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Bill Solberg

posted Jan 29, 2014, 10:18 AM by Tartan-Owners Southern California   [ updated Jan 29, 2014, 4:56 PM ]

As a founding member and after many years of guiding TOSCA, Bill has decided to step-down as TOSCA's active director, in January 2014.  As you all know, Bill poured his heart and soul into TOSCA and befriended everyone.  Bill's leadership and constant hand at the helm will surely be missed!

Bill Solberg and spouse Patty Smiley turned to sailing in 1995 after Bill retired from UCLA as a Emeritus Professor of Dentistry. This led them to their beloved WIND DANCER (T3800). They hail from the California Yacht Club (CYC) in Marina del Rey and from the Catalina Island Yacht Club. in Avalon. Bill has crewed twice from NY to St. Thomas via Bermuda, and in 2005, sailed to Puerta Vallarta with WIND DANCER. He is a licensed C.G. captain and ham operator (KG6BZP). Bill and Patty frequent the TONE events back East. He makes hand-carved quarterboards and documentation boards for boats.

We look forward to your ongoing participation in TOSCA events and we wish you the best!