Peter Twining has recently become President of the IJS Board of Directors after serving as its Treasurer. He joined the Board after a few years of racing in 420s in the IJS Wednesday evening series. Sailing, racing and cruising have been a central part of his life since his teenage years. He now seeks to instill an interest in sailing and safe boating in local youth through the IJS program. He believes from his experience that sailing and boating handling builds confidence, leadership and teamwork.He is excited to be part of the IJS and committed to the success and growth of its program. He has a long history of sailing and racing including competing in the 1972 Tempest Class Olympic eliminations as a member of the US Sailing Team.