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SKIPPER

Jan Ridd

AGE

51

NATIONALITY

GB

OVERVIEW

Jan is a seasoned sailor and a long term Clipper Race training skipper who also lead a team around the world in the 2009-10 edition of the race taking Cape Breton – Nova Scotia’s Masterpiece to a podium finish in third place overall. Late last year he skippered the delivery of a Clipper 68 from the UK to Australia, where it is now based at the company’s new training base in Sydney.

BIOGRAPHY

Ridd is a seasoned sailor and a long term Clipper Race training skipper who also lead a team around the world in the 2009-10 edition of the race taking Cape Breton – Nova Scotia’s Masterpiece to a podium finish in third place overall. Late last year he skippered the delivery of a Clipper 68 from the UK to Australia, where it is now based at the company’s new training base in Sydney.