Luke Molloy (AUS)
Roles and responsibilities:
Helmsman, sail trimmer, sailmaker
Volvo Ocean Race participation:
2005-06: Team ABN AMRO 2 – 4th
2014: Round Britain and Ireland Race overall winner on Ker 51 Varuna
2007: Victory Challenge (SWE) – America’s Cup challenger
One of yachting’s most well-liked and widely respected all-rounders, Luke is constantly in demand on the international racing scene. He last competed in the Volvo Ocean Race in 2005-06 aboard Team ABN AMRO 2 alongside Simeon Tienpont and the pair have been firm allies ever since.
Luke brings an ocean of experience to the team and in addition to his helmsman/sail trimmer role, as a time-served sailmaker he will be responsible for keeping the boat’s vast sail inventory in optimum condition during the eight-month race.