10th
Dec
2012

Matt Brooks has over 50 years of sailing experience

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Matt Brooks has over 50 years of sailing experience and continues to push the limits by entering his newly restored old yacht in the races she won in her prime.

6th
Dec
2012

National record of speed over a recognized course

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Another record set by William Mathews Brooks and his flight crew in 2006 was the national record of speed over a recognized course.

2nd
Dec
2012

Matt Brooks was recently award the AMGA Lifetime Achievement Award

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To honor his achievements and contributions to the sport of mountaineering, Matt Brooks was recently award the AMGA Lifetime Achievement Award.

28th
Nov
2012

William Mathews Brooks exclusively restored the 82 year old yacht Dorade

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William Mathews Brooks exclusively restored the 82 year old yacht Dorade using Joe Loughborough’s yard in Newport, Rhode Island and over 30 shipwrights.

24th
Nov
2012

Matt Brooks recently sailed the Lucie to victory in the 6 Meter International World Cup

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Matt Brooks recently sailed the Lucie to victory in the 6 Meter International World Cup and 6 Meter European Championship.

20th
Nov
2012

Matt Brooks Outdoor Enthusiast

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Matt Brooks of San Francisco, California has spent time on both coasts, but has generally settled in his native California where he raced sailboats as a boy and went on his first solo flight. William Mathews Brooks is an outdoor enthusiast through and through with his primary areas of interest being sailing, mountaineering and flying. His dedication to mountaineering led him to form the small company Brooks-Range in 1995.

Aviation

Matt Brooks’ main airplane is a retrofitted Citation business jet and he has set several world records while flying it. He holds the record time for a westward circumnavigation of the globe and a westward flight across the United States. In 2006, William Mathews Brooks set distance and speed records for the weight class of his aircraft, including a transcontinental speed record for flight across the United States. His average speed was 413 knots versus the old speed of 375.

Sailing

Matt Brooks has been sailing from an early age in San Francisco Bay. His first major racing yacht was the Quarter Pounder, a ¼ Class racing sloop. He was also the owner and skipper of Coronado 25 Sloop, Way To Go. Most recently he has restored a couple of old yachts. The Dorade is a 52’ Classic S&S Yawl that was exclusively restored on the east coast. He is also the owner and skipper of Lucie, a Classic 6 Metre yacht and from roughly the same era as the Dorade.

Community Links

Active in the communities he is involved in, Matt Brooks belongs to several organizations, including charities. He is a member of three yacht clubs, a long-time member of the American Mountain Guides Association and holds trustee positions at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum and International Yacht Restoration School.

Additional Resources:

William Mathews Brooks :: Listed on Corp Tower.com

William Mathews Brooks :: Article on Market Index.com

William Mathews Brooks :: Information on Data Incs.com

William Mathews Brooks :: Article on Companyblitz.com

William Mathews Brooks :: Listed on The Info Company.com