On the market: sail racing moves #43

Departures and nominations, jobs, trainings, service offers, announcements and partnerships, launches… all you have to know about Sailing Market.


  • STEWART HOSFORD left his post as CEO of Alex Thomson Racing on 18th October to join the Origin Sports Group belonging to Sir Keith Mills.
  • ERWAN LE DRAOULEC won the Skipper Macif 2020 Selection and will be at the helm of a Figaro in the colours of Macif for the next two years.




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  • HELLY HANSEN has signed up as official supplier to the team organising the Brest Atlantiques and as technical partner to Sébastien Rogues on the Multi50 Primonial.
  • 80 PHOTOS have been pre-selected for the MIRABAUD YACHT RACING IMAGE, with voting open to the public. The winner will be announced at the Yacht Racing Forum in Bilbao (25-26th November).
  • WORLD SAILING has opened voting for male and female World Sailor of the Year.
  • Registration for the IRC/ORC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP on Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay (USA) opens on Friday.
  • The organisers of the GLOBE 40 have unveiled the list of six boats pre-registered for the 2021-2022 double-handed round the world race with stopovers.
  • AWLGRIP, made by the AkzoNobel Group, has become an official supplier to the American challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, American Magic.
  • KUEHNE+NAGEL has signed up as partner for the 2019 Transat Jacques Vabre for the #MyOceanChallenge project run by Boris Herrmann’s Team Malizia.

Photo : Alex Thomson Racing

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