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Posted by john m taylor | Aug 15, 2012 @ 08:28 AM | 3,789 Views
I have been involved with the sport of Radio / Vane Sailing for over 30 years. Its more of a past time than a career as my profession is being a Submariner within the Royal Navy. I have a professional profile situated on the site 'Linkedin', for those who want to view.

Additionally to this I have enjoyed some success whilst racing in this sport.

Portugese (IOM) Champion 1996 & 1997.
Australian (RA Class) Champion 2005.
Malta (IOM) Champion 2007.

Also competed and represented the UK in the following:

(RM) European Championships (Finland) in 1991.
(IOM) European Championships (Fleetwood) in 1996.
(RM) World Championships (Fleetwood) in 2006.
(IOM) World Championships (Israel) in 2013.
(RM) World Championships (Netherlands) in 2014.
(IOM) International Open (Malta) 2015.

I have been designing my own R/C yachts for many years and these are some designs that have been commercially produced in the past or soon to be available. Refer to

Remix (Marblehead Class) 1992.
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Size: 241.1 KB
Description: My first design

Paracite (IOM) 1993 - 1996.
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Description: Best result 6th UK Championship 1994.
Total 60 hulls produced.

Passive (A / RA- Class) 1995 - 2002.
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