Was born in Dublin in 1862, and educated at Eastbourne College. He commenced yachting at an early age, his first boat being the Niobe. He subsequently owned Lady Nan (2½-rater), Squall, Cyane (5-raters), and also Elsie (Cork Harbour one-design class). His present yacht is Slainte, a Clyde 20-tonner, of the one-design class. The first boat in which Mr. Sharman-Crawford raced was Xema, 40 tons. He is Commodore of the Royal Munster Yacht Club.
Clubs: Royal Cork, Royal Munster, Royal Ulster, Royal St. George's, Royal Alfred, Royal Thames, Royal Northern, Royal Clyde, Clyde Corinthian.
Residence: Lota Lodge, Glanmire, co. Cork.
Vessels: Lady Nan; Squall; Cyane; Elsie; Slainte