With over 40 years’, experience,
Lance Whitehead has been sailing since childhood, initially
in dinghies and later in offshore yachts and keelboats.
He has raced regularly at national and international level,
representing Great Britain in the 1991 and 1993 Admiral’s
Cup and at various European and World Championships.
Away from the race circuit, Lance has
cruised extensively around UK and Western Europe, the
Baltic, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the US East
Coast and the South Atlantic. He has held a DOT/RYA Yachtmaster
Certificate since 1980.
He is just as happy pottering along
the coast, looking for quiet anchorages, teaching people
to sail, or crossing oceans, or the cut and thrust of
the racetrack. He regularly sails Merlin single-handed...