- Karl is the president of Karl’s Boat Shop, Inc., established in 1980.
- The Boat Shop is a company of international reputation, serving the needs of racing sailors throughout the world, along with local custom projects.
- A resident of Harwich, he has been active in international sailing competition since 1980.
- A world champion five times in the J/24 class, Karl is recognized as a premier crew in one-design classes.
- His accomplishments also include three Etchells North American titles and two J/24 European and Italian championships, as well as Etchells Worlds, Melges Nationals (see more, below).
|Major Sailing Accomplishments|
Melges 24 Nationals NOOD Annapolis -- 1st (crew, 2005)
J24 Worlds 2005 -- 1st (Karl coached the winner, Anthony Kotoun)
Etchells Midwinters -- 2nd (crew, 2004)
Etchells Newport Regatta -- 1st (crew, 2004)
12 Meter Regatta Nantucket -- 1st (tactician, 2004)
Star North American Championship -- 2nd (helm, 2004)
Match Racing: Bermuda Gold Cup -- 3rd (crew, 2002)
Match Racing: UBS Challenge -- 2nd (crew)
Match Racing: Toscana Elba Cup -- 1st (crew)
4th 2000 Soling Olympic Qualifier
J/24 East Coast Champion
Soling North American 1st
J/24 Midwinter’s 1st
Soling US Champion Match Racing
Etchells WORLDS 2003 -- 1st (crew)
Wianno Senior Scudder Cup - 4 times (1990, 1994, 2001, 2003)
Etchells - 1st Altantic Coast
Mumm 30 2001 North Americans 1st (tie)
Etchells - 2002 Atlantic Coast -- 2nd
Top US Boat, Soling Classes Regatta 1996
Etchells New England Champion – 3 times
J/24 World Champion – 5 times
J/24 Italian Nationals – 2 times
Ultimate Yacht Race J/24
J/24 European Champion – 2 times
2nd North American's (2001)
Etchells New England 2003 -- 1st
Etchells North Americans – 3 times
Top US Boat, Soling Worlds 1996
Etchells Long Island Sound Champion – 2 times
Many other top finishes in other classes : 505, J/22, Rhodes 18, etc.
US Sailing Association
Southern Massachusetts Sailing Foundation
International Soling Class
Wianno Senior Class Association
Etchells Class Association
J24 Class Association
Hyannis Yacht Club
Dennis Yacht Club
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