Mike Garvey

Real Life:  Choose not to work at the moment.
Professional Career: Qualified  Mechanical Engineer involved with Power Generation worldwide primarily turbine generators and associated rotating plant.  Company Director for the last 30 years involved with construction services (Plant hire and sales, Scaffolding, Industrial Coatings, Insulation).
Other Leisure Interests include, Skiing, Shooting, Music, and Cooking

Clubs: Royal Southampton Yacht Club.

ISAF/RYA Qualifications: National Race Officer; Yachtmaster Ocean; Powerboat level 2; First Aid; VHF/DSC.

Race Management Experience: Undertaken ad hoc race officer duties at various levels for 20 plus years then completed Regional race officer theory course June 2008. Subsequently extensive race management at all levels of racing from keel boats to dinghies and windsurfers.

Major Events: World Championships x 2 (RSX 2009, Laser Masters 2010); Olympic Test Event 2011; ISAF Sailing World Cup Events x 5 (Sail for Gold, 2007-2011); National Championships x 4 (2008-2010); Cowes Week x 2 (2009-2010).

Sailing and Racing Experience:  Learned to sail in a GP14 in 1968 then raced various dinghies throughout UK, primarily Flying Fifteens to national level.

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