Entrants

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    CAMINATA

    Hustler
    Hustler 36 (Modified)
    Sail No.
    BEL 4711
    Boat Length
    10.90
    Bert JanssenDouble-handed 022
    Started sailing with the Antwerp Sea Scouts. At 21 years bought a first boat (Carter Dingbat quarter tonner) together with my 2 brothers, then in 1996 we acquired a Berret half tonner and started the serious racing (Class President of the Half Ton Class Europe). In 2009 we bought a larger one-tonner (a Stephen Jones Oyster SJ41) and continued racing, winning a.o. a Round the Island Race, an Oyster Regatta in Cowes and the One Tonner Revival Races... Now it's time to broaden the horizon, and at my 50th birthday I decided that an AZAB was a better idea than a large motor bike, so here we come... in a 3/4 Tonner...
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    YENDA

    J boats
    109
    Sail No.
    7276
    Boat Length
    10.60
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    British Beagle

    Sigma
    Sigma 36
    Sail No.
    GBR3936
    Boat Length
    10.98
    Charles EmmettSingle-handed 077
    Charles is a seasoned Corinthian solo sailor, with more than 20,000 miles of offshore and ocean racing under his belt. Of his Sigma 36 'British Beagle' he says - 'Beagle maybe an older generation racer-cruiser which, like her owner, is a bit scruffy round the edges, with plenty of battle-scars, but it is a very well sorted boat, with a fantastic race pedigree. Charles and British Beagle finished 2nd in the 2013 Solo Trans-Atlantic Races (OSTAR); they were 2nd overall in the 2-handed class in the 2011 Fastnet race as well as finishing the 2017 edition; they have competed two Solo ‘Round the Rock’ races, finishing 3rd in class in 2016, when less than half the fleet made it round and 3rd again in the 2018 edition. In 2018 they finished 1st in IRC class 4 sailing 2-handed in the Sevenstars Round Britain and Ireland Race. As well as many other solo offshore race podiums, she has also won class in Falmouth week three times and was crowned ‘Top-Yacht’ in 2012. In the last edition of the AZAB Race, we had to retire after 24 hours with auto helm failure, but hope to do better this time!
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    Otaria

    Van Der Stadt
    Seal 36
    Sail No.
    GBR4082L
    Handicap
    0.896
    Boat Length
    11.1
    Chris CravenDouble-handed 040
    Born in Totnes, Devon. Joined Royal Marines after leaving school. Now MDof Westcountry Access Ltd and Marine Xped. Home port Dartmouth, Devon. When not on board can be found in The Dolphin in Dartmouth.
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    The Edge

    Nigel Irens Monotype 40
    12m trimaran
    Sail No.
    GBR3238M
    Boat Length
    12
    Chris BriggsDouble-handed 056
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Saphir

    Sweden Yachts
    340
    Sail No.
    GBR340N
    Boat Length
    10.4
    Chris DarbyshireDouble-handed 003
    Aged 66, married with two children and two grandsons. Currently dock master at Mylor Yacht Harbour, will be retiring just before the AZAB start. Been sailing since a boy and brought up reading about sailing adventures by Francis Chichester, Robin Knox Johnston and the like. The AZAB has been on my wish list for some time but the opportunity to take part has been elusive until now. Previous saling experience has been coastal cruising in the Channel and Irish waters and racing at local club level, up to national and world championships. Looking forward to the challenge of a long distance short handed ocean race.
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    Zulu Warrior

    Trident
    Warrior 40
    Sail No.
    GBR7577R
    Boat Length
    11.98
    Colin CampbellDouble-handed 021
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Wishful Thinking

    SHE
    36
    David KnowlerSingle-handed 065
    Born on island of Anglesey ,been around the coast majority of my life . Sailing 30 plus years . Sail single handed vast majority of the time , having said that a good vane gear , aries / windpilot / monitor etc somehow gives feeling of not being alone ! Live in west Pembrokeshire so fortunate in that regard . Wishful thinking has done a lot of ocean miles , mostly with another skipper however . Completed 2012 Jester azores challenge in my Achilles 840 , Aries equipped in pretty tough conditions , boat coped well with up to 46 knots of wind well with Aries at the helm . Looking forward to passage again .
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    Helen of Durgan

