Adam is a keen sailor having been in boats all of his life so far..
From cruising on the family yacht he started racing at the age of seven and has been racing almost every weekend since. From age of ten started competing at the top level for age group in New Zealand with winning first nationals at a age of 11, and competing at a world level with his first world championships at the age of 12.
He joined the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadrons Youth Training Academy in 2002. 2006 saw him graduate from the RNZYS training academy to sail on local keel boats and compete in match racing regattas around Australasia.
In 2005 Adam formed BlackMatch Racing as skipper and in 2009 he was the youngest sailor to win the World Match Racing Tour Championship. 2011 and 2012 saw Adam finished 2nd in the Volvo Ocean Race on board with Camper with the positon of
helmsman and trimmer.
More information about the team - http://www.alpari.com/team-alpari-fx
Chris Main (/Mainsail Trimmer)
Tom Powrie (Headsail Trimmer)
David Swete (Pitman)
Nick Blackman (Bowman) Kazuhiko Sofuku (Sweden)
World Match Racing Tour Results