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Darren Shipard

DOB: Not Available 
Time in Australia: born there 
Prefered Position(s): Skipper/tactician 
Notable Achievements: skippered Barclay Capital entry to overall regatta victory in City Sailing Championships, Toulon France 2003;Member of the victorious Yendys crew in the '96 Sydney to Hobart;Skippered Loreto to third place in Kings Cup Thailand;Survived a dunking in the Solent 8 minutes before the start of a Cowes week race 

Sailing Experience

  • Sydney to Hobart - Crew
  • '92,'95,'96,'97
  • OD 35 U.S National Championship series inc. Verve Cup
  • NOOD's Chicago -crew
  • Chicago - Mackinac Race - crew - 2000
  • J105 Chicago Yacht Club season 2001
  • Antigua Race week - Skipper 2000
  • Cowes Race week - Skipper - 2001
  • Kings Cup Thailand - Skipper - 2002
  • Les Voiles De St Tropez - Skipper 2003
  • Ibiza -Mallorca passage and circumnavigation - Skipper 2003
  • City Sailing Championships - Ille Des Imbiez, France - Skipper 2003
  • St Maarten Heienken Regatta - Skipper - 2004

Defining EA Moments

  • It has to be Chris Daniels speech at Antigua race week awards night when he took the microphone from Larry Ellison and totally stole the show. His consistency in thanking the unthanked - the race committee mainly - makes the EA's a refreshing presence at these regattas..