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World Yacht Racing Forum - Iain Percy to speak in Gothenburg


'Iain Percy, Artemis Racing (SWE)'    Sander van der Borch ©

One of the planet's most accomplished and celebrated sailors, Iain Percy OBE, will speak at the World Yacht Racing Forum, in Gothenburg, Sweden on December 10-11. Team manager of the America’s Cup team Artemis Racing, representing Sweden, Percy will attend the America’s Cup session and share his vision about the future of the event.

Percy is a double Olympic champion and silver medallist for Great Britain (2000 Finn class Gold, 2008 Star class Gold and 2012 Silver, alongside the late Andrew Simpson).

'I am delighted to be involved in the World Yacht Racing Forum and I look forward to sharing my vision of the sport with key members of our industry,' he commented. 'The sport of sailing is evolving fast; we saw this in San Francisco last summer, but also in Olympic sailing. The World Yacht Racing Forum gives the sailing world the ability to gather together and help shape the future of our industry. I look forward to being part of it.'

Now in its sixth year, the World Yacht Racing Forum is the leading yacht racing industry conference, and is the only occasion in the year where key players from yacht racing event organisers, teams, sponsors, agencies and sailors gather together and help shape the future of the yacht racing industry discussing topical debates.

This year’s event includes the following speaker line-up:

Knut Frostad, CEO, Volvo Ocean Race
Carlo Croce, President, ISAF Jerome Pels, CEO, ISAF
Luc Talbourdet, President, IMOCA
Ken Read, President, North Sails Group
François Gabart, Winner of the Vendée Globe
Anne-Cécile Turner, Director, Race for Water Foundation
Dobbs Davis, Editor, Seahorse Magazine
Juan Kouyoumdjian, Designer
James Pleasance, Executive Director, Alpari World Match Racing Tour
Alain Gautier, former winner of the Vendee Globe
Mark Turner, Executive Chairman, OC Sport – Extreme Sailing Series
Orhan Gorbon, CEO, The Bosphorus Cup
Peter Bayer, CEO, Open Sports Management and Former CEO Innsbruck Youth Olympic Games

..amongst many others.

World Yacht Racing Forum website


by Bernard Schopfer

  

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