Brenton is a lifelong boater who grew up cruising the Chesapeake Bay. He has been teaching Sailing in some shape of form since he was sixteen, is an accomplished offshore racer and cruiser and passionate about teaching.
Over the years, Brenton has been mentored by industry leaders from around the country and worked with world-class instructors from around the globe. He has held senior management / instructional positions at award winning programs within the United States and abroad and is one of the twelve coaches hired to help run the North U Race Week
A graduate of Maine Maritime, he is a USCG licensed captain and certified to teach up to the Advanced Coastal Cruising (106), and Catamaran endorsement (114) level. Brenton founded Black Rock in 2008.