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Age: 30

Height: 5ft 10in/1.78m

Weight: 160lbs/73kg

Languages: English

Current employment: Rigging Specialist

Preferred positions: Tactician, main trim

Also comfortable doing: Jib trim, spinnaker trim, pit, navigator

Technical skills: Shore Crew, Rigging, Sailmaking, Electronics, Hydraulics, Composites/Boatbuilding, Coaching

Qualifications and certifications: Safety at Sea,

Degree in aerospace engineering 

NAUI diving  certified

Interests: one design/keelboats, match racing, offshore, High performance/foiling, IRC/big boat racing, maxis/superyachts

Career highlightsShore Crew Vestas 11th Hour Racing

1st in class RORC Transatlantic Race and 16000+ nautical miles

3rd US Match Racing Championship as Helm

3rd Atlantic Cup Inshore Series on  Oakcliff Class 40

World Match Racing Tour 

3rd Place M32 Series Bermuda

How has Oakcliff helped you in my development:

Oakcliff gave me the opportunity to learn and grow with both my technical skills and sailing.  Everyday is a new learning experience and it is great to be able to learn and coach with so many young and motivated sailors.

Chris Kennedy

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