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7 August 2015

Volvo Ocean Race winner Ian Walker to present opening keynote address at Yacht Racing Forum 2015

Volvo Ocean Race winner Ian Walker, Yacht Racing Forum

One of the world’s most accomplished sailors, Ian Walker, double Olympic medallist and recent winner of the Volvo Ocean Race, will speak at the Yacht Racing Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, on December 7-8. Born on 25 February 1970 in Worcester, Ian Walker has won two Olympic silver medals (1996 and 2000); he coached Shirley Robertson…

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27 July 2015

Alec Wilkinson appointed master of ceremony

Alec Wilkinson yacht racing forum

Britain’s top live sailing TV presenter, Alec Wilkinson, will be the principal moderator for the Yacht Racing Forum 2015 whilst Seahorse Magazines’ Dobbs Davis will chair the Design and Technology Symposium. Passionate and knowledgeable about the sport, Wilkinson presented the 32nd and 34th America’s Cup for British channel Sky Sports and since then has covered…

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27 July 2015

Yacht Racing Forum announces two years partnership with Gurit

Gurit partner of the yacht racing forum

The leading global supplier of composite materials will participate in the Yacht Racing Forum 2015 in Geneva, on December 7-8. The company will also support the 2016 edition of the event.  Geneva, June 23, 2015 – The Yacht Racing Forum announces a two years partnership with Gurit, the leading global supplier of composite materials. «…

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