Was born in 1874 at Grays, Essex, and educated at Eastbourne College. He commenced small-boat sailing immediately after leaving school.
The first boat he owned was the Eileen, ½-rater. He has since owned the Thetis, 5-ton cutter, and the Wan Hi, of the Thames Estuary one-design class. In 1898 he formed one of the crew of the Maid of Kent in the races against the Irex for the Clyde Australian Shield. He is now a part owner in the Medway kittiwake Mimosa, belonging to the one-design class.
Club : Medway Yacht Club.
Address : 8, Watt's Avenue, Rochester.
Vessels: Eileen; Thetis; Wan Hi; Mimosa