Date of Birth: 25 February 1980
In: Brisbane, Australia
Legs sailed in this edition: 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
In-Port Races: Alicante, Lisbon, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Auckland, Itajaí, Newport, Cardiff, Gothenburg, The Hague
Something about him that you don't know: Luke says his most inspirational figure is Dr Paul Harden – an inspirational doctor who has transformed the lives of hundreds of young people with kidney failure.
Who he is: Luke last competed in the Volvo Ocean Race in 2005-06 onboard Team ABN AMRO TWO alongside Simeon Tienpont and the pair have been firm allies ever since. He brings bags of experience to the team, and as a time-served sailmaker he will be responsible for keeping the boat’s vast sail inventory in optimum condition during the eight-month race.
Previous Volvo Ocean Race:
2005-06 ABN AMRO TWO