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Team Toot Toot


YACHT NAME :      Toot Toot

Length:                 9.14m

Yacht Type:           Pogo 30

Hull Colour:           White

Draught:                1.8m

Sail No.:                 GBR 3030X

Country of Origin:  UK

Tilman Trophy:       No

Family Team:          No


Andy Hill – Skipper

Occupation: Company Director, Property Companies

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Nationality: British


Fully crewed round the cans racing in Solent since 1979. Double handed offshore racing in Quarter Tonner, J92, J105 since 1986. Fully crewed offshore racing in J92, J105, J111 and Pogo 30 since 1995.


Bruce Poll - Crew/Runner

Occupation:  Mountain Guide

Age: 45

Gender:  Male

Nationality:  British


British and International Mountain Guide (UIAGM) Podium Placings Mountain Marathons Elite Class Ramsay Round Bob Graham Regular Fell runner, International Ultras Life of mountains year round for 25 years Some biking Skipper Scottish Islands Peaks Race All-rounders, Podium Placings Scottish Series Sailing, Class racing West Highland Weeks Round Mull Races West Scotland Cruising


Vicky Poll – Crew/Runner


Age: 38

Gender: Female

Nationality: British


JOG race series sailor 5 years +

2 years double handed in JOG inshore and offshore race series

RORC Fastnet 2007

Double handed Hamble - La Trinite

Short handed, long distance delivery trips UK and Europe


Marathon runner

Regular fell runner

Mountain Marathon participant

Chris Coppellotti – Crew/Runner


Age:  Unknown

Gender:  ?

Nationality:  British


Running: Regular runner for last 35 years. Recently participated in a number of trail marathons e.g. Endurancelife Coastal Trail Series (2015-16), Trionium Surrey Hills (2015).

Cycling: Regular road cyclist for last 30 years. Occasional participant in sportives e.g. Fred Whitton, Dragon Race, Etape du Tour.

Mountain Experience: Rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering both in UK and European Alps.

Adventure Races: Regular participant in the OMM.

Sailing: Limited - sailed in Baltic (Stockholm archipelago), Greece and Croatia


Emma Vale - Crew/Runner

Occupation:  Creative Production

Age:  43

Gender:  Female

Nationality:  British


Volunteer  Watch Leader Tall Ships Youth Trust – Brig Stavros S Niarchos and Challenge Fleet

2006 – 2007; RORC seasons

2008 – present;  JOG offshore and inshore series

2013 Fastnet; 1st J111 to finish                                

2013; BNY Mellon Cowes – La Trinité – Cascais – 1st

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