Helmet Number: 03
Age: 43
Number of America’s Cups:
Favourite place of New Zealand: East Cape and Taranaki

Career Highlights
2017 America’s Cup Winner with Emirates Team New Zealand
2010 America’s Cup Winner with BMW Oracle
2008 Olympics, Beijing – Silver Medal
17x World Champion


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 Emirates Team New Zealand sailing team into performers on the 35th America's Cup World Series 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.