The Captains are the leaders of their team. They can be onboard or just coordinate. They are all heroes in the country they represent, legendary sailors who can inspire the younger generations and the athletes that join the team. The Captains choose five of ten sailors, the other five are coming from the SSL Ranking, making the Captains selection even more strategic as they have to take in consideration different aspects, like experience on big boats, strength, weight, and much more
Team France ‘s Captain is the king of the seas and oceans, won several Transat and held the Jules Verne Trophy! His multihull knowledge led him naturally to co-helm the America’s Cup multihull challenge with team Artemis. This is Loïck Peyron!