Date of Birth: 20 March 1981
In: Nelson, New Zealand
Nationality: New Zealand
Legs sailed in this edition: 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
In-Port Races: Alicante, Lisbon, Cape Town, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Auckland, Itajaí, Newport, Cardiff, Gothenburg
Something about him that you don't know: Nicknamed 'Wisbang', Daryl lives by his grandfather’s advice: “if a job is worth doing, it’s worth doing properly".
Who is he: A Volvo Ocean Race winner in 2014-15, New Zealand’s Daryl returns to the race for a fourth time – and is delighted that his decade-long ‘love affair’ with the Volvo Ocean Race is set to continue. He joins up with Dongfeng Race Team seeking a second consecutive win.
Previous Volvo Ocean Races:
2014-15 Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing
2011-12 CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand
2008-09 Telefónica Blue