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Taylor Grieger

Skeleton Crew Sailing, the only U.S. team in the race, is a nonprofit organisation founded in 2016 by U.S. Navy veteran Taylor Grieger. Their mission is to provide adventure therapy to military service members and veterans through sailing expeditions. The Skeleton Crew has assembled an all-veteran race team with representatives from all U.S. military services.

We look forward to representing the veteran community in this race and sharing our message with the world.

Taylor Grieger



Taylor Grieger is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and founder of Skeleton Crew Adventures. After serving in the Navy for six years as a rescue swimmer, Taylor led an expedition around Cape Horn on a 36-foot boat to raise awareness for veteran suicide. In addition to being a licensed captain and sailing instructor, Taylor is the co-owner of Cape Horn Tequila, a company he founded to support veterans’ causes. Taylor and his partner reside with their two children in Kemah, Texas, a stone’s throw from Galveston Bay.

No.Name, NationalitySex, AgeLeg 1Leg 2Leg 3Leg 4
1Taylor Grieger, Skipper, USAM
2Marc Vital, USAM
3Ricky Gonzalez, USAM
4Sam Radoff, USAM
5TJ Bulgerin, USAM
6Troy Minchew, USAM
7Bartholomew Timm, USAM
8Dane Hylen, USAM
9Clayton Young, USAM
10Emma Walker, GBRF
11Julia Salinas, USAF
12Ryan Siner, USAM

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