Captain Harry Sprague IV: Captain SSV Makani Olu

Captain Sprague has been sailing in and around the Hawaiian Islands for over 30 years and since 1996 has held a USCG Merchant Mariner, Master 100 tons, with Sail Endorsement license.

He is a former member of the University of Hawai`i Sailing Team and has been a sailing instructor at the Waikiki Yacht Club, Le Jardin Garden Academy and the Marine Corps Base Hawaii where he was also Aquatics Director. In 2008 he became Master aboard the SSV Makani Olu and was named Mariner of the Year in Education by the Navy League of the United States, Honolulu Council in 2011.

He is a certified US Sailing Association Instructor and Red Cross certified Life Guard Instructor.

Captain Sprague is an active sailor, body surfer, and water polo coach and proud father of two sons, one a graduate of the California Maritime Academy.