Mark Turner

Co-Founder and Swimmer

Entrepreneur, leader and marketeer with diverse background from early career Royal Navy Officer, through to 20 years building a sports marketing business ( initially with Dame Ellen MacArthur during her sailing years, and in 2017/8 CEO of Volvo Ocean Race. In recent years investing and supporting in small sport or sustainability focused businesses as Strategic Advisor / NED whilst building a new portfolio in open water swimming.

  • Haute Route
  • Antarctic Trek
  • Volvo Ocean Race

Passionate sports participant and fan, love inspiring people with it, and enjoy making good use of technology. A pool swimmer in teenage years, re-engaged with swimming after 30 year absence in 2015 with first open-water race in Auckland, followed by some of the classics such as Rottnest, Gibraltar Straits and Bonafacio Straits, as well as Morocco Swim Trek and various other 10km-20km races and challenges. Based between Lausanne, Switzerland and Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.

Switzerland to France, across Lake Luzerne

Switzerland to France, across Lake Luzerne

Mark swam so fast to Morocco that he was doing loops waiting for his team mates!

Nathanielswim partner

Ultraswim33.3 by invitation only

September 29 to October 3, 2022

Kotor Bay, Montenegro

Lazure Hotel and Marina, Herceg Novi, Montenegro