Mark Mendelblatt – Star

Mark Mendelblatt

CLASS: Star
POSITION: Skipper
CREW: Brian Fatih
US OLYMPIC TEAM: 2004 (Laser), 2012 (Star)
US SAILING TEAM: 2011
HOMETOWN: Miami, Fla.
MEMBER OF: St. Petersburg Yacht Club
HIGH SCHOOL: St. Petersburg High School
COLLEGE: Tufts University ’95
BIRTHDATE: 02/19/1973
OCCUPATION: Professional Sailor

FUN FACT: Mark is a national champion in the Optimist class.

SIGNIFICANT SAILING ACHIEVEMENTS:
8th, Laser, 2004 Olympic Games
2000-03 OneWorld America’s Cup challenge
Three-time ICSA College All Amerian
2nd, Laser, 1999 Pan American Games
College National Single-Handed Champion

SAILING RESUME:
3rd, Star, 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championship, Perth, AUS
9th, Star, 2011 Weymouth & Perth Int’l Regatta, Weymouth, U.K. (London 2012 Olympic Test Event)
8th, Star, 2011 Sail for Gold, Weymouth, UK (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
13th, Star, 2011 Princess Sofia Trophy, Palma, Spain (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
4th, Star, 2011 US SAILING’s Rolex Miami OCR (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
1st, Star, 2010 US SAILING’s Rolex Miami OCR (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
1st, Star, 2009 Kiel Week, Kiel, GER (ISAF Sailing World l
 1st, Star, 2008 Kiel Week, Kiel, GER (ISAF Sailing World Cup)