Captain Jack Spratt is Master and Captain of the historic yacht and finest wooden catboat ever built Trim Again & historic Sword fishing boat Encore. Jack holds a US Coast Guard Master of Steam, Motor & Auxiliary Sail Near Coastal (200 miles off shore) license. Jack has spent 40 plus years on the water including as rowing coach at the US Coast Guard Academy, New London. He has owned and maintained Trim Again for 27 years and restored and repurposed as a tour boat the sword boat Encore as a yacht seven years ago. Jack has sailed the local waters for decades and knows all of the special places and many of the unique people that take a living FROM THESE SHORES. Captain Jack is an avid birder and holds a certificate from Cornell University Ornithology Lab on Bird Behavior with specific interest in migrating water birds. Jack is also the author of "From These Shores" A Sea history from 1640-1960 including Montauck, Watch Hill ,Stonington, Mystic, New London, Fishers Island, Gardner's Island, Block Island, Plum Island, North Dumpling Island, Great Gull, Little Gull Islands and Elihu Island. Jack has owned a cottage in Watch Hill for 25 years. A graduate of Cornell, Jack is Founder & Chairman of OHS Companies, Old Lyme, CT.
Phone: 860 227-2339
Captain Meredith Spratt holds a US Coast Guard 100 Ton Master of steam, motor or auxiliary sail vessels upon open oceans license.
She grew up sailing locally at Watch Hill Yacht Club sailing team and on Trim Again. Meredith has logged more than 50,000 miles on the open ocean. Sailing around the world on Picton Castle, Pride of Baltimore, Liberty Clipper, Stad Amsterdam and Pacific Swift. A graduate of Univesity of Miami Meredith is an artisit as well as classical singer. Meredith is certified as a sailing instructor, ocean life guard and diver. Capt. Meredith is currently on a southern crossing of the Atlantic and will be in Watch Hill for the month of July before heading to Spain to sail to the North Atlantic.