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CHINA One

(CHN)

The first Chinese-flagged team to take part in a full season, CHINA One will compete with match racing champion and rising star Taylor Canfield at the helm. CHINA One is a new franchise created by the sailors behind the successful US One team, which aims to achieve international success while looking to develop sailing in China through education and world-class events.

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Taylor Canfield

Taylor Canfield

ISV

Skipper/Helm

2013 World Match Racing Champion and rising star Taylor Canfield helms the first Chinese flagged team to compete in a full season. Canfield was also M32 Series Champion in 2015 and Etchell World Champion.

Chris Steele

Chris Steele

NZL

Tactician/Bowman

Auckland born sailor Chris Steele makes his debut in the Series on board the Chinese-flagged team. Previously ranked 8th in the world in match racing as well as being Optimist and Splash world champion, Steele was awarded New Zealand’s Young Sailor of the Year in 2007 and was New Zealand’s National Match Racing Champion in 2015.

Hayden Goodrick

Hayden Goodrick

NZL

Mainsail Trimmer

Goodrick joins the Chinese-flagged team for his first time competing in the Series. The 2013 World Match Racing Champion, M32 Series Champion and Youth World Match Racing Champion brings with him a wealth of experience. Goodrick is one of New Zealand’s youngest America’s Cup sailors and is bowman and a founding partner of US One Sailing Team.

Dan Morris

Dan Morris

USA

Headsail Trimmer

​2013 World Match Racing Champion, Dan Morris, joins the Chinese-flagged team with a wealth of experience in the International 14, 49er, Farr 40, Melges 24, Farr 30 and the GC32 predecessor, the Extreme 40. Morris also sailed on the US 49er national team.

Fredrik Aurell

Fredrik Aurell

SWE

Floater

The ​Swedish sailor is two-time winner of the Match Cup Sweden and is also a successful RC44 and F18 sailor. Aurell has also done a spot of Olympic wrestling and rowing in his varied sporting career.

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