    Spirit 46
    spirit yacht
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Rainmaker

    Oyster
    Lightwave 395
    Sail No.
    GBR9029
    Boat Length
    11.99
    Donald MacdonaldSingle-handed 078
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Sunfish

    Sunfish
    Ebbtide 39 gaffer
    Duncan SkingleyDouble-handed 004
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Scherzo

    Bowman
    42
    Sail No.
    3422L
    Boat Length
    12.62
    Eddy CollierDouble-handed 049
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Snelle Vliet

    Grand Soleil
    Grand Solei 43 OT
    Sail No.
    bel 16500
    Handicap
    1.075
    Boat Length
    13 meter
    Emiel Van HemeldonckDouble-handed 067
    Family sailing in Holland starting from early childhoud in 1969, afterwards sailing international regattas in the 505 dinghie class, since the year 2000 the change to bigger boats and regular clubracing in Holland . 2 times participation in the Colin Archer race and now longing for the Ocean in the hope of long reaching legs on beautiful ocean waves... I will participate as a double hander : the 'AZ' regatta with my brother who joines me since very longtime and the second 'AB' regatta with my friend Jan Leemans.
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    Lazy Otter

    Rustler
    Rustler 36
    Ertan BeskardesSingle-handed 082
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Seahorse

    Halberg-Rassy
    34
    Sail No.
    GBR 4650L
    Boat Length
    10.3
    Francis DouglasDouble-handed 073
    I have sailed all my life in various boats, including a fair amount of short distance single-handed sailing. I cruised to Portugal and the Azores in 2018 and I am just seeing whether I can go a bit faster in 2019!
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    Saffier

    Contessa
    Contessa 32
    Boat Length
    9,75
    Govert RamselaarSingle-handed 031
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Falcon

    Baltic
    Baltic 48DP
    Sail No.
    NED 6800
    Boat Length
    14.95
    Ian WhittakerSingle-handed 072
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Dreamcatcher

    Jeaneau
    SO37
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Katisha

    Contessa
    32
    Sail No.
    CO664
    Boat Length
    9.6
    James MooreDouble-handed 048
    I am a GP living in SE Cornwall. I have been sailing since my university days. I have owned Katisha for 14 years having bought her to do the 2007 AZAB. Most of my sailing these days is short handed long distance races. I hope to improve on my performance in 2007! I am married to Helen and we have four grown up children.
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    Moonshadow

    Jeanneau
    Sun Odyssey 349
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Oyster Bay of Falmouth

    Oyster
    Oyster 435
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Juliette

    J Boats
    J105
    Sail No.
    GBR9405R
    Boat Length
    10.5
    Jeremy FreemanDouble-handed 047
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Jachoby

    Contessa
    35
    Sail No.
    GBR2376R
    Boat Length
    10.8
    John BidwellSingle-handed 043
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    GAYA

    Archambault
    A31
    Sail No.
    FRA 37997
    Boat Length
    9,60
    Julien LebasSingle-handed 081
    Start sailing offshore for 20 years now, with 1st trans Atlantic experience in 1996. Mini-Transat 6,50m circuit during 2 years, and many solo and double handed coastal races. Winner Solo Baie de Seine Championship in 2010 and 2011. IRC3 winner on the 2018 FastnetSolo.
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    NIRVANA

    Jeanneau
    Sunfast 3200
    Sail No.
    FRA43653
    Boat Length
    9.78
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Aliana

    Rustler
    Rustler42
    Sail No.
    GBR 3294L
    Boat Length
    12.81
    Mark SmithDouble-handed 069
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    BOANDARO

    Rival Bowman
    Bowman 48 CC
    Sail No.
    GBR4805T
    Boat Length
    14.7
    Martin WrightDouble-handed 075
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Walk On By

    Harley Racing Yachts Ltd
    Reflex 38
    Sail No.
    GBR7389R
    Boat Length
    11.58
    Martin Le GassickeDouble-handed 079
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Noon Hi

    Dehler
    36 CWS
    Sail No.
    GBR 9630
    Boat Length
    10.9
    Mel SharpDouble-handed 010
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Arethusa of Yealm

    Bowman
    Bowman 40
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Quivira 2

