Jake is from Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand and is a member of Sea Scout Ship Marlborough (Marlborough) of the Marlborough Council. He has been active in scouting for 3 years and has earned the rank of Venturer. He attends the Marlborough Boys College.
He enjoys coaching young sailors, is active in the arts and acting, and working on DoE.
He has been sailing for 5 years and competed in the Inter Dominion sail race, and won the NZ trial. He has been racing on Optimists, Starlings, Laser, 420 and sports boats.