Nigel Sharp
and photographer
Nigel Sharp

  • Many thousands of miles logged (including one Atlantic crossing) in a great variety of boats - from dinghies to small cruising boats to the J Class yacht Velsheda and the schooner Mariette.
  • Chairman of the Port of Falmouth Sailing Association
  • Commodore of St Mawes Sailing Club 2011-2017
  • Owner of Songbird, a Contessa 32.
  • Owner of Orzel, a 1960s Polish-built Folkboat.
  • Former chairman of a syndicate which owns and races an 1898 Falmouth Working Boat.
  • Volunteer skipper with the Rona Sailing Project (formerly London Sailing Project), the sail training organisation based on the Hamble.
  • RYA Commercially Endorsed Yachtmaster.
  • RYA Regional Race Officer
  • Member of the Yachting Journalists' Association.
  • Member of the Association of Yachting Historians.
  • Date of birth 22nd April 1954.
Merlin - Pilot Cutter Built by Cockwells
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