Recent sailing....

Paradox,  Nigel Irens, 63ft trimaran

Captain / Skipper

 

Completed over 60,000nm delievies,cruising and racing since Jan 2014.

Great fully carbon trimaran Paradox. Built in Lorient, France. "She's a cruising weapon but now fitted with a turbo mode with the foils and big bow sprit".

Prepared Paradox and competed 2 Caribbean race programs and the TR15 race program 

 

Race Results

1st - Caribbean 600 2018 (Line honours)

2nd - Caribbean 600 2015

2nd - Voiles de St Barths 2015

1st - Transatlantic Race 2015

1st - Fastnet Race 2015

1st - Middle Sea Race 2015

Cruising 

- Mediterranean 2016

- Grenada, Grenadines, Windward, Leeward Caribbean 2016/17

- New England, Maine, Nova Scotia 2017

- Sea of Cortez, Mexico, Feb 2019

MOD70, Team Concise 10 and Powerplay​

Trimmer / Pit Crew

2018 Powerplay:

 - Middle Sea Race 

 

2016 Concise 10:

 - Round Barbados regatta January

 - RORC Myth of Malham, May

 - Morgan Cup

 - Round Ireland

 - Cowes - Dinard/St Malo

 - ële d'Ouessant Race 

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MOD70, Phaedo 3

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Trimmer / Pit. 

 

Round St Barths regatta and record. January 1st 2016 

 

Record 1h 5mins.

MOD70, Orion Racing

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Pit, Bow and grinder onboard the 70ft trimaran in California for racing, training and deliveries.

Extreme 40, Smart Recruiters.

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Rcaing on sanfrisisco bay

l'Hydroptere

 

Electronics/Data Software specialist, Pit/Trim and helm for transpac record attempt.

 

2013/2014:

US training and PR for Pacific crossing record attempt (San Fransisco and LA)

2011/2012: 

France blasting around the Mediterranean and Northern Brittany.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Vestas Sail Rocket 2​​

 

World record attempt Walvis bay,Namibia. 

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Kiote project, Kiteboat.

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Seatrials testing of a bread of kiteboats designed by George Dadd.

Vestas Sail Rocket 1.

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Record attempt Walvis Bay, Namibia

SIG 45, Lebretton Yachts.

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Seatrials testing of the new carbon catamaran in Italy.

Alien, 36ft catamaran rebuild.

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I undertook the rebuild of a David Alan Williams designed, Green Marine built catamaran Alien alone during university.

 

I began work on alien during university on a mission to completely reconstruct the cross beams, solid trampoline deck and most importantly the mast support.

 

Unfortunately for me I am the type of person that like’s to do things myself, so I got stuck into tackling the rebuild alone. Half way through the project, mid summer, covered in carbon dust, dripping in sweat and epoxy, and with tan lines from my dust mask, I admit I thought I’d gone down the wrong route going solo.

 

A slightly underestimated year and six months later after some serious hard work, including lots of unexpected angle grinding, hull and center board repairs, I finally managed to raise the mast in July 2006. The big launch day came on 12th August 2006 it was amazing. 

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Raider 30.

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Racing in the UK.

1st place in Cowes week

2nd place in Cowes - St Malo

Windjet, Kiteboat.

 

Helped Richard Jenkins trial his new designed craft for breaking the water speed record in Weymouth,UK.

 

http://www.windjet.co.uk

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