Brad Farrand Bowman

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NAME Brad Farrand

NATIONALITY New Zealander

RACE CREW POSITION Bowman

DOB 20.07.88

LANGUAGES English

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

 

Career Highlights

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