sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : Extreme Sailing Series 2011 Malta 49er team sponsored by EC

Extreme Sailing Series 2011 Malta 49er team sponsored by EC

'From left to right Benji Borg, EC Executive Chairman Andrew Mangion, Seb Ripard.'    Hilary Rogers

Extreme Sailing Series 2011 Malta 49er team, Seb Ripard and Benji Borg, are one of eight teams invited to take part in the inaugural 49er class of the European leg. Since 2007, the Extreme Sailing Series has become a benchmark in the sailing world, with Extreme 40s battling it out on courses around the world. This year, the Extreme Sailing Series (ESS) is a nine-event global circuit, with 49ers taking part for the first time.

Ripard and Borg have been invited to take part in the four events in the European circuit, and will be joining some of the biggest names in competitive sailing. In order to compete at such a high level, support is crucial; EC have been announced as the exclusive team sponsor for the series. For the ESS, the Malta 49er team will be known as Team EC.

'We are really pleased that we’ve been asked to take part in an event that attracts the best of breed. The ESS races are adrenaline-fuelled and the action is breathtaking, with coverage on major TV networks globally. This will really raise the profile of sailing in Malta, whilst at the same time it will give us some top-class racing experience in the run-up to The Olympics. We couldn’t have competed at the ESS without EC’s support, and we’d like to thank them for their invaluable help and financial assistance which will give them exclusive sponsorship for the series. We’re proud to be known as Team EC and we’ll be doing our utmost to win', said Ripard, 24.

Andrew Mangion, EC’s Chairman stated 'We have been a sponsor of the Malta 49er team for the past year, and we’ve offered our support to get them to the ESS as it will enable them to compete at the highest level. This will be a fantastic opportunity for them to hone their racing skills over the coming months, and raise the profile of the Maltese sailing community on the international stage'.

Team EC will be competing in August in Cowes, UK, then on to Trapani, Italy, back up to Nice, France and finally Almeria, Spain in mid-October.

About EC
EC was established in 1991, quickly becoming one of the leading English language schools in Malta. Fast-forwarding to today, EC now consists of ten schools in four countries on three continents. This year EC’s staff will help over 25,000 students from over 100 countries to learn and improve their English language skills.

EC website
Malta 49er website




by Hilary Rogers

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=85008

9:12 PM Tue 21 Jun 2011 GMT






Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


News - USA and the World

























Aldo Alessio Regatta - Three days of tight racing by Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US,










Sailing Champions League - which is Europe's best sailing club? by Dan Ibsen & the Sail-World team, Copenhagen


Weta fun at the Wine & Roses Regatta by Bruce Fleming, Santa Barbara
















J/111 World Championships - The Winner is Shmokin Joe! by Stuart Johnstone, Cowes, Isle of Wight












2014 Detroit Cup - Morvan wins by Dobbs Davis, Detroit


Newport Bucket Regatta 2014 -Images by George Bekris
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final report: USA qualifies for Rio 2016
Extreme Sailing Series: Absent With-Out Leave – Ben Ainslie Racing
2014 IFDS World Championship - New champions claim medals
2014 IFDS World Championships - Sunday’s race images by Tim Wilkes
Shark World Championships underway in Toronto
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi second o'all - Extreme Sailing Series, Day 3
Formula Kite World Championships - Nocher and Bridge crowned Champions
Emirates Team NZ: Frustrating Day 3 in Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff
Extreme Sailing Series: Light winds help The Wave Muscat - Day 3
Extreme Sailing Series 2014 Act five - Absent without leave – the wind
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Images: Race day five
Herreshoff Classic Regatta 2014 - Images by Ingrid Abery
Youth Olympics - Gold to Argentinean and Chinese Techno 293 racers
Youth Olympics Games Nanjing - Double Youth Olympic Gold for Singapore
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014 - Two Handers celebrate
Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship 2014 - Brazilian dance party
IFDS Disabled Sailing Worlds Day 5 - USA fighting for Rio 2016 Berths
J/111 World Championship 2014 - Day 4: Shmokin Joe consolidates lead
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi on top - Extreme Sailing Series, Day 2
2014 IFDS World Championships - Breezy frustrations   
2014 Detroit Cup - Down to the final four   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - Every finisher's a winner   
2014 49er, 49er FX, Nacra 17 U.S. National Championship - Day 2   
J/24 US National Championship - Will Welles leaps into lead   
J/111 World Championships - Day 3   
Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 – Day 2   
Light wind and a freak storm at Youth Olympic Sailing Competition   
31st Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Declared 'best ever'   
2014 IFDS World Championships - Aussies on fire   
2014 IFDS World Championships - Saturday’s racing images by Tim Wilkes   
2014 IFDS World Championships - Day 5 images by Jude Robertson   
2014 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Champ - Day 3 images by Joy Dunigan   
Holt’s 25-year dream comes true with 505 Worlds Victor   
Emirates Team NZ: Collision puts an end to bid for a better day at ESS   
Extreme Sailing Series: Ben Ainslie Racing - mixed results on Day 2   
America's Cup: New brand and image partnership announced with SME   
Extreme Sailing: Tough and testing day on Cardiff Bay - Day 2 + Video   
2014 49er, 49er FX, Nacra 17 U.S. National Championship - Day 1   
2014 J/111 World Championship - Bigger breeze arrives on day 2!   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT