The Yachts

PSP Logistics

The helm of PSP Logistics has been taken over by Matt Mitchell who previously skippered Mission Performance in the 2013 race and Clipper Telemed+ in 2015. With her previous skipper, Roy Taylor, this boat began the Clipper Race strongly, finishing third overall in Leg 1. On Leg 2 she collided with a whale, damaging the starboard rudder. Crew are looking to improve on the 2015 Sydney Hobart results, when as Qingdao, the boat finished 10th in the Clipper Division and 54th overall. Also raced as PSP Logistics in the 2013 Hobart, placing 63rd overall for sixth in the Clipper division. Crew includes retired air traffic controller, David Wilson from Seattle, who is racing round the world in memory of his wife. A pilot, Wilson taught himself sailing using his flying knowledge. David Greer is also aboard, having recovered from a brain injury in 2012 which left him learning to speak and walk again.

 

Competitor Details

Name PSP Logistics
Sail Number GBR728X
Owner Clipper Ventures
Skipper Matthew Mitchell
Sailing Master Trevor Taylor
Crew S Tonnesen, J Hetherton, D Wilson, D Greer, B Pickett, N Holcombe, F Robertson, D Lawson, C Mcadam, M Duffy, J Hallam, D Andary, D Kemp, C Watson, M Bardy, N Pawlyn
State Great Britain
Club RORC
Type Clipper 70
Designer Tony Castro
Builder Mazarin Shipyard
LOA 21.33