Team

GLENN ASHBY

SAILOR

Number of America’s Cups: 4

Favourite place of New Zealand: East Cape and Taranaki

 

Glenn is a multihull specialist with an impressive record: He recently won his 17th World Championship and is an Olympic Silver medallist. Over the years Glenn has won numerous National and European Championship titles in various classes.

Glenn was head coach for BMW Oracle Racing’s 2010 America’s Cup challenge against Alinghi and was one of the first multihull specialists to be hired by Emirates Team New Zealand. His knowledge and expertise was instrumental in transforming the ETNZ sailing team into performers on the ACWS AC45 circuit and on the AC72. As skipper and wing trimmer he was a core member of the sailing team and was still deeply involved in the on-going sailing team development and design process of the 35th America’s Cup.