SAILOR AND LIFEBOAT CREW
Racing, Cruising and RNLI Crew
A passionate and experienced offshore yacht racer, Ed competed in his 9th Rolex Fastnet Race in July 2023, navigating, Eve, a Swan 65 and winning the RORC Bowl.
He has raced a wide range of yachts inshore and offshore as skipper, tactician and navigator in many different classes, from small sports boats to larger yachts in the UK, Caribbean and Mediterranean.
He is an RYA Yachtmaster and Advanced Powerboat skipper.
Ed was the founder of the Night Owl racing syndicate, and was 12th to the Rock in the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race, 10th in IRC2 in the 2011 Fastnet, and overall winner of the JOG Offshore Series in 2009, with line honours wins in many Cross Channel Races, including twice in races to Guernsey.
He competed for the UK team in the Gay Games in Paris.
Ed is also an active RNLI lifeboat crew member, serving on the Thames Lifeboats where he has served since 2002.