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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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 andContinue reading “Chasing Excellence”

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 Regatta 11th Place at theContinue reading “Spring Season in Full Swing”

Princesa Sofia Regatta

The stage is set in Palma de Mallorca, Spain for the 51st Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia Regatta, April 2nd – April 9th, and the first World Sailing World Cup Event of 2022! Since competing in Oman at the 2021 49er World Championships, we have been preparing for the 2022 European Season and are stoked toContinue reading “Princesa Sofia Regatta”

4th in the WORLD

Awesome finishes at the 2021 49er Asian Championships and 49er World Championships in Oman! Our month of November by the numbers: 4th Place at the 2021 49er World Championships!! 5th Place at the 2021 49er Asian Championships!! 1st Barrows Henken Team Goal Completed – Top 10 in the WORLD!! The best finish by a USContinue reading “4th in the WORLD”

Off to Oman!!

Mantra 11. Invent your Own Language: “Sing your World Into Existence”  – All Blacks Our Dublin, Ireland and Marseille, France Camps by the numbers: 16 Days Sailed 30 Days in Europe 421.82 Miles 40.3 Hours 656 Gybes Completed 576 Tacks Completed 2 Irish Training Partners 2024 Olympic Sailing Venue – Marseille, France Our last European training block beforeContinue reading “Off to Oman!!”

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Winning an Olympic medal requires the support of family, friends, sponsors, and the community.  No support is too small to help us along our journey towards the 2024 Olympic Games. Click the link to Donate directly, or see the information below for mailing in a tax deductible donation check! Thank you for your support!

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Reach out to us! We would love to hear from you! Email: BarrowsHenkenRacing@gmail.com


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