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                                                   Team Excellence


YACHT NAME :      Excellence II of Dart

Length:                 17.2m

Yacht Type:           Bermudan Sloop

Hull Colour:           Navy Blue

Draught:                2.2m

Sail No.:                 GBR 5758

Country of Origin:  UK

Tilman Trophy:       Yes

Family Team:          No


Peter Coxon – Skipper

Occupation: Consultant Psychologist

Age: 63

Gender: Male

Nationality: British


Yachtmaster, 3 Atlantic crossings as skipper

Sailing from 7 years of age

A Swallow rather than an Amazon

Experiencing northern waters as a change from The Med and

Caribbean – might need to buy new thermals?


Neil Harper - Crew/Runner

Occupation: Marketing Director - Electronics & Lighting Company


Gender: Male

Nationality: British


10000 miles as crew and watch leader in North Atlantic and Med.

25 years as skipper of round the cans racers in Plymouth- we even win sometimes if we get to the start on time!


Mike Travers – Crew/Runner

Occupation: Experiential Marketing Consultant

Age: 53

Gender: Male

Nationality: British


Grew up in the village of Dittisham (though originally an Islander from Guernsey),

on the edge of the River Dart where I developed a love of messing around on the

water -  I joining this adventure in memory of two great sailors of the Dart : Geoff

Dormer who inspired me to venture onto the water and Fraser Hawkins who

introduced me to voyaging on the open sea and with whom I enjoyed many years

of sailing.

Henry Salmon – Crew/Runner

Occupation: Builder

Age:  21

Gender: Male

Nationality: British


Took up sailing last year.

More experienced and alive running on the hills of  South Dartmoor.


Rupert Kempley - Crew/Runner

Occupation:  Builder

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Nationality:  British


Innumerable : OMMs Kimms Lamms Fellsmans Manx MM  Ultramarathons etc 

Most recently 8th in the Trail Events Brecons Ultra


"They say ‘To travel hopefully is better than to arrive’. Us older ones are looking forward to arriving and then resting hopefully whilst we await the  return of our runners!"



Team Excellence - Three Peaks Yacht Race 2016
Peter Coxon - Three Peaks Yacht Race 2016
Mike Travers - Three Peaks Yacht Race 2016
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