Welcome to Barrows Henken Racing !

Yale Alumnus Ian Barrows and Stanford Alumnus Hans Henken have teamed up to chase excellence on the Road to Paris 2024!

Our team is dedicated to excellence through the integrity and passion inspired by our families, friends and sailing competitors. We take great pride in having a growth atmosphere, being open to new ideas and working hard while we journey towards our combined dream of winning a medal at the 2024 Olympics.

With our own twist from the leadership of the All-Blacks, “Better people make Better Sailors, Better Sailors become Olympians.”

Discover Our Story

Go behind the scenes with Barrows Henken Racing and Discover our Story. Get to know us and the roles we play within our team. Explore our back stories and why we hold aspirations to compete at the Olympic Games! Learn how we defined our campaign and what we are seeking to accomplish both on and off the water through our Vision Statement, Mission Statement, and Key Core Values!

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It’s not a Failure, It’s Steps to Success

7th Place finish at the 2023 French Olympic Week in Hyeres, France after finishing 4th in Silver Fleet at the Princess Sofia Regatta. Our months of March and April by the numbers: The 2023 Princess Sofia Regatta kicked off our 2023 international racing season with over 100 49er teams in attendance. Over the course of…

US Open Series Recap

Back in Palma de Mallorca, Spain for the 52nd Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia Regatta, March 31st – April 8th following back to back wins at the US Open Sailing Series in Miami and Clearwater! Our preparation and persistence paid off with back-to-back wins at the US Open Sailing Series in Miami and Clearwater in early…

Preparation and Persistence

A review of our Fall and Winter training program and a look into the preparation for the 2023 Racing Season It’s been a busy few months for us as we’ve been training hard in Miami, Florida in anticipation for the start of the US Olympic Trials in January at the West Marine Miami US Open…

Chasing Excellence

11th place finish at the 2022 49er World Championships in Nova Scotia, Canada! After a long summer season, we have come to the close of our 2022 49er racing season. Over the past three months we competed at three different events. Those three events were the 2022 Kiel Week, the 2022 49er European Championships and…

Allianz World Sailing World Cup

5th Place finish at the Allianz World Sailing World Cup in Almere, The Netherlands! The Allianz World Sailing World Cup was the second and final event of the 2022 Hempel World Cup Series, following the Princess Sofia Regatta in early April, and the third event of our 2022 49er racing schedule. Over the course of…

Spring Season in Full Swing

Silver Medal at the 2022 Princess Sofia Regatta and 11th place finish at the 2022 French Olympic Sailing Week in Hyeres, France! Our months of March and April by the numbers: 2nd Place at the 2022 Princess Sofia Regatta World Sailing World Cup!!4th Place at the 2022 Mallorca Sailing Center Regatta11th Place at the 2022 French…

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