Paul Ulibarri is an ISAF International Race Officer. He has also been an ISAF International Technical Official / Course Representative and Race Management Committee member. In addition, Paul participated in 4 Olympic Games (1996, 2000, 2004, 2008) as Race Officer / International Technical Official. Paul was the PRO for the 2003 Van Isle 360.
Vicky Ulibarri has over 25 years experience sailing one design catamarans as well as keel boats. She was a member of the 2003 Van Isle 360 Race Committee. She has also worked many international one-design continental and world championships primarily as timer, including being a member of the race committee for the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
Jenn Grierson has been racing dinghies and keelboats all her life. She currently coaches the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club Opti Race Team, accompanying the athletes to national and international events. She is on the British Columbia Sailing Executive responsible for Athlete Development and has been involved with many race committees in Pacific Northwest, including the Waves Regatta and the 2012 J24 Canadian Nationals.
Ruth Grierson has been part of the sailing community for many years. Racing, cruising, board member of CYA, President BC Sailing, chair of numerous regattas, race committee member — most recently Women’s Match Racing at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She and her daughter Jenn (above) are looking forward to being a part of the Van Isle 360 RC.
Lynn Sutherland has been a long-time keelboat racer and skipper. She recently skippered her team to second place in the 2012 Canadian Yachting Association Women’s Keelboat Nationals. Along with her husband, David, she cruised the Caribbean for 5 years. She has years of experience as a regatta organizer, most notably in the context of the annual RIPS Canadian Race Week. She also has abundant race committee experience, most recently with Paul at the 2012 F16 Nationals in Panama City, Florida.
David Sutherland has raced keelboats (as skipper and crew) for over 30 years. He cruised the Caribbean for 5 years and, while there, skippered a 60’ catamaran on day cruises. He has organized many regattas, including the RIPS Canadian Race Week, which has hosted the M242 Canadian and North American championships along with handicap racing. David has years of race committee experience, most recently with Paul at the 2012 Canadian Yachting Association Women’s Keelboat Nationals held in Sylvan Lake, Alberta, and at the 2012 F16 Nationals in Panama City, Florida.