The overall Greenings Skipper is David Hartshorn but he had to be medevaced off the boat during Leg 1 after suffering an injury to his thumb. After a diversion to Porto, the team was skippered for the rest of the way to Punta del Este by then-Deputy Race Director, Dan Smith, who led the team to a Leg 1 victory after redress from the forced diversion had been taken into account.

Andy Woodruff was named as the Interim Greenings Skipper for Legs 2 and 3 and guided the team to a Leg 2 victory in to Cape Town.