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Alex Bennett’s sailing highlights:

  • 2011  AUTHOR OF THE BOOK : HIGH SEAS, HIGH STAKES.
  • 2010 SHETLAND ROUND BRITAIN & IRELAND RACE – 3rd overall
  • 2008 ARTEMIS TRANSAT RACE SOLO ACROSS NORTH ATLANTIC
  • 2006 / 2007 PROJECT MANAGED CONSTRUCTION OF CLASS 40 RACING YACHT
  • 2005 ORYX QUEST – ROUND THE WORLD RACE - 120′ MAXI CAT CHEYENNE
  • 2004 MINI CUP – MINI 6.50 CIRCUIT: 2ND OVERALL
  • 2001 TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE RACE 4000 MILES LE HAVRE – SALVADOR BRAZIL: 1ST – CURRENT COURSE RECORD HOLDER – open 50 class.
  • 2001 BRIXHAM TO SANTANDER TWO HANDED RACE – SET NEW COURSE RECORD: 1ST OVERALL
  • 2000 INVITED TO JOIN PETE GOSS & TEAM PHILIPS PROJECT: WORLDS LARGEST RACING CATAMARAN.
  • 1999 INTERNATIONAL MINI TRANSAT RACE – 4000 MILES SOLO: FRANCE – GUADELOUPE CARRIBEAN: 5TH OVERALL OUT OF 80.
  • 1998 INTERNATIONAL TWO HANDED ROUND BRITIAN RACE – YOUNGEST TEAM TO EVER COMPLETE RACE - :3RD IN CLASS
  • 1995  ESTABLISHED YOUTH TEAM TO COMPETE IN FASTNET RACE – AVERAGE AGE 17 YEARS :2ND IN CLASS
  • 1995 BOSS EUROCUP – SKIFF SAILING CHAMPIONSHIP REGATTA ITALY :2ND OVERALL
  • 1994 FIRST ATLANTIC OCEAN CROSSING
  • 1992 HARTLEPOOL RENASSIANCE ROUND BRITAIN RACE