    Rustler
    Rustler 42
    Sail No.
    GBR 4636L
    Boat Length
    12.81
    Michael HornseyDouble-handed 054
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Dreamfyre

    Beneteau
    First 45
    Sail No.
    GBR45N
    Boat Length
    14.07
    Nick ThomasDouble-handed 006
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Blueberry

    Sparkman & Stephens
    S&S 34
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Fastrak XI

    Jeanneau
    Sun Fast 3200 R2
    Sail No.
    GBR6664R
    Handicap
    1.005
    Boat Length
    9.78
    Nigel ColleySingle-handed 007
    I race with SORC (Solo Offshore Racing Club) and I competed in the 2015 AZAB finishing 4th overall and 2nd solo boat overall. Other solo races have included the SORC Celtic Challenge, SORC Round the Rock (Fastnet Rock - solo) and Wolf Rock Race (winner 2017). Double-handed races have included the 2010 Round Britain & Ireland (2nd overall), 2011 North Sea 1000 (1st overall), Round Ireland, various Fastnet's, RORC and JOG races. I just love short-handed racing and the AZAB is a unique challenge with a fantastic social element.
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    Olli

    Jeanneau
    Sun Fast 3200
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Nutmeg

    Nicholson
    38
    Boat Length
    11.49
    Oliver HoldenDouble-handed 062
    Having sailed all my life in various boats, the AZAB has been on my radar for a long time. I currently race a Moth. I've owned Nutmeg, a Nic 38, for 12 years and did an Atlantic circuit on her in 08-09. Clearly a Nic 38 isn't going to win any speed prizes but I'll be happy to take part and complete the event.
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    Sanda Sund

    Sparkman and Stehpens
    S & S 30
    Sail No.
    11
    Boat Length
    9.04m
    Paul UngerSingle-handed 033
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Viking Lord

    Westerly
    Falcon 35
    Sail No.
    GBR 4842L
    Handicap
    Awaited
    Boat Length
    10.54m
    Paul McSorleyDouble-handed 059
    Mid 50’s from N. Ireland looking for an adventure. Full time NHS Anaesthetist and part time sailor. Married with 3 daughters. Over 30 yrs sailing - club racing, coastal cruising and a few blue water passages. Yachtmaster offshore and member International Association of Cape Horners. When not sailing also enjoy roaming, sea kayaking and craft beer. Aim to make it to the start line and to complete both legs.
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    Freshly Squeezed

    Current Marine
    TR36 Race
    Sail No.
    GBR01M
    Boat Length
    11
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Autarky

    Maxi
    38 Plus
    Sail No.
    GBR5970
    Handicap
    0.922
    Boat Length
    11.5
    Peter SharpDouble-handed 035
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Extrado Yachting

    Béneteau
    Figaro one
    Sail No.
    129
    Boat Length
    9.14
    Pierre GarocheSingle-handed 063
    Pierre GAROCHE - 53 Married - 2 children Manager of Extrado Yachting in Port la Forêt, south Brittany, sailing boat repairs and maintenance company. Skipper for deleveries and on charter boats for 14 years in Europe, Med, West Indies, Indian Ocean . Yacht charter base manager in FWI for 5 years. Keen on see again my old friend Zim "Garoupa" Medeiros in Sao Miguel !
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    Zephyrin

    Jeanneau
    Sunfast 3200
    Sail No.
    FRA39057
    Boat Length
    9.80
    Pierrick PenvenSingle-handed 039
    Researcher in oceanography - Owner of Zephyrin since 2013 - Several solo/double races: Transmanche en double 2016 & 2017 (1st), Pornic-Baiona-Pornic 2013 (2nd), Course des Iles 2014 (3rd) & 2017 (1st), La Sailtica 2014 (1st solo), Transquadra 2014-2015 (1st solo) - I am trilled to go back to the Azores after a memorable stop over in Horta in 2015 with Bill Caldwell.
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    Jangada

    JPK
    JPK1010
    Sail No.
    GBR958R
    Boat Length
    10.0
    Richard PalmerDouble-handed 012
    40,000nm yachting experience. 1st IRC2 and 2-handed RORC Transatlantic Race 2017. Winner of the RWYC Round Britain & Ireland Double Handed race in 2014. Has competing in eight RORC Fastnet races, the first time in 1991.
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    Jab Jab

