Featured Member: Kathy Ware
Hometown: Oceanport NJ
When did you first join the ski club? 2017
Favorite ski resort? Crans Montana, Switzerland (though I'm not a skier, I love traveling!)
Are you involved in any other clubs or groups? I currently serve as Commodore of Percy Priest Yacht Club and served on the Board as an elected officer for the last 5 years. I will serve one more year in 2021 as Past Commodore before I have to leave the Board after a 6-year term. I ran “Learning at the Helm” for 14 years at PPYC, a sailing program to teach new sailors, and team-taught new sailors with my late husband, Bob, and he and I raced in regattas for several years.
What’s the best trip (traveling wise) you ever had? Chartering with my husband Bob on a 39’ sailboat in Tortola BVI’s with another 2 other couples as crew, a 41’ sailboat in Tortola BVI’s with 2 other couples as crew, and a 44’ sailboat in Belize with 3 other couples as crew.
What’s your favorite seat on an airplane? Window. I like to see everything!
How many countries have you visited outside the US? BVI twice, Belize, Bermuda, Cancun, Bahamas, Switzerland twice, Rio de Janeiro-Brazil
Do you have any pets? What are their names? No pets, need to be free to travel!
What is your favorite hobby? Sailing
What crazy activities do you dream of trying someday? In college I had thought sky diving would be fun until a jump team member’s chute didn’t open.
Do you have any hidden talents? What can you do? I sing lead soprano in my church choir and church soloist occasionally when asked.
What show on Netflix did you binge watch embarrassingly fast? Outlander
What movie can you rewatch over and over again? Pretty Woman
What is your favorite holiday? Christmas
What is your favorite job you’ve ever had? Nabisco International-NY as Executive Asst. to EVP
What dance move are you secretly awesome at? Cha cha, not awesome but decent.