With a professional sailor as a father whose career has included the America’s Cup, world championships, match racing and Admiral’s Cup successes, it’s no surprise that Richard Mason has followed in his footsteps.
Inspired by his father, Mason started sailing from the age of 4 in a variety of boats that got faster as he got older. He progressed from one hull to two, competing in the M32 Series and the Extreme Sailing Series, which he won in 2017.
One of the hardest things that Mason has done is compete in the grueling, single-handed Solitaire du Figaro race, racing the length of the French coast and spending 13 days at sea on his own.
When he's not sailing, Mason still loves to be on the water, whether it be surfing, kite surfing or kayaking.
"It's incredible that the evolution of sailing has come to this point. The future is now and I can't wait to race these time machines."