Taylor Canfield - USA
WS Ranking: 3
Taylor Canfield joins us for a sixth year and has to be considered a strong contender to lift the King Edward VII Gold Cup having won in 2012 and finishing third in 2013 Taylor has spent the last few years focusing on match racing with US One Sailing Team on the WMRT, with the goal of competing in the America’s Cup. Having been a tour cardholder in 2013 he won the World Match Race Tour Championship as the rookie team on the tour. On the side, he is actively competing in the Etchells, J70, Melges 20, Farr 40, and M32 classes. Taylor made the switch to multihulls (M32) in 2015 with expectations of competing on the WMRT in 2016. After winning the M32 Miami Winter Series and M32 Scandinavian Series in 2015, the team went on to win 3 out of 5 WMRT events in 2016 and placed 2nd at the WMRT Championship.
Crew: Mike Buckley, George Peet, Eric Shampain