Luke Payne

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Age 28, from Fremantle, Western Australia, Luke is competing in his first America’s Cup as a grinder. Luke brings experience to the team having done the World Match Race Tour, sailed in the GC32 Extreme Sailing Series, winning two Australian titles, coming 2nd in the 505 World Championships, and won the ISAF Nations Cup (ISAF Gold Medalist). Outside of sailing Luke likes to spend time around the water, like cruising on his family yacht, diving, spearing, and swimming.