John Maloney: Customer Service / Boat Sales Mgr.
|What’s your name? Nickname(s)?
If you could have chosen your own name what name would it be?
What’s your position at APS?
Boat Sales Manager and Customer Service
How long have you been with APS?
Since January 1999
What’s your favorite boat to sail?
Laser, Viper 640
Do you collect anything?
Where are you from?
Have you ever eaten a crayon?
I’m sure it’s happened
When did you start sailing?
When I was 18
What’s your most memorable experience sailing?
Taking a Laser out in Hurricane Bob (‘91) on Narragansett Bay and not going back when the eye had gotten over us. We (two of us on one boat) thought it was over. I think I still owe my friend some vang parts.
What boat(s) are you sailing now?
Queso or Guacamole?
What do you do when you’re not sailing or working at APS?
Road trips with my wife and daughters among other things. Attend Capitals and Orioles games.
What weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of bricks?
Nice one Beach
If you were a boat what kind of boat would you be? Why?
I’d be a giant house boat at this point. Seems like there’s no time left to sit during the day so I’d be all set to relax with the amenities for a moment wherever I might be. Other than that, I feel like a windsurfer all day.
What is your favorite regatta venue?
Fort Adams, Newport, RI
What’s your favorite brand of gear?
Do you have any hidden talents?
If I do, they’re definitely hidden right now.
What’s your favorite piece of sailing gear?
My Kokatat Drysuit
Is there anyone you’d like to thank?
My wife for my daughters.