Robert GUSTKESkipper USA-08United States
Robert is from Bridgeport, New York, United States and is a member of Sea Scout Ship Cricket (876) of the Longhouse Council. He has been active in scouting for 12 years and has earned the rank of Eagle and Able. He will graduate in 2021 from Michigan State University.
He achieved Eagle in scouting and was also was National Merit Finalist in academics. He qualified to compete in the Koch Cup at the Northeast Region Qualifier.
He has been sailing for 5 years and been racing seriously for 2 years. He has mostly raced lasers and 420s and also has some experience in lightnings and has spent a season as fore deck crew on a J24.
He has placed top 4 in lightning and J24 regattas and he placed second at a Koch Cup qualifier. Most of his laser/420 races were casual ones done within his yacht club, not sanctioned races.