    J/Boats
    J/105
    Sail No.
    GBR9926T
    Boat Length
    10.51
    Richard ChartDouble-handed 023
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    FURY

    Jeanneau
    Sun Fast 3200
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    eXehibitionist

    X Yachts
    X - 34
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Red Rock IV

    Admirals Cup Two Tonner
    Custom
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Milou

    Olle Enderlein
    OE32
    Boat Length
    9.89
    Rory HamiltonDouble-handed 055
    First offshore race, can't wait
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    Surprise

    Sweden Yachts
    390
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    Concise 2

    Class 40
    Akilaria 2
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    SHUNA

    WESTERLY
    OCEAN 33
    Sail No.
    GBR974R
    Boat Length
    10.15
    Stephen ThomasDouble-handed 029
    First competed in AZAB in 1987 coming 2nd in class and 3rd overall in Quilla, a Starlight half Tonner. Thoroughly enjoyed it and would have loved to have done it again but work and life restricted me to short offshore and regatta racing and two weeks summer cruising ! Now I finally can make the time. Helena (my wife) and I competed in the Yachting Monthly Channel Triangle in 2018 as part of our preparation and thoroughly enjoyed it. So here's looking forward to AZAB 32 years after my first attempt.
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    Spirit of Taranto

    Contessa
    Contessa 32
    Sail No.
    Grr
    Stuart CrassDouble-handed 068
    Awaiting entrants biography.
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    ONEIDA

    STRUCTURES
    Pogo 10.50
    Tangi RoumeurDouble-handed 037
    Born in Sept 1973 Work as Anesthesist nurse in emrgency ambulances (Samu) and Search and Rescue helicopter service. Specialized in Offshore rescue Sail since a few years. (trans Gascogne solo, trans English channel a few times a year) Duo and crew to local regatta and English channel crossing
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    Jurate

    Maxi
    1050S
    Sail No.
    GBR4748L
    Boat Length
    10.25
    Terry AshworthDouble-handed 061
    Terry and Matt,  a father & son team! I have been boating for over 40 years, enjoying power boating in the 70’s teaching Scouts water skills in the 80’s, and cruising with my family since the 90’s. Matt grew up in and around boats – we had Westerly Konsort (the “floating caravan”) and later a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 32 which we cruised around the C.I., Normandy and Brittany coasts. I have occasionally raced my cruising boats – primarily in the local passage races including the annual Guernsey – Jersey race. However, I have always wished to do a long distance trip. Matt has crewed round the cans on a J97 for a few years and he suggested we combine our aspirations and compete in the AZAB. We decided the Maxi 1050 is the ideal boat for the job.
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    Samaritan

    Southerly
    110
    Sail No.
    GBR4673L
    Handicap
    0.940
    Boat Length
    10.8
    Tim VaughanSingle-handed 051
    I've wanted to take part in the AZAB ever since buying my own boat some 10 years ago. I've crewed in the Rolex Fastnet, Middle Seas and other offshore races but mostly I cruise Samaritan shorthanded out of Dartmouth, Devon. Samaritan is no racer and I've done a lot of work so she meets the OSR requirements for the race. I recently took part in and completed the 2018 SoloFASTNET and am looking forward to next year's race.
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    Pride of Erin

    Pacific Seacraft
    Crealock 37 Cutter
    Sail No.
    276
    Boat Length
    11.25
    Tony IrwinSingle-handed 026
    I first learned to sail on the heavy dinghies that were on the Serpentine in Hyde Park in 1972 and have sailed ever since. I raced a Ruffian 23 for over a dozen years and have cruised the Irish Coast, the North Channel, Clyde and Hebrides for many years with my family in the summer and Belfast Lough on my own in the winter. I am proud to be a member of both the Royal Highland Yacht Club and the Irish Cruising Club. I look forward to racing to the Azores in a boat that was designed in the mid 1970s and built in the mid 1990s.
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    Je Vole

    Jeanneau
    sun fast 3200
    Sail No.
    GER 7525
    Boat Length
    9,79
    Udo SchallenbergDouble-handed 005
    Awaiting entrants biography.

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