Congratulations to Shackleton Epic navigator Paul Larsen who has been nominated for the 2013 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award!
Shackleton Epic Sailor and Navigator Paul Larsen: Australian born Paul Larsen is an offshore sailor with 100,000+ miles and seven world records. Paul has a history of sailing some of the fastest boats ever to grace the oceans. He is project leader/pilot for the Vestas SailRocket Project, a realisation of Paul’s ultimate dream to sail the fastest boat on the planet – the goal being firmly in Paul’s sights. He continues to sail during the Vestas SailRocket Project, including winning a non-stop circumnavigation in the Oryx Quest, a double-handed lap of Britain with Pete Goss on the 30ft Seacart trimaran and a Little America’s Cup in radical wing sailed C-class catamarans. Lives Weymouth, UK (grew up in country Victoria, Australia). 42 years of age. @sailrocket