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Emily Nagel

Emily Nagel (BER/GBR)

Age

24

Nationality

Bermudian

Roles and responsibilities

Sail trimmer

Volvo Ocean Race participation

Taking part in her first Volvo Ocean Race

Sailing Experience: 

2014: FISU World University Match Racing Championship – 1st (with Anabel Vose, Amy Prime and Hannah Peters)
2015: Captained British University Sailing Association (BUSA) team on a victorious tour of the United States.   
2015: Team Racing World Championships – 7th
2016: Sailed from NY to Bermuda on F4 prototype foiling catamaran skippered by Oracle Team USA helmsman Jimmy Spithill
2017: Member of design team at America's Cup syndicate SoftBank Team Japan

Bio: 

At 24 Emily Nagel – a qualified naval architect – was the youngest female sailor to start this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. In 20015 she led the British University Sailing Association (BUSA) team on a victorious tour of the United States. In 2016 she worked in the design department at SoftBank Team Japan during the 35th America’s Cup.

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