6. Mystery 11 of Meon
YACHT NAME : Mystery 11 of Meon
Yacht Type: Bermudian Cutter
IRC Rating: 0.843
Hull Colour: Cream
Sail No.: 321
Country of Origin: UK
Tilman Trophy: Yes
Family Team: No
Les Parsons – Skipper
60 years’ experience. Cape Horn to Arctic Canada including the North West Passage. Yachtmaster Instructor Examiner, Ex Menai Straits Sailing School Proprietor
Gregory Paul Parsons
Occupation: Project Manager
Extensive mountaineering in the UK and across the world in the higher altitude ranges up to 7500m.
Mountain running for many years in the UK as part of organised events and socially.
Extensive knowledge of the peaks in the race and surrounding areas with strong mountain navigation skills.
Sailed with my father from childhood up to present day in UK waters and in the high latitudes. Also part of a sailing / mountaineering expedition in Tierro Del Fuego, South America.
Occupation: Research Consultant
KIMM on several occasions. Various UK fell races. Tour Divide Mountain Bike Race. Paris-Brest-Paris Bicycle Race. Walking, running and climbing trips to various mountain ranges in the UK and beyond: Alps, Pyrenees, Greece, Iran, Zanskar, Sikkim.
A practical hands on man, always up for a challenge and adventure. Extensive running, sailing and cycling experience.
Owned Mystery 11 of Meon for 4 years. Sailed at Panerai Classic Yacht Regattas. Enjoys exploration and adventure.