Meet the Team for the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy

The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team has announced the official entry of its VO65 ‘Racing for the Planet’ boat in inaugural Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy, crewed by a star-studded team including reigning two-time Volvo Ocean Race winner, Charles Caudrelier.

Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team skipper Yoann Richomme has assembled a team of internationally renowned sailors for this special event which also includes Volvo Ocean Race winner Jack Bouttell, plus Willy Altadill, Nicolas Lunven and Emily Nagel. They will be joined by Frederico Pinheiro de Melo & Bernardo Freitas who were part of the Mirpuri Foundation’s ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’ entry in the previous edition of the Volvo Ocean Race.

With 12 accumulated outings in the Volvo Ocean Race between them, the one-off Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team crew is sure to be one of the most experienced sailing line ups competing anywhere in the world.