Maya Hoffman - Sailors for the Sea

Maya Hoffman

Maya Hoffman grew up sailing in a National Marine Sanctuary in Monterey, CA, which sparked a lifelong passion and love for the marine environment. She is a member of the Whale Entanglement Team and has assisted in the disentanglement of many humpbacks. Maya is a national level inshore racer in the Shields class and Lightning class, and an offshore racer. Maya competed in the 2022 Newport Bermuda race as a member of Team Bitter End, the youngest all-female crew to complete the race. She is getting her Master’s degree in International Environmental Policy with a specialization in Ocean and Coastal Resource Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.


Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club