Ian MacDiarmid Bio

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12-year old Ian is based in South Florida and sails with Team M.  This is his third year as a United States National Team Member and is a USNT Top Gun.

Ian sailed on TeamUSA at the 2009 British Nationals, TeamUSA at the 2010 North Americans and qualified for TeamUSA for both the 2010 & 2011 Lake Garda Meetings. His team won the 2010 ScotiaBank Sea Star Caribbean Team Racing Championship and finished 3rd Overall at both the 2010 US National Team Racing Championship and 2011 US Midwinter Team Racing Championship.  Ian was also the top American finisher at the 2011 KABB Trophy in Palamos, Spain.

This spring, he won the 2011 pre-Trials Team FOR Invitational Regatta, the USNT San Francisco race series and finished 7th Overall at USODA Team Trials to earn his spot on the Europeans Team.

Ian sails the Lange Optimist and J Sails Classic Red. He is a member of SailingAnarchy YCSouthport YC and Boothbay Harbor YC.