Yacht Name: Kestrel
Yacht Type: Sunfast 3300
Sail No: GBR6779R
Port of Origin: Hamble
Tilman Trophy: No
Simon Bamford - Skipper
Sailing experience includes several years skipper of a fully-crewed boat in RORC/JOG offshore races and 6 years helming a class racing J111 inshore in the Solent. This is his second season 2-handed offshore racing RORC/JOG in a Sun Fast 3300. As well as the 3 Peaks race, his season will include 2-handed RORC and the Fastnet race.
Simon is a RYA Yachtmaster qualified and will complete the RYA First Aid, RYA Basic Sea Survival and RYA/World Sailing Offshore Personal Survival courses before the start of the 3 Peaks race.
Robert Mills - Sailor
Sailing experience includes racing inshore and offshore on Arcona 410, J/111, Sunfast 3300, XOD, RS200, Firefly, 49er since 2014.
All positions including tactics, helm, trimming, bow.
Fastnet 2017, J/111 Worlds 2019.
Day Skipper qualification and First Aid trained.
Robert has run a few half marathons including Coastal Trail Series routes, currently training for triathlons up to Half Ironman distance
Douglas Wilkie: Runner
RYA Dayskipper, Royal Navy Marine Engineer, Powerboat Level 2, Marathon and Trail Runner
Oscar Hardy: Runner
Lover of fair-weather sailing in the Caribbean, but yet to experience sailing in other conditions.
Oscar is a marathon runner, having completed London several times, and enjoys hiking in the mountains of Wales, England and Scotland. Hopefully this race will bring those two pastimes together successfully.