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33 South Racing

(AUSTRALIA)

Match racing champion Katie Spithill and Volvo Ocean Race sailor Stacey Jackson will head-up an all Australian crew as the wild card entry for the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 8, Sydney presented by Land Rover. Spithill and Jackson will be joined onboard ‘33 South Racing’ (33SR) by Sydney Harbour locals Jordan Reece and Luke Payne, along with World Match Racing Tour sailor Henry Kernot.

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Katie Spithill

Katie Spithill

Australia

Skipper and Helm

Match racing champion Katie Spithill will head-up an all Australian crew as the wild card entry for the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 8, Sydney. It will be the first time an Extreme 40 team has been led by a female skipper since double Olympic gold medallist Shirley Robertson in 2009. Photo credit Andrea Francolini.

Stacey Jackson

Stacey Jackson

Australia

Trimmer

After finishing her navigation around the world competing with Team SCA in the latest edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, Jackson is ready for the next challenge. The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race winner will head-up the Australian wild card entry, alongside Spithill, for the final Act of the season. Photo credit Andrea Francolini.

Henry Kernot

Henry Kernot

Australia

Trimmer

World Match Racing Tour sailor Henry Kernot will be trading in his keel boat for something slightly bigger and faster in December. Kernot recently finished third in the Farr40 world championships and brings a level of skill and teamwork that belies his age. Photo credit Andrea Francolini.

Luke Payne

Luke Payne

Australia

Bowman

Match Racing and 505 Champion, Luke Payne will be taking on the role of bowman onboard the all Australian team in Sydney for the final Act of the season. Photo credit Andrea Francolini.

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