Rhys Mara

Rhys Mara

Coffs Harbor, NSW

The Australian Sailing team member has represented his country on the top stage for a decade and hails from Coffs Harbour in New South Wales. It was there he was introduced to the sport via his two older sisters.  

  • 2002 Manly Junior National Champion
  • 7th at the ISAF 49er World Championships in 2014
  • 6th in the ISAF World rankings in 2014
  • Competed in the 2016 World Match Racing Tour
  • Sailed for Team Australia in the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series
Steve Thomas

Steve Thomas

Perth, WA

The Sydney to Hobart winner's parents were most proud of 'Thomo' when he moved out of their home. When not on the boat Steve likes whipping up nachos and says Taylor Swift is his biggest celebrity crush. The Pavement SuperFoiler sailor hasn't confirmed if his love of TSwift extends to her music.

  • Winner of the 2008 & 2009 29er World Championships
  • Winner of the World Match Racing Tour 2017 Perth Match Cup
  • Winner of the 2017 Sydney to Hobart Race
Dan Morris

Dan Morris

Newport, RI, USA

World Match Racing tour winner Dan Morris never draws the last straw. 'Dano' can't stand plastic straws and discourages his friends from using them in an effort to protect the environment. Being American, Dan has a love of ice hockey, and his ice-cool demeanour has achieved sensational results in bigger boats - including winning the Transpac.

  • Winner of the 2014 Congressional Cup
  • Winner of the 2014 Rolex Big Boat Series
  • Winner of the 2013 World Match Racing Tour
  • Winner of 2012 Argo Group Gold Cup

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