Volvo Ocean Race winner, Yachtsman of the Year 2015 and Olympian.
Ian is a sailing legend, and an inspiration to many sailors around the World.
Following on from his success within Olympic sailing, where he became two time Olympic silver medallist, Ian coached Shirley Robertson to Gold in Athens in 2004.
The Olympian Ian has achieved numerous accolades including competing in three Volvo Ocean Races and finally becoming the first ever British winner of the race, as skipper of Abu Dhabi in 2015.
This year Ian will be racing as tactician in the highly competitive TP52 Super Series whilst he plots to defend the Volvo Ocean Race crown. As a Team Volvo Ambassador, Ian will fulfil a role to continue to inspire youth sailors and new participants into the sport of sailing.