Naomi grew up sailing on lakes in Quebec, Canada on lasers and on the family boat, a Mistral 16.
Naomi is a certified instructor for the United States Power Squadron and American Sailing Association (ASA 201). She has also completed ASA101 and ASA105. Her Squad is the Las Vegas Sail and Power Squadron, where she races on various boats on Lake Mead. She has chartered in the BVI and Antigua and has spent many summers sailing the Gulf Islands in British Columbia with her Dad. She has also, completed a passage from Norfolk to Bermuda with the Maryland School of Sailing.
Naomi is passionate about getting women out on the water and getting them empowered with boat maintenance and repairs. She is the founder and creator of www.boatluv.com and the youtube channel The Desert Sailor from boatLUV where she video blogs about climbing masts, racing and cruising on Lake Mead and beyond.
Naomi joined the Board of Directors as Secretary for the National Women's Foundation in 2022 and looks forward to helping the organization grow!