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"I didn't realize how challenging, inspiring and just plain fun our time on the water would be. This ranks as the best leadership training exercise we've done by far."


"The parallels between what goes on on land — i.e., our working environment — and what went on on the water were uncanny."

Ernst & Young

"Merging two large, geographically dispersed organizations offered some unique challenges. Jay and GEL were tremendous."

Partner, Booz Allen Hamilton

"Jay and his team put together one of the most effective and enjoyable days of team-building activity that it has ever been my pleasure to participate in (and I've been in far too many)."

IFC/World Bank

"Most of our leadership program participants have never sailed before. Trepidation? Sometimes. Positive feedback? Always."

The Symphony Group

David Rennie

Sailing Coach and Program Facilitator

David RennieDavid hails from Edinburgh, Scotland and brings 40 years of sailing experience to the table.  He is a Royal Yachting Association Yachtmaster, a US Sailing Keelboat Instructor, a PSIA-Alpine Ski Instructor, a PADI-Rescue Diver and a SHRM- Senior Professional in Human Resources. David is one of our most popular coaches and has a dock side manner guaranteed to calm the nerves of any new sailor.