Jeff Dorfman is Founder and Commodore of Rye Yacht Club in Rye, NY, a waterfront suburb of NYC. He is Publisher of SuperYachtDesigner.org and PowerBoatDesigner.org. Jeff was an early internet entrepreneur who was generating over 100 million ad impressions a year. He is a retired NYC doctor and professor. Jeff currently focuses on intellectual property and venture capital in Brickell, Miami.

Jeff has owned more than a half-dozen boats over 25-years. These include powerboats, a 23’ Seaward winged-keel sailboat, a motorized rowboat for exercise, and various dinghies. The powerboats owned include a 60 mph Formula speedboat, a classic Chris Craft 33’ Express Cruiser, one of the first new Azimuts entering the U.S. in 1999, and a meticulously restored 50’ Viking Princess motoryacht that he sold in 2020. The latter restoration got the attention & personal assistance of the President of Volvo Penta Americas.

Jeff shares with Eric a profound interest in marine engineering.

Contact: sailing@ryeyc.org

Eric Sorensen and Jeff Dorfman aboard JAWS II