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Important Notice - 4th of July - Due to the BMI's fundraising event, access to boats and docks will close at 3pm on July 4th.  All cars need to be out of the parking lot by 3PM, campers pick-up will be set-up at the pedestrian gate. Thank you.   Happy 4th of July to all!


John O'Riordan

Fleet and Member Programs Director

John, or "John O'," as his friends and colleagues call him, runs the fleet and helps with the membership. You can find him in the bilge of a boat or deep within the tool shed. If he is in the office, you can reach him at 410-727-0722 x114, or you can always drop him an email at john@downtownsailing.org

  • Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
  • Alma mater: Fordham University, BS Math
  • Hobbies: playing guitar, Texas-style Chili, hiking

Rena Kazmierski

 Director of Outreach Programs

Lorena "Rena" Kazmierski has been involved with the DSC since 2005 as a member, volunteer, and staff person in various capacities. Stepping aboard as full-time staff in March of 2020, you'll find her managing multiple programs around the DSC. Rena can be reached on her cell at 443-528-4527 or via email at rena@downtownsailing.org

  • Hometown: Baldymore, hon
  • Alma mater: Mercy High School; Towson University, BS Fine Art; CCBC, AA OTA
  • Hobbies: single-handed sailing, adventuring with her dog Ace, drawing and painting, reading

Amandine Ravel

Office and Events Manager

Amandine, or “A”, “Almondeen” or “Am…what?”, started to sail with the DSC in April 2021 as a member and volunteer. She was eventually recruited as office and event manager. You can reach her at 410-736-0199 or amandine@downtownsailing.org. Out of office hours, you will likely find her out on the water!

  • Hometown: Paris, France
  • Alma mater: Kedge Business School, MS Human Resources
  • Hobbies: Sailing (Who would have guessed?), good food (tip, she always has chocolate in her drawer if you ever have a craving), camping.

Tony Stephens

Executive Director


The Downtown Sailing Center at the Baltimore Museum of Industry
1425 Key Highway, Suite 110, Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 727-0722 • info@downtownsailing.org