LaserPerformance appoint new SB20 Product Manager.
Ian has been with Laser for nearly two and a half years, running the Event Support section of LaserDirect.
Originally from the South Devon coast he has sailed all his life, racing as a youth in Toppers, Cadets and Laser Radials to National Squad level.
He progressed into X99, Impala and Melges 24, including 2 Worlds and 2 European championships. He holds Yachtmaster Offshore (commercial) qualification. He then spent 3 years, after graduating from the University of Wales, coaching and instructing with Minorca Sailing.
Ian has been involved with the SB3 fleet at Cowes Week, the Nationals at Hayling Island and the Primo Cup in Monaco, in an Event Support role. He is now looking forward to working more closely with the class, building relationships with the members and new owners and developing the class further.
“This is a very exciting new role for me.The class is going from strength to strength and with some great events on the calendar, climaxing with the first World Championships in September at Dublin. I am hoping to continue the good work of my predecessors.”
I look forward to meeting many of you over the coming months. If I can be of any help to you please do not hesitate to contact me.”