Barry Wood grew up on the water in Long Beach sailing Sabots, Skimmers, Lido 14’s and was very active in sailboat racing. His father, Harry Wood was a famous sailboat champion in different classes. Barry started selling Columbia Sailboats with Duncan McIntosh and then with Eddie Arnold selling Islanders, Macgregors and brokerage boats. Barry had his own brokerage office in Newport. He and his wife Sheila worked for H & S Yachts in Newport for 18 years and was the project manager for the Macgregor line and at one time was delivering 4 boats a month. Barry is a former Long Beach Lifeguard and a very active alumni. He was on the boat that won the Long Beach Yacht Clubs Hero Regatta in 2014 against 12 other teams. He is a US Army Veteran with a Purple Heart. Barry enjoys fishing on his Boston Whaler and in Baja, Mexico and has cruised sailboats with his family in the Virgin Islands, Mexico and Tahiti. He is avid sailboat racer with numerous championships. He has been a licensed Yacht broker and salesman for over 50 years and has long relationships with his clients he has served.