Nick Bonner joins Elvstrøm Sails UK
by Liz Rushall on 29 May 2014
Nick Bonner has joined Elvstrøm Sails UK in a new role as Sales Consultant. Nick brings with him a wealth of racing and big boat experience. A sailor since the age of four on his fathers Sigma 33, he then moved into dinghies and sailed single-handers in the British Youth Squad.
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His love of sailing led him to set out to make a career as a successful professional sailor.
His twenty years experience of professional trimming has subsequently included Whitbread projects on Rothmans and Fortuna, three Admirals Cup campaigns, the IOR 50’ circuit, Ultra 30’s, Farr 40’s and more recently mainsail trimmer on the mini-maxi ‘Shockwave’, amongst numerous other projects. He is a Swan 45 World champion and Farr 40 European champion and has previously worked in the sail making sector.
Nick will be working alongside loft manager Jeremy White, who took over the loft in 2012 to regenerate and drive Elvstrom’s market development strategy. As well as his extensive racing pedigree, Nick will working with cruising owners to help them get the best out of their sail set ups.