Michael Patterson


Michael Patterson, Newport Charter Fleet Rep

Michael Patterson

A graduate of the Maine Maritime Academy with a degree in Yacht Management and Small Vessel Operations, Mike has been sailing, racing and managing 12mR yachts for more than 2 decades. First as captain and manager of Intrepid (US-22) for 22 years and for the past 8 years concurrently managing operations for New Zealand (KZ-3). Since 2009, he has also made time to manage several private racing teams.

Mike has specialized in charter operations with America’s Cup Charters and has recently stepped into a principal role with the long-standing company. His depth of knowledge and experience paired with his approachable and helpful demeanor have made Mike a well-known, respected and friendly fixture of Newport’s 12mR fleet.

A resident of Middletown, when not working with the 12mR fleet, he can be found providing support boat services for his three daughters’ Opti and Laser campaigns.

Contact Michael Patterson