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Posted by john m taylor | Aug 15, 2012 @ 08:28 AM | 2,981 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.

http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/john-mich...lor/37/78a/b74

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.

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 www.taylormadeyachts.com


Remix (Marblehead Class) 1992.
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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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