Hailing from Greymouth on the isolated West Coast of NZ’s South Island, Cory has already achieved a staggering amount for someone of his age. His drive and commitment led him to become the youngest person ever to complete the Solo Trans Tasman yacht race, at just nineteen years old. And his plans for the next four years include some of the world’s toughest and most gruelling solo yacht races.
“Sir Peter Blake – he is the reason I got into sailing, and the reason why I want to keep sailing. To become half the man he was, as a sailor, a leader, and a New Zealander; would be my ultimate achievement.”