Curt Mildrum ~ General Manager
Curt grew up in Connecticut but spent his childhood summers with his family in South Bristol, Maine, sailing on a Cape Dory Typhoon. Returning to Maine to study marine engineering and boatbuilding, Curt worked at boatyards developing his skills. He raced sailboats from Florida to Canada for 15 years before coming to Yankee. Now going on 25 years here, Curt is known for his expert knowledge of all aspects in vessel repair and maintenance.
Lives in Falmouth, ME
Favorite Book: “Grey Seas Under,” by Farley Mowatt.
Hobbies/Passions: Being a father to Jonathan 21 with Fragile X Syndrome, Sam 15 and Cali 13, fishing, skiing, gold prospecting. Hoping to get his own sailboat in the water again.
Adam White ~ Service Manager
Adam grew up in Scarborough, Maine, learning to sail in a Jr. Sailing program, beginning at the age of 10. Studying “Historical Preservation of Marine Architecture” at Roger Williams College, he was part of a collegiate racing team, as well as maintained the college fleet. He has raced FJs, J22s, 420s, Luder 44s and currently races a Sonar and occasionally a Laser. After college, he worked at marine museums until coming to Yankee 12 years ago; specializing in Marine Electronics. Now a Service Manager, he holds NMEA and ABYC certifications. Adam works with the General Manager to oversee the daily operations of the crew.
Lives in Topsham, Maine with his wife Andrea and children, Jack 5 and Clara 2.
Favorite Book: “The Old Man and the Boy,” by Richard Rurak
Hobbies/Passions: Being a dad, One Design Racing, hunting, fishing, household projects.
Mike Day ~ Project Manager
Mike, a third generation woodworker, was born on Peaks Island, learning woodworking from his father who had a cabinet shop, and his grandfather; both of whom practiced their trade on boats. Mike, remembers as a small child, working with the tools of the trade and entered the boating industry in 1996.
Lives in New Gloucester, ME, with wife Sarah, and daughters Reilly 16, and Hannah 13.
Favorite book: “Tales of a Maine Boatbuilder,” by Ralph Stanley; Wooden Boat Magazine.
Hobbies/passions: riding antique motorcycles, lobstering, spending time on Cliff Island with family.