Chris Harmsen

Chris Harmsens sailing career, like so my Hobart boys,  started at the Sandy Bay Sailing Club. His sailing highlights include:

  • 1977 International Cadet dinghy club champion Sandy Bay Sailing Club
  • 1978 470 State Champion
  • 1978 Laser State Champion  & Aust Youth Champion
  • Prince Phillip Cup 1981 winner  on Tahune as main sheet hand
  • Melbourne to Hobart 1982 winner on Solandra with Esky
  • Admirals Cup 1985 on Intrigue with Don Calvert
  • 14 metre Worlds in Sweden on Kookaburra winner in 1988
  • Since 2001 Chris has sailed with great distinction on Another Duchess and Wild Oats X & X1 with Mark Richards, winning  line honours almost everywhere.

These are a few highlights in Chris Harmsen’s  stellar sailing career.