Dave Hood, originally from West Point, New York and Long Beach Yacht Club Staff Commodore, has accumulated an impressive record of performance and consistency sailing on the Catalina 37s. Dave initially debuted in the Catalina 37s by sailing the Wet Wednesday series and has since held the title of club champion eight times.
Dave is 2018 LBYC Yachtsman of the Year and is also 5-time Class/National Champion in the Catalina 37s.
DH3 Racing has finished in the top 4 of 19 in their last 25 match racing events. With experienced and accomplished teammates, DH3 Racing has sustained good performance in both Fleet and Match Racing. Dave has also coached outreach sailing for disadvantaged children, veterans, fire/police, and corporate team building events.
Dave is happy to be representing the LBYC at this year’s Congressional Cup.
6th Ficker Cup ’21
3rd Ficker Cup ‘19
5th Ficker Cup ‘18
7th Ficker Cup ‘17
8th Congressional Cup ‘22
9TH WMRT Final ‘22, Sydney, AUS
6TH OM International Ledro Match Race ’22, Ledro, ITA
4th Porto Montenegro Match Race ’22, Porto, MON
3rd Butler Cup ‘22, Long Beach, CA