Born, educated and brought up in Edinburgh shortly after the retreat of the last Ice Age.

Served two years at Her Majesty’s request in the RAF. Scottish CA who spent all his International career in industry, from whisky distilling (third generation), aerospace and microbiology. Sails his Legend out of St Mawes which he finds much less energetic than the mountaineering of his early days.

Now retired from playing, but still looking after the KP&D finances!