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Mike Sanderson


The name Mike Sanderson will be familiar to anyone with an interest in yacht racing. Mike is a two time Volvo Ocean Race winner, veteran of three America's Cup campaigns and was ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year in 2006. Mike also has extensive superyacht experience including taking the transatlantic monohull record on Mari Cha IV.

Mike brings with him to Doyle a wealth of experience having been involved in the technical side of sail programmes and as part of the design and build teams of both team ABN AMBRO boats as well as skippering ABN AMBRO ONE to one of the most convincing victories in the race's history. He uses his particular skills and experience to increase Doyle Sails NZ's profile in the Grand Prix sailboat market.