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1. Herbie Rides Again

Yacht Name:            Herbie

Length:                    31.7'

Yacht Type:             Beneteau First 31.7

IRC Rating:              0.940

Hull Colour:            White

Draught:                 I.8m

Sail No:                   6601T

Port of Origin:         St Mawes 

Tilman Trophy:       No

Tim Whitaker – Skipper

Occupation: Hotelier

Age: 58

Gender: Male

Nationality: British

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

Occupation: 

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Nationality: British

Avid endurance athlete and keen sailor! BUCS Match Racing champion 2017 with Exeter University Sailing Team.

Andrew Whitaker:  Sailor

Occupation: Property Advisor

Age: 54

Gender: Male

Nationality: British

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

Occupation: 

Age: 58

Gender: Male

Nationality: British

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

Occupation: 

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Nationality: British

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."

Herbie at St Anthony Head
Tim Whitaker
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