Rob Douglas, son of Captain Robert S. Douglas, is CEO of Martha’s Vineyard-based The Black Dog Tavern Company, Inc., a privately held, multi-channeled clothing and restaurant brand. Rob graduated from Eckerd College with a B.A. in Political Science in 1995. Rob earned his multi-engine commercial pilot’s license in 1997 and was a Flight Engineer on DC-8’s for Fine Airlines, a Miami-based international cargo company.
Rob enjoys surfing, fishing, and shooting sports. Currently the fastest sailor in American history, Rob has set two outright world speed sailing records, won two kitesurfing speed world championships and seven American speed sailing records.
Rob Douglas is undefeated in international kitesurfing speed competitions since 2011 and has won the Mondial du Vent speed event three years in a row, and the North American Speed Sailing Invitational five years in a row.