Jack BOUTTELL

IMOCA Globe Series30th
Points4 pts
Age31 (1/18/91)
Top performance2017-18: Winner of the Volvo Ocean Race with Dongfeng Race Team
Joined Imoca on2019
Team11TH HOUR RACING TEAM
BaseConcarneau
Commitment11th Hour Foundation

Profile

Jack has competed in the Solitaire du Figaro three times, finishing 1st Bizuth in 2013. In 2014, he joined Dongfeng Race Team as a shore crew member in the Volvo Ocean Race, before being offered a place on board by Charles Caudrelier for Leg 3 to Sanya.

In 2017, the 29 year old sailor acquired an IMOCA boat with the ambition of participating in the Vendée Globe for the first time. Waiting for sponsors, he joined the Dongfend Race Team for a second Volvo Ocean Race where the team scored a magnificent victory.

Unfortunately, his hopes for sponsorship fell through and the project never materialised. He was forced to sell the boat and give up the race. After handing over the boat to its new owner in January 2020, Jack Boutell decided to put the Vendée Globe on hold for a while and set sail with the Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team.

In 2022, the sailor joined the 11th Hour Racing Team with a view to a third participation in The Ocean Race, this time on board an IMOCA boat!

Sailing Highlights

2021: Winner of The Ocean Race Europe in VO65 with the Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team
2019-21: Spindrift Racing crew member
2017-18: Winner of the Volvo Ocean Race with Dongfeng Race Team

Boat

Name 11TH HOUR RACING TEAM
Sail numberUSA 12
ArchitectGuillaume Verdier
Construction2021, CDK Technologies
Former names
Length18,28m
BeamNC
Draught4,50m
WeightNC
Mast height29m
Mast typeWing mast
FoilsYes
Sail area max.
UpwindNC
DownwindNC
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