Dan Morris

Height177cm / 5'8"Home CountryUnited States
Weight86kg / 190lbHometownNewport, Rhode Island, United States

Career Highlights

  • 2016 - World Match Racing Tour
  • 2013 - World Match Racing Tour

Dan Morris makes his SailGP debut in Season 4 as Grinder for the Germany SailGP Team.

Morris grew up sailing on the family cruising boat and fell in love with the sport. Since then, he's focused his sailing career around high-performance boats, including a campaign in the Olympic 49er class.

Morris is a multiple World Match Racing Tour champion and has competed on the Extreme Sailing Series.

He loves the team aspect of sailing, recalling one of his favorite moments standing on top of the World Match Racing Tour podium alongside his teammates.

Morris has raced at the highest level in the sport across a variety of classes including International 14s, 49er, Farr 40s and Melges, but says the highlight of his career is still to come. He is hoping to add SailGP success to his CV.

Morris has a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan. True to his Minnesota roots, Morris plays ice hockey, but also enjoys exploring in the mountains - whether it’s rock climbing, mountain biking or trekking.