Team Alvimedica Begins Crew Trials

Volvo Ocean Race contender Team Alvimedica kicked off practices and the selection of its crew members

Volvo Ocean Race contender Team Alvimedica kicked off practices and the selection of its crew members. Those selected will join Mark Towill (25) and Charlie Enright (29) to form the youngest ever Volvo Ocean Race team aboard the brand new 65-foot, 12.5-ton one-design. A total of 16 crew candidates, including those from the United States, Turkey, Italy, New Zealand and England, with an average age of 27 are participating in the trials. The final crew selection is slated for July.

Team Alvimedica begins crew trials in Lisbon© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET
Selected crew members will join Mark Towill (25) and Charlie Enright (29) and form the youngest ever Volvo Ocean Race team.© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET
A total of 16 potential crew candidates, including those from the United States, Turkey, Italy, New Zealand and England, with an average age of 27 years old have been selected.© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET
Team Alvimedica will sail a brand new, 20.37 meter, 12.5 ton monohull boat.© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET
Team Alvimedica plans to make their final crew selections in July of this year.© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET
Team Alvimedica kicked off their crew trials in Lisbon.© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET
Team Alvimedica kicked off their crew trials in Lisbon.© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET
Team Alvimedica kicked off their crew trials in Lisbon in May; they will complete their first transatlantic training run in June and set up temporary base in Newport. R.I.© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET
Team Alvimedica kicked off their crew trials in Lisbon, which included a few Morning Light alum.© GILLES MARTIN-RAGET