A Brief History pre 2001


Photo’s:

Three of the Yachts that I sailed in my early day’s as a “nipper”

Too the left - “Nirvana” 1980‘s 80’ maxi, record holding boat, Newport - Bermuda, South China Sea and the holder of the fastnet race. Fast for her time and as I remember it still quick!

Top Right - “NCB Ireland” as she was in the whitbread round the world race, as “Athena” I crewed her from southampton to Greece.

Bottom right - “PK Boo II” Refit in HYS southampton and first mate on the delivery to Monaco.

A BRIEF HISTORY PRE 2001

22 DECEMBER 1999

08/2000 - Skipper Najad 30' rib "Truant" at Cowes Week for United Airlines, support and chase boat, media team

2000 to 2002 - First Mate on Princess 51' "Geoco" Solent charter boat

1998 to 2000 - Worked for "Northwoods" merchant navy dredging aggregates.

10/1997 - Skipper with owner Princess 48' "Geoco" Kinsale to Plymouth.

1997 - First mate on Princess 48' "Geoco" Solent charter boat

09/1997 - First Mate on "P.K.Boo" 87' Cutter sailing vessel Southampton to Monaco.

Winter /1997 - Refit on P.K.Boo with Roger Pimm Yacht Management

08/1997 - Skippered Nicholson 50' "Navy Blue III" Dartmouth to Hamble.

09/1996 - Skippered Beneteau 45' "Sound Decision" Torquay to Lymington.

08/1996 - Skippered first sailing boat a Westerly 35' "Southern Spirit" Eastbourne to Hamble.

1995 - Gained Day Skippers and Yachtmaster Offshore sailing vessel with commercial endorsement.

1994 - through to 1998 - worked for Roger Pimm Yacht Management.

1993 - Crew on “Nirvana” 80’ Maxi sailing boat (East Coast USA, home port of Newport Rhode Island, several trips to Boston. Delivery from Newport via New York – Chesapeake - Delaware to Fort Lauderdale)

1992 - Crew on “Athena” 80’ Maxi sailing boat (Ex. NCB Ireland Round

the World yacht, crew on delivery from UK to Greece)

1990 - Crew on “Shere Kahn” 70’ Ketch Sailing Boat (Crew in the Med)

1990 - Crew on “Ile Fladente” 130’ Motor Boat (Crew in the Med)

1989 - Crew on “Maid of Unst II” 44’ Swan Sailing Boat (Crew for transatlantic crossing)

1989 - Crew on “Blue Chip Star” 98’ Motor Boat (Charter crew in the Med)

1988 - Crew “Karlmasse” 68’ Motor Boat (Charter crew in the Med)

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