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John Bowden

Jack started sailing at a very young age and was a competitive youth sailor in Texas where he grew up.  He started working for a sailmaker at 16 in Austin, TX. He went to college at the College of Charleston graduating in 2004.  He won the sloop nationals and was awarded the Robert H. Hobbs Sportsman of the Year award.
Jack has great experience in One Design classes and won National Championships in the Melges 20, Melges 32, Lightning, Melges 24, Coronado 15, and J-80 classes.  He won the world series in the Melges 20 class. Currently he is a regional manager for North Sails at the Charleston loft location. Since being in Charleston, he has been awarded the George Lockwood Trophy as one of the top sailors and contributors to the sport as a member of the Charleston Yacht Club.

Home Loft

Charleston, South Carolina
3 Lockwood Dr.
Charleston, South Carolina 29401