Nicolas Lunven 

Role: Skipper

Nationality: French


Born in a family of sailors, Nicolas entered the sailing world at an early age. In parallel with his studies in management and administration (Master 2), he successfully competed in a series of regattas in France and abroad. 

His passion led Nicolas to take part in the Solitaire du Figaro for the first time in 2007. His dedication and hard work were rewarded by his victory in the Bizuth rankings.

Rosalin Kuiper

Role: Skipper 

Nationality: Dutch 


Rosalin started sailing at the age of six on her Optimist on a lake close to her hometown Zoetermeer. In her youth, she competed in athletics at national level before switching to field hockey. Rosalin fell in love with sailing again at the age of 18 during a solo trip to Australia and took on her first sailing job as a deckhand on a sailing ship. Soon after, she joined the Youth Sailing Academy led by former Volvo Ocean Race skipper Roy Heiner. With her educational background in Psychology, she is passionate about group dynamics and dedicated to incorporating this in her team. 

Since then, driven by her energy and her will to succeed, Rosalin has competed multiple times in iconic races, such as the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, The Fastnet Race, and the Caribbean 600, during which she has worked with a multitude of sailing champions. During The Ocean Race Europe 2021, she sailed onboard the Volvo 65 AkzoNobel as a trimmer. Earlier this year, she competed in The Ocean Race 2023. 


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