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Derek Lloyd

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Full name Derek Lloyd
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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Freelance Travel writer (new locations) and Mystery guest reports Internationally known Powerboat and Sports commentator, TV, Radio and VIP events Media liaison between Promoters and Sponsors. Marine andEnvironment Photographer Based in UAE in winter (Sept- May) and Europe (London) in summer ..(May-Sept) Prepared to travel worldwide.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Photography, Radio
Last updated 21-11-2012 17:21

Biography

Derek Lloyd,born London,started Offshore in 1960, competed in every UIM Class.
Victories include World Champion Navigator (Class 2), Southern Speed Trophy, Putney-Calais-Putney, Cowes Torquay Cowes'94, Harmsworth Trophy '94 whilst serving as a Harmsworth Trustee('89 -'02).
Press Officer for Tom Gentry's "American Eagle" Transatlantic Record attempt '89, and Hannes Bohinc's successful Round Britain circumnavigation in FB80 -Record in September '01.
Winner of Gold Medal in Offshore category in UIM Annual Photographic competition in '04.
Race commentator for All classes of Offshore event for TV and Radio around the World.Including
Key West and Atlantic City(USA) CowesTorquayCowes, Plymouth, Poole(UK) St Tropez, Monaco, Lisbon, Ostende, Arendal,Oslo, PostoRoso-Piran, Valletta (Euro Union and Norway)
Kuwait ,Aqaba, Doha,Dubai , Abu Dhabi and Fujeirah (Middle East)
Freelance writer and member of Committee of YJA ( Yachting Journalists Association)


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