Noel Butler


Noel has sailed everything from a firefly to a maxi and has competed in a number of different classes and disciplines including dinghies (Laser, Laser 2, Fireball, B14, Laser 4000, 49er), small keelboats (Melges 24, 1720, SB20, J80), inshore racing (30-45ft), and offshore racing (35-50ft) team and match racing. Currently Noel races a Fireball dinghy and skippers a 35ft yacht in inshore and offshore races.


  • Dinghy: world champion, eight times national champion, eleven times national ranking series winner
  • Keelboat: Cowes week winner, Scottish Series winner, Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association Class 2 overall winner 2014