Date of Birth: 17 February 1984
In: Ourense, Spain
Legs sailed in this edition: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
In-Port Races: Alicante, Lisbon, Cape Town, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Auckland, Itajaí, Newport, Cardiff, Gothenburg, The Hague
Something you don't know about her: Támara has a Degree of Science in Physical Activity and Sport Science.
Who she is: Echegoyen moves into offshore sailing after scooping Olympic gold at London 2012 as part of the Elliott match race team. The Spanish sailor and five-time world champion has taken the step up to the Volvo Ocean 65 in her stride, and will be keen to grab a second memorable victory for Spain by helping MAPFRE to the trophy in 2017-18.