Trey Ritter has raced sailboats all of his adult life. He started sailing in the late 1960’s on small one designs in Wilmette Harbor Illinois. In the early 1970’s his family owned a PT-22 and a San Juan 24, which they raced, under PHRF. Trey started working in the Sailboat business in the mid 1970’s at a C&C Yachts dealer, raced IOR ½, ¾ and 1 Ton yachts. He spent one winter in Ohio building a Graham and Schlageter ½ ton 30-foot racer and raced the boat in Chicago for the next season. He has raced a variety of other monohull racing/crusing boats. He has participated in the SORC and in several Chicago-Mackinac events. He is an ‘Old Goat’ with more the 25 Chicago to Mackinac races. His handicapping experience began with multihulls over 15 years ago.
In the late 70’s Trey started selling cruising and racing sailboats. He began racing and vending multihulls in the early 1990's and became widely known for his expertise in handicapping these craft. He became the Chairman of the Farrier Class Association ratings committee that handicapped the National championships in the mid 1990’s. He chaired the handicapping committee when the Corsair Trimaran Association started sponsoring the National Championships in the early 2000’s and continues as its Chair. In the mid 90's Trey became a member of the USPHRF Committee bringing his multihull experience to that body. He currently races a Corsair F-28R Trimaran and a Chris White 44.