Ogletree departs Team China
Charlie Ogletree, China Team Skipper and wing trimmer, has decided to resign from China Team.
Ogletree, the Tornado Olympic silver medallist in Athens 2004 is to be mainsail trimmer/tactician on the Oman Air Extreme 40 for the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series and will also be competing in the highly competitive Melges 32 circuit.
Ogletree says he thanks China Team for their time together and wishes them the best of luck in the future. He cites differences with the management of the team and his departure is for his professional reasons. He says he is sad to leave the America’s Cup arena, but intends to return in the future.