Adrian’s Sailing Resume

Adrian Johnson

Age 33 – 5’11” (1.80 m) – 145 lbs (66 kg) Nationality USA/France

Offshore Racing

  • 2014 – navigator – TP52 Frantic – Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Division 6th, Overall 25th.
  • 2013 – navigator – TP52 Frantic – Gosford-Lord Howe Island Race. First IRC / First ORCi.
  • 2012 – skipper – Olson 30 Idefix – Singlehanded Transpacific Race (San Francisco-Hawaii 2120NM). 4th Monohull Elapsed. 8th Overall Corrected. 3rd Division Corrected.
  • 2010 – skipper – Olson 30 Idefix – Singlehanded Transpacific Race. First monohull elapsed. First overall corrected. Grover Nibouar Trophy, Hanalei Yacht Club Trophy, Jim Tallet Memorial Trophy winner.

Offshore Cruising/Deliveries

  • Aug 2015 – watch captain/navigator – Rogers 46 Varuna – Honolulu to San Francisco.
  • 2013 – crew/navigator – TP52 Frantic – Melbourne to Newcastle, Lord Howe Island to Sydney (Australia).
  • Jul–Dec 2012 – skipper – Olson 30 Idefix – Hanalei, HI to Sydney (Australia).
  • Jun 2012 – skipper – Olson 30 Idefix – Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA (900NM).
  • Jul-Aug 2010 – skipper – Olson 30 Idefix – Hawaii to Seattle, WA doublehanded (3000NM).
  • Nov 2009 – skipper – Olson 30 Idefix – SHTP solo qualifier off Cape Flattery (400NM).
  • May 2006 – crew – Beneteau First 456 Altair – Lisbon (Portugal) to Dunkerque (France).

Coastal Sailing

  • 2014 – offside trimmer – Farr 40 Huckleberry 3 – Farr 40 Midwinters. Farr 40 North American Championships. Del Rey-Malibu-return race. Seal Beach and King Harbor summer series.
  • 2009 – 2013 – owner/skipper – Olson 30 Idefix – Puget Sound distance and buoy racing. 2011 Swiftsure Cape Flattery Race Division 3rd. 2011 Northern Century Race Doublehanded Division 3rd.
  • Feb 2013 – mast/grinder – Murray 42 Secret Men’s Business 1 – Pittwater (Aus) inshore racing, Port Stephens to Pittwater delivery.
  • Feb-Mar 2013 – bow – Bénéteau 47.7 Carla M – Sydney Harbour (Aus) inshore racing.
  • May 2009 – crew – C&C 121 Seaduced – Swiftsure Cape Flattery Race.
  • 2003–2006 – skipper – Ranger 26 Rascal overnight cruises on Puget Sound and Strait of Juan de Fuca.
  • 2001–Present – various crew – Racing and cruising on Puget Sound on J/33, Ultimate 20, San Juan 34, Soverel 33, Olson 30, Catalina 27, Ranger 26, Farrier F27, Yankee 41, Beneteau First 385, Shaw 24.
  • 1998 – Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 32i – student – Vannes, France (Brittany) – “Les Glénans” cruising school level 3, 12-day course.
  • 1995–2004 – Kelt 7,60m Hydra – skipper – St. Vaast, France (Normandy) – day, night and overnight cruises in English Channel.

Dinghy Sailing

  • 1990–1995 – Optimist, Equipe, NieuCat, 470 – St. Vaast, France (Normandy) – French Sailing Federation school – Student.
  • 2001–2012 – 5O5, International 14, 49er, Finn, Laser, Laser 2, Lightning, Hobie 16/18/20/21 – Lake Washington & Puget Sound, WA – skipper and crew.

Positions Held

  • 2001–2012 – Sailing Instructor – Washington Yacht Club – Seattle
  • 2002–2012 – Chief – Washington Yacht Club – Seattle
  • 2001–2010 – Performance Fleet Captain – Washington Yacht Club – Seattle

Qualifications

  • US FCC Amateur Radio General Class License KF7OUM
  • US FCC Restricted Radiotelephony Operator Permit
  • Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Training
  • PADI Open Water Advanced SCUBA Certification
  • US FAA Private Pilot Airplane & Glider

Education and Work Experience

  • 2004–2012 – 8 years work experience in flight test engineering and certification
  • 2004 – Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering – University of Washington