Date of birth: January 1, 1991
In: Tauranga, New Zealand
Something about him that you don't know: Before choosing sailing as his professional career path, Peter studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Auckland.
He speaks: English
Who he is: Burling, along with his America's Cup and Olympic medallist partner Blair Tuke (MAPFRE), are both in for a chance to win the prestigious 'triple crown'.
What he said: "Team Brunel and Bouwe both have a long history with the Volvo Ocean Race. It's an honour to be part of this talented team and learn from the breadth of experience on board."