Captivity: July 2010 NYYC hosted event 2nd place Captivity NYYC annual cruise. 1st place for the Queens Cup and Astor Cup
Competed in the 2010 Mini Maxi Worlds with the Baltic 78 Lupa
Shockwave: 2010 Violes de Saint Tropez. 2nd Place
Shockwave: 2011 Key West Race Week 2nd Place
Shockwave: 2011 NYYC Spring event. 3rd Place
Shockwave: 2011 Copa del Rey 3rd Place
Shockwave: 2011 Sardinia Mini Maxi worlds 3rd Place
Shockwave: 2011 Viole de Saint Tropez 2nd Place
LARRY MIALIK , Grinder
Nationality – American
Lives in Madison, Wisconsin
A native of Clifton, NJ, I graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Business Administration, selected 1st team All-Big Ten Football as well as Honorable Mention All-American. I continued in football as an NFL tight-end for the Atlanta Falcons (1972-75) and the San Diego Chargers (1976). I am married and have one son and one daughter. I entered professional racing during the America’s Cup Challenge Campaign of 1986/87 then went on to the Maxi World Championships from 1987-1991 – winning 1st place on Matador2 in 1990 & 1991. I have done 8 Newport Bermuda Races, Miami Montego Bay Race/Pineapple Cup (record elapsed time), Kenwood Cup, Columbus Cup; Liberty Cup; Nippon Cup; Lymington Cup/World Match Racing Championship; Endeavour vs. Shamrock J-Class Regatta in 1989. In 1992 I was Fitness Coordinator and sailor during the winning America3 Cup campaign and did two Cup campaigns with Dennis Connors on Stars and Stripes in 2000 & 2003. I have raced on Shockwave since 2010.
REGGIE COLE, Captain & Trimmer
Nationality – American
Lives in Newport, RI
Born I Sandusky, OH, I Graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology. I started sailing when I was 15 and have worked professionally since 1978 as Captain, mostly on race boats. Between racing and deliveries I’m guessing that I’ve logged at least 125k miles. Races include: 8 Transpacs, 3 Fastnets, 10 Bermuda races, 25 Mexico races to ports like Cabo San Lucas, PV and Manzanillo, 1 Hobart Race, 3 Middle Sea Races, 50′ circuit for 4 years, 1 Cape to Rio Race (2000), 3 Cowes Weeks, 8 Sardinia Cups, 2 Admiral cups, 10 Big Boat series, 4 Kenwood Cups, 8 Copa del Rey, 12 NYYC events, 7 Antigua Race weeks, 5 St Marten events, 3 Halifax races, 10 Key West Race weeks, 10 Ensenada Races, 6 Viole de St Tropez events, Swan 45 events for 3 years. Between 1979-2010 I have worked on Santa Cruz 50 & Santa Cruz 70, Kathmandu; International 50′s, Champosa V & VII; Maxi, Sagamore ; Swan 45 & Swan 82, Captivity; and joined Shockwave in 2010.