Monday, December 14, 2009

Who does the buttons on your boat?



ICAP Leopard, the 100ft super-maxi racing yacht owned by Helical Bar PLC chief executive Mike Slade, will be on start line December 26th for the Rolex Sydney-Hobart race. If you are curious about what it takes to run a maxi, here is the crew list for the race. I particularly like the 'Buttons' position:

BOW 1 - ZANE GILLS
BOW 2 - JUSTIN SLATTERY
BOW 3 - ROB WADDELL
BOW / TRIM CO -ORDINATOR - NIPPER SALTER
MAST - JOSH CLARK
MAST - DYLAN CLARKE
MAST - VOLKAN DIKMEN
PIT - KELVIN RAWLINGS
PIT - TIM SELLARS
PIT - JIM TURNER
TRIMMER - JEZ ELLIOT
TRIMMER / CREW COORD - JASON CARRINGTON
TRIMMER - BOB WYLIE
TRIMMER - TIM BURNELL
WATCH CAPTAIN / MAINSHEET - MARK THOMAS
HELM / TACTICS - RAY DAVIES
SKIPPER / HELM - MIKE SLADE
WATCH CAPTAIN / RUNNER - BRAD JACKSON
RUNNER / NAV - JULES SALTER
BOAT CAPTAIN / BUTTONS / HELM - CHRIS SHERLOCK
RUNNER / NAV - HUGH AGNEW
WATCH CAPTAIN - ROB GREENHALGH
TRAVELLER - HUGO SLADE

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