Challenger of Hornet
Challenger of Hornet is one of three yachts crewed by members of Her Majesty’s armed forces. Representing the Army, Challenger of Hornet will be skippered by Darren ‘Windy’ Gale and will be competing against Adventure of Hornet (Navy) and Discoverer of Hornet (Air Force) for the Oggin Cup.
The UK Ministry of Defence acquired four of the Challenge 67 yachts to enable the Services to undertake ocean voyages. The Rolex Sydney Hobart is the sixth race in a thirteen stage sail training ‘Exercise TRANSGLOBE’ that commenced in July in which all three yachts are undertaking.
|Yacht Name||Challenger of Hornet|
|Crew||J West, D. Gale, T. Causer, E Lilyman, D Hoy, R Greener, G Iles, P Lewis, R Simpson, M Smith, B Seely, D Boyce, J Townsend-Rose, P. Jennings,|