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Peter uses his sextant aboard PYEWACKET in the famed Transpac Race to Hawaii

Major Career Highlights:

bullettwo-time America's Cup winning Navigator (Stars & Stripes) '87 & '88
bulletFive America's Cup campaigns (Stars & Stripes and BMW Oracle Racing) '87,'88,'00, '03, & '07
bulletIntercollegiate Sailor of the Year, 1976 (Yale University)
bullettop ranked American on the pro match racing tour (1987 - 1992)
bulletwinning skipper at pro match racing tour events in NZL, Bermuda, USA, France, & UK.
bulletUS National Team Racing Champion
bulletWorld Champion - Rolex Maxi Worlds 2008 - afterguard - Rambler
bulletWorld Champion - Maxi One Design 1997 - tactician/helm - Nicorette
bullet1st to finish, Newport - Bermuda Race 2012 - tactician/navigator - Rambler (set new race record)
bullet1st place,  Newport - Bermuda Race 1998 -  watch captain -  Blue Yankee
bullet3 time ULDB 70 fleet champion - tactician & navigator - Evolution
bullet1st overall,  SF - Hawaii - 2004 Pacific Cup - navigator - Winnetou
bullet1st to finish, Ft. Lauderdale - Jamaica - 2005 Pineapple Cup - tactician - Titan (set new race record)
bullet1st to finish, Transpacific Yacht Race 2005 (LA - Honolulu) - navigator - Morning Glory (set new race record)
bullet1st to finish, Marblehead - Halifax Ocean Race 2007 - watch captain - Blue Yankee
bullet1st place, Newport Beach - Cabo San Lucas Ocean Race 2008 - navigator - Pendragon
bullet1st to finish, Chicago - Mackinac Race 2008 - navigator - Genuine Risk
bullet1st place, Les Voiles 2008 - navigator - Rambler
bullet1st place, 2009 Heineken Cape Town to Salvador Brazil Ocean Race - tactician - Rambler
bullet1st place, 2011 Caribbean 600 - tactician- Rambler100 (set new race record)
bullet1st to finish, 2011 Transatlantic Race - navigator - Rambler100 (Newport - UK) - set new race record and established fasted average speed in any Transatlantic Race
bullet1st to finish, 2014 San Diego-Puerto Vallarta Race - navigator - Orion  (set new race record)
bullet1st to finish 2016 Newport Beach - Ensenada Race - navigator - Orion  (set new race record)

Other events of note:

bullet2017 Campbell Cup - Catapult- tactician - 1st
bullet2017 Rolex Big Boat Series - Orion - navigator - 1st
bullet2016 Queens Cup - Spookie - tactician - 1st
bullet2016 Rolex Big Boat Series - Orion - navigator - 1st
bullet2016 Spinnaker Cup - Orion - navigator - 1st to finish and set course record.
bullet2015 Chicago Mackinac Race - Windquest - navigator - 1st to finish.
bullet2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race - Rio100 - navigator - 4th to finish.
bullet2014 Yates Cup (New Zealand) - Rio100 - navigator - 1st to finish and set course record.
bullet2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Orion - navigator - 1st
bullet2014 Around Block Island Race - Rambler90 - tactician - 1st to finish, 1st overall.
bullet2014 Newport Beach to Ensenada Race - Orion - navigator - 1st to finish
bullet2014 Islands Race - Orion - navigator - 1st to finish
bullet2013 Snow & Satisfaction Regatta - YCYC - 420 dinghies (Peter co-founded this event during his undergraduate years at Yale)
bullet2013 Block Island Race - Rambler90 - tactician - 1st to finish, 1st overall - set the new race record.
bullet2012 E Scow Blue Chip Mystery Guest
bullet2011 Block Island Race - Rambler100 - navigator - 1st to finish, 1st overall - set new race record
bullet2010 Ida Lewis Distance Race - Rambler - tactician - 1st to finish, 1st overall
bullet2010 Heineken Regatta - Titan - tactician - 1st
bullet2009 Ida Lewis Distance Race - Titan - tactician - 1st to finish, 1st overall
bullet2009 NYYC Annual Regatta winner - Titan - tactician - 1st
bullet2009 Annapolis to Newport Race - Rambler - navigator - 1st to finish, 1st overall
bullet2009 Block Island Race - Titan - tactician - 1st to finish, 1st overall
bullet2008 Block Island Race - Rambler - navigator - 1st to finish
bullet2007 Valencia, Spain - BMW Oracle Racing - navigator - semifinalist Louis Vuitton Cup Challenger Trials
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2005 Caribbean Race Weeks winner (St. Marten, St. Thomas, BVI, & Antigua)  Tactician - Titan

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2005 1st place Copa del Rey , Navigator, Lexus-Quantum Racing

bullet2004 IMS Worlds - Talisman - navigator/afterguard - 1st, offshore race
bullet2004 Key West Race Week - Talisman - navigator/afterguard - 1st 
bullet2003 1D35 West Coast Championships - Jacaibon- tactician - 1st
bullet2003 San Francisco Challenge Cup - skipper - 1st
bullet2003 Transpac - Pyewacket - navigator - 2nd to finish
bullet2003 Newport - Ensenada Race - Pyewacket - navigator - 1st to finish & set record!
bullet2003 San Diego Etchells Fleet Season champion (with Artie Means & Will Stout co-skippering)
bullet2002 Auckland, NZL - Stars & Stripes - afterguard - quarter finalist Louis Vuitton Cup Challenger Trials
bullet2001-2002,  Volvo Ocean Race - Team News Corp - navigator/tactician (legs 3 & 9)
bullet2001 Farr 40 West Coast Season Championships - Revolution - tactician - 3rd
bullet2001 Key West Race Week -Farr 40 class  Revolution - tactician - 3rd place
bullet2001 Ft. Lauderdale - Montego Bay, Jamaica - Blue Yankee - watch captain - 3rd place
bullet2001 Etchells Midwinters West - San Diego - skipper - 1st place
bullet2001 San Diego NOOD Regatta - Etchells class - skipper - 1st place 
bullet2001 San Francisco NOOD Regatta - Farr 40 class Revolution - tactician - 1st place
bullet2000 Auckland, NZL - Stars & Stripes - afterguard - 3rd place Louis Vuitton Cup Challenger Trials
bullet2000 San Diego - Puerto Vallarta - Evolution - navigator/tactician -  2nd place
bullet2000 Newport - Bermuda Race - Blue Yankee - watch captain - 3rd to finish
bullet2000 Etchells World Championships (Third overall with three consecutive first place finishes with team mates Steve Grillon & Artie Means)
bullet2000 SORC - Miami -  Esmeralda - tactician - 1st place
bulletSan Francisco Perpetual Cup - skipper - 1st place (1998, 2000,2001 & 2003)

©Brad Davies | LiveSailDie.com MediaPhotos from Nov. 2014 sailing in Auckland, New Zealand on the Rio100 courtesy:©Brad Davies | LiveSailDie.com Media

Photos from 2012 E Scow Blue Chip Regatta, Lake Pewaukee, WI courtesy of Tammy Sawyer

Photos from 2007 America's Cup in Valencia Spain courtesy Gilles Martin-Raget

Photos from 2003 America's Cup in Auckland

 

 

 

NC9718.jpg (51391 bytes)Photos from the Transatlantic Training Run aboard the Volvo Ocean 60 Team News Corp courtesy of and copyright Richard Langdon

 

 

 

1011124PI72.jpg (74349 bytes)Photos from the 1999 - 2000 America's Cup Trials in Auckland courtesy of and copyright Barbara Martin  

 

 

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