Sailing Report

Wild Spirit 3 Peaks team announced

Wild Spirit 3 Peaks Yacht Race team
We have a Sun Fast 37 from Irish Offshore Sailing for this race so Wild Spirit can enter the Round the Island race.
In its 40th year the 3 Peaks YR is considered one of the toughest adventure challenges in the World. Paul co-skippered to first in IRC (handicap system) with Geoff West and Gary Clayton in 2015 and won class again in 2016.
3-peaks-cups-2016
Paul Jackson (centre above)is joined by John Williams who was their Navigator when they won Division on Helsal3 in the 2016 Sydney to Hobart. The 3rd sailor is Tom Lowrie who successfully races his own yacht in the North east and we are grateful to Lowrie foods for their Sponsorship.
3 PYR shelf + Alex
Wild Spirit’s 2 runners are both former ‘King of the Mountains’. Shelf (Stuart Walker) (right above) from Sheffield who has also completed a Fastnet and Caribbean 600 with Paul is joined by Hugh Aggleton ‘ his Fell running success includes representing Wales internationally on numerous occasions, being Welsh Open Fell Running Champion in 2015 plus first man in the Man Vs Horse Race on two occasions.

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