Leadership requires first and foremost that you ‘turn up’ and be present. To push for change and inspire others you have to go out and do things, spread the message and collaborate.
The Ocean Race experience:
Damian has competed in 10 round-the-world races. This will be Damian’s 7th campaign in The Ocean Race.
2002-03 Team Tyco
2006-07 Ericsson Racing Team
2009-10 Green Dragon Racing Team
2014-15 Dongfeng Race Team
2017-18 Vestas 11th Hour Racing
What is your favorite way to connect with the ocean?
Getting on and in the water with my children.
If you were a marine animal what would you be?
Albatross – they are effortless and graceful.
Share a fun fact about you and sailing:
Damian learned to sail when he was young, growing up on a farm in Ireland that went down to the sea.