SOMEWHERE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN!
Ian Walker sends a message back to all the competitors at the 2012 John Merricks Tiger Trophy from the Volvo 70 'Abu Dhabi'. He skippered the team then and he is leading Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing in the 2014.
Ian was John's crew throughout the successful 470 campaign (The Martians) that ended with them winning silver at the Atlanta Olympics of 1996.
He joined Rod Carr,Jim Saltonstall, Dennis Merricks, Derek Clark and Camilla Bullock to establish the JMST following John's death a year later.