Stu Bannatyne


Nationality: New Zealand

Date of birth: April 20, 1971

Lives: Auckland, New Zealand

Languages: English

Volvo Ocean Race experience: Seven Volvo Ocean Races and three wins with New Zealand Endeavour (1993-94), illbruck Challenge (2001-02) and Ericsson 4 (2005-06).

Sailing experience:
Broken the 24-hour monohull world speed record on five occasions.
New Zealand Yachtsman of the Year in 2009
Eight Fastnet races, three Transpacs and 11 Sydney Hobarts

Charles on Stu: “In Stu and Daryl we have two of New Zealand’s very best offshore racers who know the Volvo Ocean Race inside out. Stu has so much experience to share – especially with our younger sailors.”

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