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Yacht Racing Podcast: Luke Parkinson

Luke Parkinson

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Just in case you missed it, the latest guest on The Yacht Racing Podcast is Australian-born Luke Parkinson – a high-performance sailor who has carved out an enviable career for himself in the ocean racing world – having won The Ocean Race 2014-15 with Ian Walker’s Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing – and as an expert protagonist of the art of foiling in both SailGP and the America’s Cup – with Ben Ainslie’s Emirates Team GBR and INEOS Britannia, respectively.

During a wide-ranging conversation Luke talks about his early days as a young sailor, his aspirations of following in the footsteps of his Olympic gold medal winning sister Tessa, his ongoing passion for ocean racing, his first experience in of racing around the world, as well as his thoughts on the America’s Cup and SailGP.

Listen here or on your favourite podcast platform.

Main image © Cameron Gregory / INEOS Britannia