Gene Prizer began his sailing life in Marina Del Rey and San Pedro at the age of 13.
This was the start of an obsession that has defined much of his life. Due to his passion and his focus on performance, Gene’s racing resume includes countless West Coast regattas as well as offshore races to Cabo San Lucas, Ensenada (1st in class – 6 times), Manzanillo, Mazatlan (1 st in class), Puerto Vallarta, and Honolulu. Gene also has a passion for introducing new people to sailing and the wonderful lifestyle that comes with it. He is grateful for the extraordinary experiences that sailing has brought to his own life and is always enthusiastic in sharing his knowledge with others. He holds several ASA instructor certifications and is a USCG licensed captain.