Thomas CRACIUNCrew USA-10United States
Thomas is from Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States and is a member of Sea Scout Ship Brutus (131) of the Spirit of Adventure Council. He has been active in scouting for 2 years and has earned the rank of Apprentice. He will graduate in 2019 from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
He received the Most Outstanding Sailor Award two years in a row for his high school sailing team and 2nd in his division for 2017 spring sailing. He teaches kids with disabilities how to ride bikes through the ICanBike program in Cambridge. He place 2nd in the Quincy Bay Race Week Regatta and CBC Fall Classic.
He believes that he has demonstrated sailing potential within his Sea Scout Ship and participating in the Koch Cup will allow him to learn from Sea Scouts from all over the world.
He has been sailing for 5 years. He sails many races every year through various programs, depending on the season. His only Sea Scout sanctioned race was the Koch Cup Qualifiers. He has sailed club and collegiate 420s, FJs, J24s, Tech dinghies, and Cape Cod Mercuries.