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About Dauntless Sailing School

Started in 2009 by technology entrepreneur, accomplished sailor, and licensed sailboat Captain Todd Bracken, Dauntless Sailing School is focused on introducing adults to the adventure and fun of “big boat” sailing through affordable, hands-on, experiential learning opportunities including introductory cruises, beginner to advanced sailing instruction, Great Lakes excursions, regatta participation, and ocean coastal cruising expeditions.

About Todd Bracken: Avid yachtsman with twenty years of sailing and racing experience serving as skipper and crew in mid-sized sailboats. Indiana Licensed Commercial Sailboat Captain. Sailing experience includes Northeastern Near Costal Atlantic, Florida Bay/Florida Keys/Florida Straits, The Great Lakes, and Inland waters in a variety of weather conditions and sea states. Knowledgeable sailing instructor / trainer. Skippered 42’ Beneteau in 2006 Figawi ocean yacht race. Captained student sailing excursion of the Florida Keys (Miami to the Dry Tortugas and back). Served as Chief Tactician onboard the Colgate 26 “Genesis”, winning the 2008 ISC Keelboat Fleet Championship. Personally selected by 2008 Y-Flyer International Champion Paul White to crew for him in several regattas. Current owner of “Dauntless,” a C&C 27 Mk IV performance cruiser sailboat. Member, US Sailing. USPS advanced grade of Junior Navigator (currently pursuing “Navigator” grade). Certified USCG/USPS Vessel Safety Check Inspector. Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) with municipal and state park waterfront director experience.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER SUMMARY (Abbreviated)

Solutions Architect, Sr., WellPoint, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
Chief Executive Officer,
BioSentinel Solutions, LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Product Manager, IBM, Indianapolis, Indiana

EDUCATION

MBA, Regent University, School of Business Administration, 1994
BA, Communications, Asbury College, 1988