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Sean Clarkson

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Although only 30years old, Sean Clarkson’s sailing background includes the world’s top sailing events. Clarkson, a New Zealand native currently living in Newport, Rhode Island, has sailed in the last two America's Cup’s (’92 - New ZealandChallenge, ’95 - Tag Heuer) as a grinder and the last two Whitbread Round the World Races (‘93/’94 - New Zealand Endeavour; ‘97/‘98 Toshiba) as bowman and trimmer. Clarkson was on the ‘93/’94 winning boat of the Whitbread Round the World Race. In 1996, Clarkson represented New Zealand in the Olympic Games as bowman in the Soling class.

Clarkson studied Marine Biology at Auckland University for two years and currently resides in Newport, Rhode Island. In addition to being a grinder in two America’s Cups, Clarkson has many other significant wins in his racing career:


e-mail Sean sclarkson@americaone.org


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