Tony Rae
A Volvo Ocean Race veteran and wannabe rock star


Facts about Tony

Role Hellman’s trimmer, medic, sail maker
Nationality New Zealander
Date of Birth 26-06-1961
Age 53
Nickname Trae

Trae has competed in the Volvo Ocean race four times. He has been a member of Team NZ since 1987 and has been with Team NZ for all seven America’s Cup campaigns. He is one of the most respected men in the sport of sailing and if all goes wrong, he boasts a singing voice to cheer up his crewmates. He’s the front man for the Volvo Ocean Race rock band.

Interesting Fact:

Trae had two cats but had to sell them because he was doing this race.

Family:

Wife + two daughters

Trae has competed in the Volvo Ocean race four times. He has been a member of Team NZ since 1987 and has been with Team NZ for all seven America’s Cup campaigns. He is one of the most respected men in the sport of sailing and if all goes wrong, he boasts a singing voice to cheer up his crewmates. He’s the front man for the Volvo Ocean Race rock band.

Interesting Fact:

Trae had two cats but had to sell them because he was doing this race.

Family:

Wife + two daughters

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