Appointments


Jack Gierhart Named Executive Director of US Sailing

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Ed Baird Will Join Quantum Racing For Audi Med Cup 2011

With the announcement of a new deal for the America’s Cup, sailing talent is shuffling to fill gaps as campaigns put together teams. With the announcement that Terry Hutchinson will leave Quantum Racing’s TP52 campaign to learn how to race catamarans with Artemis,  America’s Cup winner Ed Baird, who has also […]


Terry Newby Will Head Up New WMRT Bidding Process.

Sailing has developed as a major event platform over the last few years with promoters keen to tap into government tourism budgets. Events like the Volvo Ocean Race can show that inbound tourism does increase as a result of yacht racing. For others, bringing several hundred competitors to fill up […]


Volvo Ocean Race Appoints New Commercial Partnerships Head.

The trend for sailing and yacht racing rights holders and promoters to hire commerical team members from outside of the sport continues with the announcement that the Volvo Ocean Race has appointed Iñigo Aznar as Head of Commercial Partnerships. [cleeng_content id=”256097508″ description=”99 cents or 10,000 hours. The path to being an […]


Rick Deppe Joins Volvo Ocean Race HQ Media Team.

The Volvo Ocean Race organisers, based in Alicante have announced that Rick Deppe has joined the team as Associate Producer and Media Crew Member (MCM) Manager for the 2011-12 race. Rick’s career as both professional sailor and filmmaker will stand him in good stead for his new role. He’s also learnt […]