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Strategist, helmsman, and coach for the winning Team New Zealand


Ray Davies has been professionally sailing for over 23 years, spending the last 16 with Team New Zealand in a variety of roles including strategist, tactician, helmsman, designer and coach.

Current work:
Professional sailor:
In the most recent America’s Cup, Ray worked closely with design teams to formulate the boat that won in Bermuda - working on speed and performance, creating the first foiling boat and using world leading technology and innovation to power the boat with bicycles and PlayStation controllers.

The new innovations have changed the face of sailing forever and helped modernise what is a very traditional sport.

Awards: Ray Davies is one of the world’s leading sailors with an impressive list of achievements - The Americas Cup, three Louis Vuitton Cup wins, two Fasten Race wins, three TP52 Series wins, the Admirals Cup, Kenwood Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, Sardinia Cup, Maxi World as well as European and World Championships, to name a few.

In Ray’s presentations he covers; the story of what it took to win the America’s Cup, leadership, innovation, people and teams, and coming back from adversity.

Ray came across quite relaxed and engaged the team in his story of TNZ well Bakels Edible Oils
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