Brad Farrand Bowman
NAME Brad Farrand
NATIONALITY New Zealander
RACE CREW POSITION Bowman
Red Bull Youth America’s Cup – Brad was a coach for the multihull Youth Americas Cup, supporting the skipper to facilitate briefings, de-briefing and weather reporting which allowed the team to focus on optimizing performance with the AC-45. The outcome was successful for the team, securing overall 2nd
Full Metal Jacket Match Racing – As Mainsheet/Tactician Brad’s involvement in the team saw a leap from 58th to 5th in the ISAF World Ranking.
Extreme Sailing Series – In 2013 Brad was Bowman/Tactician but also Skippered the Cardiff event for GAC Pindar.
2013 Rolex Sydney to Hobart – S/V Zefiro – Trimmer aboard S/V Zefiro, we placed 5th on IRC in Division 1..
2012 to Present – Team Swing – Melges 32, Botin 40
2010 to Present – Full Metal Jacket Racing
2013: 1st Coastal Classic 52fter – Georgia Racing
2013: 1st 8.5 Multihull National Championships
2012: 1st Match Racing National Championships
2011: 1st F18 National Championships
2010: 1st BMW Sailing Cup World Final
2009: 3rd Teams Racing World Championships
2008: 2nd University Match Racing World Championships
2002-06: 1st SS Team Racing National Championships