Crew Member Listing: Chris Sheldon

Name Chris Sheldon
Position(s) Crew
Off-Shore Races more than 5
Available for Prep? Yes
Available for Return? Yes
ISAF Classification Don't Know

Chris’s sailing experience began with family cruises in the 24-foot George Stadel-designed North Star and the 32-foot Int’l 500 Freydis, and in his Sunfish and Haven 12.5 Quetenis.
His offshore experience began with a return delivery from Bermuda in the Swan 45 Goombay Smash in 2002. He participated in Brest 2000, a quadrennial regatta and rendezvous for traditional ships and yachts in Brest, France, sailing a 20-foot gaff-rigged Breton fishing boat/yacht Raku from L’Aberrache, Brittany, to Brest and return to Roscoff, Brittany, in the English Channel.
He delivered the 95-foot Camper and Nicholson Ed Dubois-designed Calabuig to Bermuda from Bristol, RI, in 2007.
In 2010-11 he participated in the Clipper Round the World Race, which follows a route similar to that of the Volvo Ocean Race in 68-foot Ed Dubois one-design cutters, with major legs LaRochelle to Rio, Rio to Capetown, Capetown to Geraldton, Australia, Geraldton to Bantam, Indonesia, Singapore to Qingdao, China, Qingdao to San Francisco, San Francisco to Jamaica, Jamaica to New York, New York to Sydney, Nova Scotia and Sydney to Netherlands. His yacht, the California, was rolled and dismasted on the Pacific leg.
He currently races his J-24 Invictus in the Newport Fleet 50, as well as the Newport frostbite Laser series.
He lives in Newport.

Phone 401-864-8557
Profile Last Updated May 5, 2014

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