British yachtsman who was once the youngest Skipper ever to win a round-the-world yacht race. He has competed in the solo Vendée Globe yacht race event on several occasions.
He competed in one of his earliest races as a professional in 1999.
He has been sponsored by fashion industry heavyweight Hugo Boss.
He and his wife Kate Thomson have several children.
Both he and Samantha Davies have competed in the Vendée Globe yacht race.