António Fontes

Having sailed 100,000 miles, António Fontes notched up significant ocean miles before joining the Volvo Ocean Race in 2017-18. He started sailing at the age of 8 and turned pro in 2005. António Fontes was crowned Portuguese Match Racing Champion in 2007 and 2008 then turned his hand to solo sailing in the Class Mini. He finished 3rd in the Trofeu MAP in 2014 (300 miles) and 13th in the Mini Transat 2015 (4,000 miles).