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Glenn Ashby, Emirates Team New Zealand Sailing Director, Skipper
photo: Hamish Hooper
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GLENN ASHBY

Ask Glenn Ashby how many world multihull championships he has won, he has to think very hard. He’s a multihull specialist with an impressive record – Glenn won his 10th Australian A Class championship in January 2014 and has won 15 world championships across three multihull classes, including eight in the A class. He was a member of the successful Oracle Racing sailing team and head coach for the 2010 America’s Cup challenge against Alinghi. He has raced and coached in the Extreme 40 class 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 good performers on the ACWS AC45 circuit and on the AC72. As the wing trimmer he is a core member of the sailing team and is still deeply involved in the on-going sailing team development and design process for the 35th America’s Cup.