Andrew VANDLINGSkipper USA-19United States
Andrew is from Heath, Texas, United States and is a member of Sea Scout Ship 1000 of the Circle Ten Council. He has been active in scouting for under a year and has earned the rank of Apprentice. He will graduate in 2020 from Rockwall Heath High School.
His greatest accomplishment so far in Scouting is placing first in the Southern Region Qualifier for the Sea Scout Cup. He has played the clarinet for four years in the Honors and Symphonic Bands and achieved All Region recognition. Academically, he enjoys his architecture and history classes the most and he plans to continue to learn the scope of Architecture throughout high school. He is involved in the Young Men’s Service League with his mom in the Rockwall Heath area in which he volunteers for Special Olympics and Meals on Wheels.
He thoroughly enjoys the sport of sailing and likes to compete. Placing first at the qualifier for his area was very exciting and he is honored to represent Ship 1000 in the Koch Cup.
He has been sailing for 6 Years and racing for 5 of those years mainly on Optimists, Lasers, MC Scows, FJs, 420s, and IC24s throughout Texas and he has competed in California twice.