Will HARRIS

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IMOCA Globe Series32th
Points2 pts
Age28 (1/22/94)
Top performance
Joined Imoca on2019
TeamTeam Malizia

Profile

Will Harris has been co-skipper of Team Malizia since 2019 and has been competing in double-handed races such as the Fastnet Race 2019 and The Transat Jacques Vabre 2019.

He has also been supporting the team as meteorologist, navigator and as a speaker at events. Prior to joining Team Malizia, Will Harris competed in the Figaro class, winning the Rookie category in his first year. Racing in the Figaro amongst many other classes and races, he has gained a lot of experience and an excellent reputation in the offshore sailing world as a Navigator. Among his many achievements are wins in the 2021 Class 40 Fastnet Race, at the 2020 IRC 1 Overall Caribbean 600 and a 3rd place at the The Ocean Race Europe with Team AkzoNobel. 

Sailing Highlights

2022: The Ocean Race Europe - 3rd (VO65)
2021: Sardinha Cup - 8th (with Pep Costa) 
2021: Transat en Double - 13th (with Pep Costa) 
2019: Transat Jacques Vabre - 12th (with Boris Herrmann)
2019: La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro - 22th
2019: Rolex Fastnet Race - 7th  (with Boris Herrmann) 

2019:  Solo Maître Coq - 20th
2016: Solo Basse-Normandie - 8th
2016: La Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard cachemire - 17th
2016: Solo Maître Coq - 7th
2016: Solo Concarneau – 1st
2016: Trophée Guy Cotten - 6th

Boat

Name MALIZIA - SEAEXPLORER
Sail numberMON 1297
ArchitectVPLP
Construction2022, Multiplast
Former names
Length18,28 m
BeamNC
Draught4,5 m
WeightNC
Mast height29 m
Mast typeWing mast
FoilsYes
Sail area max.
UpwindNC
DownwindNC
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