New defender signs up new 34th America's Cup Challenger of Recordf
New defender signs up new 34th America's Cup Challenger of Recordf

GGYC confirm Mascalzone

Challenger of Record formally announced by the new America's Cup defender

Tuesday February 16th 2010, Author: Jane Eagleson, Location: Spain

Statement from the Golden Gate Yacht Club:

A challenge has been received from the Club Nautico di Roma. GGYC is pleased to confirm that the Italian club will be the Challenger of Record for 34th America’s Cup.

We look forward to working in close partnership with CNR and their challenging team – Mascalzone Latino, owned by world champion sailor Vincenzo Onorato – to reinvigorate the America’s Cup. Mascalzone Latino competed as a challenger for both the 2003 and 2007 America’s Cup.

GGYC and CNR have pledged to start a dialogue and wide-ranging discussions with the America’s Cup community, including existing and prospective teams.

The objective is to ensure that the 34th America’s Cup is built on to foundations of the competition’s unique past as well as on a shared vision for its future.

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  • ICS 16/02/2010 - 06:09

    Now that Russell has everything as he wants it, I wonder if will go as smoothly as he thinks....

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