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Team Burning Daylight


Length:                 35’

Yacht Type:           Beneteau First 35

Hull Colour:           White

Draught:                1.9m

Sail No.:                 GBR 3795T

Country of Origin:  UK

Tilman Trophy:       No

Family Team:          No


Bob Liddell – Skipper

Occupation: Retired Headteacher

Age:      70

Gender: Male

Nationality: British


Scottish Islands Peak Race x2

Cruising over many years West Coast from  St.Kilda to Biscay

Delivery trips in Med.

Currently boat sharing in Greece

RYA/DoT Coastal Skipper

Sea Survival Course, RYA  Ocean Shorebased course

45 years in Mountain Rescue


Crew – Richard Greenwood

Occupation:   Chartered Engineer

Age:   47

Gender:  Male

Nationality:  British


Yachtmaster Theory

Day Skipper

Coastal Skipper Practical Course

10 years dinghy racing

7 years single handed sailing own Etap 22i Irish Sea and Firth of Clyde


Mike Park – Crew

Occupation:  Land Surveyor

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Nationality: British


Day Skipper – non tidal waters

RYA National Powerboat Certificate Level 2


Flotilla Sailing in Med 2 weeks x 2

Coastal Sailing English Channel 1 week

Tall Ships – STA Malcolm Miller Dundee to Norway

Bob Graham Round – Summer 1 x clockwise, 1 x anticlockwise, 1 x midwinter

Skye bottom to top, Kintail Ridges left and right, Lakeland Classics 24hr Challenge, Lakeland 10.

Cockermouth MRT 32years . Currently Team Leader.

Cycling Proficiency

Swimming Certificate – 1length with tail wind

Mrs Beaton’s farmhouse yachting galley chef certificate 2nd class

Common knot tying proficiency (daylight only)

Identification of oars certificate


Andrew Graham – Runner

Occupation:  Chartered Surveyor

Age:  47

Gender:  Male

Nationality:  British


Multiple mountain races and marathons in UK

Bob Graham x3: summer x2 winter x 1

Mountain Rescue 19 years

Dinghy sailing award level 1 & 2


Neil Connolly – Runner

Occupation:  Outdoor Tutor

Age:  41

Gender:  Male

Nationality:  British


Numerous Mountain Marathons

20 years as Outdoor Instructor

7 years on Mountain Rescue


Quotable Quote


"Zip up your man suit, put your game face on, we're burning daylight!"

"You wont need your packed lunch but you will need your head torch".

Team Burning Daylight Three Peaks Yacht Race 2015
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