head coach at Portsmouth Abbey School. Perhaps most impressively, Jonathan served as the Olympic Director and Manager of Olympic Teams for US Sailing between 1980 and 2004; during his tenure, the Team won 29 Olympic medals and multiple World Championships.