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TeamOrigin in Auckland

Crew line-up announced for next week's Louis Vuitton Trophy

Friday March 5th 2010, Author: Leslie Greenhalgh, Location: New Zealand

TeamOrigin have now been down in Auckland since 22 February and are in the final throes of preparation for the Louis Vuitton Trophy Auckland Regatta.

Training days take place on Sunday and Monday, 7-8 March and racing starts on Tuesday 9 March.

The initial round robin happens between 9-15 March followed by two to three days of elimination rounds, semi’ and then the Louis Vuitton Finals on Sunday 21 March.

The British America's Cup challenger has announced their sailing team line-up for the event:

1 Bow Matt Mitchell, NZL
#2 Mid Bow Matt Cornwell, GBR
#3 Mast Julien Cressant, FRA
#4 Pit Craig Satterthwaite, NZL
#5 Grind 1 Mark McTeague, AUS
#6 Grind 2 Pawel Bielecki , POL
#7 Mid Grind Chris Brittle, GBR
#8 Trim Up Mike Mottl, AUS
#9 Trim Down Andy Hemmings, GBR
#10 Main Chris Salthouse, NZL
#11 trav/strategist Santiago Lange, ARG
#12 Helm Ben Ainslie, GBR
#13 Tactiction Iain Percy, GBR
#14 Navigator Ian Moore, GBR
#15 Strategist Andrew Simpson, GBR
#16 Runner Mike Sanderson, NZL
#17 Runner/pit assist Anthony Nossiter, AUS

Spare/rotation Name
#18 Grinder David Carr, GBR
#19 Trimmer Christian Kamp, DEN

The eight teams lining up for the LV Trophy event are:

Emirates Team New Zealand, NZL
All4One, FRA/GER
Mascalzone Latino, ITA
Azzurra, ITA
Synergy, RUS
Artemis, SWE
Aleph, FRA

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  • 139037 05/03/2010 - 22:25

    Looking at the GBR crew list it seems a shame that it is not even 50% british crew members

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