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Meet The Team

Marcel Herrera

Marcel Herrera

Crew Position

Skipper

Occupation

Sports Director

By the age of 21, Marcel had already gained extensive experience of sailing in the Gulf, including two Sailing Arabia Tours. With an exceptional track record, Marcel has demonstrated the dedication, passion and competitive drive required to lead his team to victory in regattas worldwide.
Matt Rainback

Matt Rainback

Crew Position

Crew / Inshore Tactician

Occupation

Radiographer

As well as being a key member of both the 2013 & 2014 Sailing Arabia Tours, Matt has gained podium results in a number of European and World dingy competitions. Matt is a young, but experienced sailor who brings great enthusiasm and strong helming skills to the team.
Coriolan Rousselle

Coriolan Rousselle

Crew Position

Navigator

Occupation

Yacht Designer

With over seven years experience of racing on Farr30’s (including the infamous Tour Voile),
Cori is something of a veteran. An experienced navigator and good all round yachtsman, Cori brings a wealth of wisdom and direction to the team.
Aaron Cooper

Aaron Cooper

Crew Position

Crew / Inshore Tactician

Occupation

Sail Maker

Aaron is a former member of the Artemis Figaro Academy and gained extensive offshore sailing experience whilst competing for the UK team in the Commodores Cup. Aaron has also completed a multitude of Fastnets and the Sydney Hobart Race.
Matt Haslam

Matt Haslam

Crew Position

Mastman

Occupation

Race Yacht Maintenance

Matt grew up competing on the international dingy sailing circuit and joined the yacht-racing scene whilst at university studying marine engineering. Having completed three Sailing Arabia Tours, Matt brings a wealth of event specific knowledge to the team.
Peter Knight

Peter Knight

Crew Position

Bowman

Occupation

Marine Electrician

Having completed an impressive three Sailing Arabia Tours, multiple Fastnets, and the Sydney Hobart Race, Pete certainly has an impressive number of offshore miles to his name. His expert knowledge of marine electronics is invaluable to the team.
Tim Corney

Tim Corney

Crew Position

Boat Captain / Inshore Bowman

Occupation

Yacht Maintenance

Tim has more than 10 years experience of running race yachts across a variety of high profile boats, including Extreme40s, 12 Metres, and Farr30s. Tim is also a highly skilled bowman.
Max Richardson

Max Richardson

Crew Position

Main Trimmer

Occupation

Composite Engineer

Max has been sailing since childhood and held Youth World Champion for the Class 29 dingy championship. As well as being a skilled dingy sailor, Max is a strong keelboat helmsman, tactician and main trimmer.