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Southamption UOTC

YACHT NAME :      North Star

Length:                 12m

Yacht Type:           First 40.7

Hull Colour:           White

Draught:                2.4m

Sail No.:                 GBR 9368T

Country of Origin:  UK

Tilman Trophy:       Yes

Family Team:          No


George Jorgensen – Skipper

Occupation: Student - University of Southampton

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Nationality: British


Three Peaks Yacht Race in 2014 with Army Team, winning Tilman Trophy! Since then, have amassed thousands of miles racing offshore as far away as the Sydney Hobart in 2015.


James Toogood - Crew/Runner

Occupation:   Student - Southampton Solent University

Age: 19

Gender:  Male

Nationality:  British


I have always be keen on my Watersports but have only recently qualified as a dinghy instructor last summer, working in both Greece and Cyprus. After returning home for winter I gained my keelboat endorsement in the Solent as part of my university course in Adventure and outdoor management. I am now working towards competent crew for the race.


Beth Albon – Crew/Runner

Occupation:  Medical Student, University of Southampton

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Nationality: British


Keen distance runner – 50 mile Dusk ‘til Dawn Ultra Marathon, Man vs Horse,

EnduranceLife Coastal Trail series

Orienteer – regularly competes in Military League South - also competed in England, Scotland & Norway

Obstacle Course Racing – UK Champ in 2014

Sailing - Cowes Week 2013, 2014

Other: cycling, team sports (hockey and netball), kayaking marathon, outdoor swimming, bouldering, cross-country skiing and yoga


Training: Running, British Military Fitness, swimming, cycling, bouldering and yoga


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Nadir Wahab – Crew/Runner

Occupation:  Student - University of Southampton

Age:  20

Gender:  Male

Nationality:  British


Dinghy sailor for 10 years

2000nm yachting

Britain, channel Islands, France and North Sea


Kat Burleigh - Crew/Runner

Occupation:  Student - University of Southampton

Age:  21

Gender:  Female

Nationality:  British


~8000 nm including 2 offshore campaigns and 1 Fastnet and 5 Cowes weeks


Quotable Quotes; "Civvies in Uniform"

George Jorgensen Three Peaks Yacht Race 2016
James Toogood - Thre Peaks Yacht Race 2016
Beth Albon Three Peaks Yacht Race 2016
Nadir Wahab - Three Peaks Yacht Race 2016
Kat Burleigh Three Peaks Yacht Race 2016
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