Something about him that you don't know: Chris has represented Australia at two Olympics (2000 & 2004) and has won no fewer than six world championships in the 49er and 505 classes.
Who he is: With more than 20 years of professional sailing experience behind him, he brings a wealth of knowledge to this campaign. His first Volvo Ocean Race appearance was as a watch captain in 2001-02 on Amer Sports One, skippered by Grant Dalton. He was subsequently watch captain in 2005-06 on board Spanish entry movistar, and again on PUMA in 2008-09 before skippering Camper with Emirates Team NZ to second place overall in 2011-12.
Previous Volvo Oceans Races:
2014-15 Team Vestas Wind
2011-12 Camper with Emirates Team New Zealanad
2008-09 Puma Ocean Racing
2001-02 Amer Sports One