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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 crew line-up revealed

by Volvo Ocean Race on 14 Jan 2012
Volvo Ocean Race skippers prepare to ride camels through the Abu Dhabi Destination Village, prior to the start of the Etihad Airways In-Port Race in Abu Dhabi during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 Ian Roman/Volvo Ocean Race© http://www.volvooceanrace.com
The Volvo Ocean Race has six teams set to compete in the Leg 3 race to Sanya, China and the crews who will be taking part at the start of Saturday's Stage 1 sprint from Abu Dhabi to the Sharjah coast have now been revealed.

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing: Ian Walker, GBR – Helmsman, Justin Slattery, IRL – Bowman, Wade Morgan, AUS – Bowman, Adil Khalid, UAE – Trimmer, Craig Satterthwaite, NZL – Watch leader, Justin Ferris, NZL – Helmsman/trimmer, Simon Fisher, GBR - Helmsman/trimmer, Andrew Lewis, USA - Helmsman/trimmer, Rob Greenhalgh, GBR - Watch Leader, Jules Salter, GBR – Navigator, and Nick Dana, USA – MCM

Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand: Chris Nicholson, AUS – Skipper, Tony Rae, NZL - Helmsman/trimmer, Will Oxley, AUS – Navigator, Robert Salthouse, NZL - Helmsman/trimmer, Roberto Bermudez, ESP - Helmsman/trimmer, Stu Bannatyne, NZL – Co-skipper/watch captain, Andrew McLean, NZL – Co-navigator/watch captain, Daryl Wislang, NZL – Helmsman/bowman, Mike Pammenter, RSA – Bowman/boat captain, Adam Minoprio, NZL - Helmsman/trimmer and Hamish Hooper, NZL – MCM

Groupama sailing team: Franck Cammas, FRA – Skipper, Jean Luc Nelias, FRA – Navigator, Charles Caudrelier, FRA, Martin Stromberg, SWE, Martin Krite, SWE, Brad Marsh, NZL, Damian Foxall, IRE, Thomas Coville, FRA, Phil Harmer, AUS, Erwan Israel, FRA (replaces Laurent Pages) and Yann Riou, FRA – MCM

Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg: Ken Read, USA - Skipper/helm, Tom Addis, AUS – Navigator, Kelvin Harrap, NZL – Helmsman/trimmer, Brad Jackson, NZL – Watch captain, Tony Mutter, NZL – Watch captain, Ryan Godfrey, AUS - Helmsman/trimmer, Rome Kirby, USA - Helmsman/trimmer, Jono Swain, USA - Helmsman/trimmer, Michi Mueller, GER – Bowman, Casey Smith, AUS – Bowman, and Amory Ross, USA - MCM

Team Sanya: Mike Sanderson, NZL - Skipper / Helm, Aksel Magdahl, NOR – Navigator, Cameron Dunn, NZL – Tactician, David Rolfe, NZL - Mainsheet Trimmer, Richard Mason, NZL – Pit, Ryan Houston, NZL – Trimmer, David Swete, NZL – Grinder, Bert Schandevyl, BEL - Mid bow, Teng Jiang He, CHN – Grinder, Jared Henderson, NZL – Bowman, and Andres Soriano, ESP - MCM

Team Telefónica: Iker Martínez, ESP – Skipper,Andrew Cape, AUS – Navigator, Jordi Calafat, ESP - Trimmer/helmsman, Pepe Ribes, ESP - Boat captain, Zane Gills, AUS – Bowman, Antonio Cuervas-Mons, ESP – Bowman, Xabi Fernández, ESP – Trimmer, Pablo Arrarte, ESP – Trimmer, Jaoa Signorini, BRA - Watch captain, Neal McDonald, UK - Watch captain, and Diego Fructuoso, ESP - MCM

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