Dream Team Sailing Biographies
Arabella Denvir – a native of Kinsale,Â Co.Cork, Ireland, Arabella Denvir grew up sailing and racing dinghies and went on to represent Trinity College Dublin in intercollegiate team racing in Ireland and England. She club raced Enterprises, Hornets, 505â€™s, as well as J24â€™s and bigger keelboats. Her sailing school business prohibits her from sailing during the summer season so she concentrates on match racing and has competed in Osprey Cup in 98,99,2001, 2002, Santa Maria in 2003, Sundance 2000, 2002, Rolex Women’s Match 2002, and Rolex Sail Newport in 2000. The Sundance event has great significance for this team because this is where the team first met and sailed together.
Lori Preston (foredeck) has been one design racing for 16 years, primarily on J22 and J24 Southwest circuit, and placed 3rd with this team at Sundance 2000. Likewise with Jessamine Lewis, jib trimmer, who has been afflicted with sailing for the past 9 years, and who has sailed with Arabella since Sundance 2000. Ashley Perrin lives and works in the sailing world, torn between running her business (Ocean Racing) and doing every offshore race that she can manage. Ashley has been sailing with this team since early 2002.