Date of Birth: June 6, 1989
In: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Legs sailed in this edition: Leg 4
Something about him that you don’t know: Professional sailing is in Kirby's blood. His father Jerry Kirby had a distinguished career as a professional sailor in the America's Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race.
Who he is: He will serve as a helmsman and sail trimmer for the team and is the team's fifth under 30-sailor. He won the 34th America's Cup in 2013 with Oracle Team USA and last sailed the Volvo Ocean Race in 2011-12 on Puma Ocean Racing, finishing third.
Previous Volvo Ocean Races:
2011-12 PUMA Ocean Racing