4 July 1961|
Sydney, New South Wales
University of New South Wales
|Children||2 sons & 1 daughter|
|Parent(s)||Bill and Margaret Psaltis|
Psaltis was a junior sailor with the Hunters Hill Sailing Club and sailed in his first Sydney to Hobart as a 17-year-old. He was educated at Newington College (1973-1978) and the University of New South Wales.
Psaltis won first place overall, aboard AFR Midnight Rambler, in the storm ravaged 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. As a sailor, he has represented Australia in the Sardinia Cup and the Southern Cross Cup. Psaltis has twice been the overall winner of the Sydney-Mooloolaba Race in the 30-footer, Nuzulu In 1999 he won the Gosford to Lord Howe Island Race with AFR Midnight Rambler, only the second yacht to win both the Hobart and Lord Howe Island races (Australia's only annual Category 1 ocean races). In 2000 he was voted NSW Yachtsman of the Year.
He is married with three children. In professional life, Psaltis is an accountant.
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