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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

Robyn Benincasa

Adventure Racing Partner

Robyn BenincasaRobyn has been studying the good, the bad, and the not-so-pretty in teamwork for the past 12 years; first as a top sales rep for a Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical Company, and currently as a San Diego City Firefighter as well as one of the top Adventure Racers in the world. Her teams have won the most prestigious races in the sport, including the 7 day non-stop Eco-Challenge, and she now shares her teams' hard-won wisdom about creating that winning Human Synergy with corporations around the world through her adventure-based teambuilding company, World Class Teams.