Tony Bullimore Shore Crew Crew Members

Tony Bullimore (GBR) - Skipper 'TEAM LEGATO' Age: 61

Tony Bullimore is one of Britain's best known sailors with more than 250,000 ocean racing miles under his belt. His many racing successes include the Round Britain & Ireland Race, Singlehanded Transatlantic race, the Quebec/St Malo transatlantic race, Plymouth/Vilamoura Race, Round the Island Race, Round Europe Race and 2-man Transatlantic Race.

In 1985 he was voted "Yachtsman of the Year" jointly with 'TEAM LEGATO's' designer Nigel Irens after they won a succession of races with Bullimore's 60ft trimaran Apricot. In 1997 he secured world fame for tenaciously surviving 5 days in the freezing conditions of the Southern Ocean inside his capsized yacht during the Vendee Globe solo round the world race.

Yacht racing career that spans three decades and 250,000 ocean miles.

1982: 1st/Class - Round Britain Race
1st - Crystal Trophy Race
1st/Class - Trophee des Multicocques
1983: 1st/Class - Plymouth/Vilamoura Race
1984: 3rd/Class - OSTAR
1st/Class - Quebec/St Malo Race
1985: 1st. Round Britain Race
1st. Round The Island Race
1st/Class - Round Europe Race
Joint Yachtsman of Year
1986: 1st/Class - 2 Man Transatlantic Race
1988: 1st. Round the Island Race
10th - OSTAR
1989: Round Europe Race
1995: Round Britain Race
Round Europe Race
1996: Vendee Globe Race
1997: Round Europe Race