Justin Slattery

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing
Bowman, trimmer & helmsman
Ireland
4 Previous Volvo Ocean Races
Date of Birth: July 8, 1974

In: Cork, Ireland
Status: Married, one daughter
Something about him that you don't know: If he wasn't a sailor, Justin would have been an architect. 

He speaks: English.

Who he is: His first Volvo Ocean Race was in 2001-02 aboard News Corporation. Justin won the race in 2005-06 with ABN AMRO ONE, finished fifth with Walker onboard Green Dragon in 2008-09 and again onboard Abu Dhabi in the last edition. He broke a transatlantic record at 23 and was the bowman on American businessman Steve Fossett’s record-breaking multihull non-stop circumnavigation in 2004. Now, for his fifth Volvo Ocean Race the cheerful Irishman has recommitted to the Emirati team.

What he said: “I’m really looking forward to sailing with this team. It's a great bunch of talented guys with incredible experience behind them.”

Previous Volvo Ocean Races: 
2011-12, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, bowman
2008-09, Green Dragon
2005-06, ABN AMRO ONE
2001-02, News Corporation