Nicolas Rolaz

Height185cm / 6'06"Home CountrySwitzerland
HometownGilly, Switzerland

Career Highlights

  • Trimmer for the 37th America's Cup
  • 2022 GC32 Season Winner
  • 2014 Optimist World Champion


Nicolas Rolaz will first race as Flight Controller with Swiss SailGP Team during the Dubai Sail Grand Prix. Season 4 is his first time competing in the league and he will be racing onboard alongside his grinder brother, Julien Rolaz.


He first started sailing at the age of eight. Between 2013 - 2018 he was a multiple Swiss Champion in the Optimist, 420 and Laser classes.


Since he started racing, Rolaz has amassed 50 podiums and at 23, is one of Switzerland’s top young sailing talents.


When he’s not on the water, Rolaz can be found on two wheels.