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Welcome to the DMG MORI Sailing World

This dedicated page will give you insights to sail with us around the world. Come on board!

  • Our Skipper: Kojiro Shiraishi. He and the team are ready to tackle the Vendée Globe 2024
  • Our boat: IMOCA 60 named “DMG MORI Global One”
  • Our spirit: we are technology-driven, aim to promote the sport worldwide and to empower young talents in offshore sailing

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The Skipper: Kojiro Shiraishi

Kojiro Shiraishi is a skipper by passion. Born in Kamakura, a coastal town south of Tokyo, he has had a deep connection to the sea since childhood. In 1994, at the age of 26, Kojiro completed a solo circumnavigation of the world as the youngest sailor.

In 2016, he was the first Asian to compete in the Vendée Globe. At the ninth edition of the regatta in 2020/2021, Kojiro Shiraishi goes down in Vendée Globe history as the first Asian skipper to reach the finish line of the toughest solo-regatta in the world. He and the team are ready to tackle the next challenges – always with the big goal of conquering the Vendée Globe 2024 in mind.


Technology at its best: "DMG MORI Global One"

With an innovative design and an experienced shipyard, “DMG MORI Global One” is a technical masterpiece. The construction began in November 2018 and took around nine months to complete. The IMOCA 60 was built at Multiplast in Vannes, France. The boat design was individually adapted to meet the needs of the Skipper Kojiro Shiraishi.

Some parts of the yacht are machined by DMG MORI’s latest 5 axis and mill turn machines. Thus the heart of the yacht the keel plate was manufactured with cutting edge machine tool. "DMG MORI Global One" left the boatyard for the first time in France on August 31st.


  • Name: DMG MORI Global One
  • Sail number: JPN 11
  • Designer: VPLP
  • Construction: 2019, Multiplast, Vannes (France)
  • Launch Date: 11 September 2019
  • Home port: Lorient
  • Length: 18,28m
  • Beam: 5,85m
  • Draught: 4,50m
  • Weight: 8 tonnes
  • Mast height: 29m​​​​​​​
  • Foils: Yes​​​​​​​


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