Chris is a Rigger and Shipwright and a professional yachtsman who was the Operations Manager for the Kookaburra Challenge program for eight years. He has been the Operations Manager of Farr 40 campaigns. Chris was involved with the refitting and race preparation of the Swan 45 Joe, Reichel Pugh 60 Wild Oats to Wild Joe, Farr 40 Black Snake and regatta preparation for Wild Oats X & XI, Wild Joe and Loki. He was also the racing helsman on Wild Jo (Reichel / Pugh 60) and more recently joint helmsman on Wild Oats XI. Chris skippered the Northshore Marine Melges 24 to victory at the 2013 Australian M24 Championships.
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