1. Herbie Rides Again
Yacht Name: Herbie
Yacht Type: Beneteau First 31.7
IRC Rating: 0.940
Hull Colour: White
Sail No: 6601T
Port of Origin: St Mawes
Tilman Trophy: No
Tim Whitaker – Skipper
Raced in Falmouth Week and club racing for many years.
Crewed in the 2012 3PYR as part of Team "Brioche Boys" and did the Scafell Pike Leg. Skippered "Be and the Bros" in the 2021 3PYR.
Ollie Grogono – Runner/Sailor
Avid endurance athlete and keen sailor! BUCS Match Racing champion 2017 with Exeter University Sailing Team.
Andrew Whitaker: Sailor
Occupation: Property Advisor
Sailed dinghies from 12, moved to windsurfing and then back to dinghies and then bigger boats. Raced mainly across the south coast, from Cowes, Dartmouth and Falmouth week with varying degrees of success!
Hardest fought winning series was in Herbie, winning the class in Falmouth Week in 2018 with the skipper and brother, Tim. Competed in the 2021 3 PYR.
Jeremy Grogono: Sailor
Extensive sailing experience as an offshore racing competitor
previous Mini Transat, Fastnet participator
ex-miltary offshore skipper
Youth sailing racing coach
Freddie Grogono - Runner/Sailor
Enthusiastic sailor and runner who is looking to do his first sailing endurance race combining the two. National Junior Optimist Champion in 2010.
"Pain is temporary, glory lasts forever."