Meet our Captain 


Capt. Meredith aboard the 141 ft. Schooner COLUMBIA during sea trials

Capt's Meredith & Jack

Captain Jack Spratt is Master & 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) 100 Ton license, and a 200 ton international ticket. Jack is a semi-retired healthcare entrepreneur, a retired volunteer Watch Hill fire fighter and was the coxwin and marine assets trainer. Jack is certified by U.S.C.G. in Search & Rescue operations. Jack has spent 40  years on the water including as rowing coach at the US Coast Guard Academy, New London. He has owned and maintained Trim Again for 35 years and restored and repurposed as a tour boat the sword boat Encore as a yacht 18 years ago. Jack has sailed the local waters for decades and knows all of the special out of the mainstream places and many of the unique people that take a living FROM THESE SHORES. Jack is the author of: Watch Hill, 1886, Windmills of Watch Hill, Watch Hill Life Saving Station, The Great 1916 Watch Hill Fire, Napatree & Sandy Point.

Phone: 860 227-2339