Paul Campbell-James

Height181cm / 5’11”Home CountryUnited Kingdom
Weight85kg / 187lbHometownSouthampton, United Kingdom

SailGP Highlights

  • Event Wins - 1

Career Highlights

  • 2019 SailGP Season 1 Bronze
  • 2018 World Championship Gold - M32
  • 2017 America’s Cup (Land Rover BAR)
  • 2013 America’s Cup (Luna Rossa)

Paul Campbell-James is a SailGP veteran, and is currently part of the United States crew. His wealth of experience on the F50 means Campbell-James was part of the development and testing team for the league's 24m wing which made its debut in Season 2.

Campbell-James started sailing aged 5, and two years later was taking part in his first races. His first success came at 12 when he won the Optimist Nationals. Since then he has gone on to compete in a number of sailing classes and disciplines around the globe including the Olympic 49er, World Match Racing Tour, Optimist World Championships and the Extreme Sailing Series.

Campbell-James has a wealth of knowledge in foiling catamarans. The four-time national match racing champion was one of the helmsmen for 2013 America’s Cup Challenger Luna Rossa. From there, he joined 2017 America’s Cup Challenger Land Rover BAR as wing trimmer where he won the America’s Cup World Series.

Campbell-James is married with one daughter. He has a Ship Science Aeronautical Engineering Degree from the University of Southampton and is also a licensed pilot.