Mark Weider – Program Director
Mark has over 60 years of sailing experience, mostly in the Thistle and Sunfish class sailboats and races at the local, regional and national level. He is a retired Earth Science teacher and has over 10 years of experience teaching sailing to beginners as well as racing sailors.

Adam Gesner – Senior Sailing Instructor
At 18 years old, Adam has been sailing for 9 years, and racing for 5. He has skippered the Thistle at numerous regional regattas, and finished near the top of the Rochester Canoe Club’s Sunfish fleet over the past couple years. Adam has taught both private, and group lessons as an instructor for 3 seasons.