Pip Hare is a professional ocean racing sailor, with a wealth of experience over the past 16 years in the marine industry, clocking up over 120,000 miles across the worlds’ oceans, including the Pacific, the Atlantic and as far south as Patagonia.

With steely determination and a high ambition, Pip achieved has taken part in a major short handed Ocean Racing campaign every year since her first OSTAR in 2009.

Since this first race Pip has become the Only British Sailor to every finish the coveted international mini transat race twice as well as winning the 2010 Two Handed Round Britain and Ireland Race overall with co-skipper Phil Stubbs.

Following a years break Pip is back on the Ocean Racing circuit and lining up to finish 2015 with a bang taking on two of the most prestigious double handed races on the Ocean.

In August Pip and co-skipper Ashley Harris will compete in the classic Fastnet Race sailing the 40ft IRC yacht Flair IV double handed.

In October this year Pip is for the second time teaming up with South African round the world Sailor Phillippa Hutton-Squire to race Tony Lawson’s Class 40 Concise 2 in the epic TJV – a non-stop extreme ocean race direct from France to Brazil.