Sunday, 1 June 2014

Team Richard Mille to attempt to better multihull Round the Island Race record on foiling GC32 catamaran

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[Source: Team Richard Mille] Richard Mille is delighted to support the all British sailing team managed by Pete Cumming and the cutting edge GC32 Foiling Catamaran in which they will be attempting to break the JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Sailing Race record set by Olympic Medallist Sir Ben Ainslie in 2013.

Manufacturer of extraordinary and uncompromising watches, Richard Mille is proud to be involved in the team’s ambitious aim of beating the current record of just 2:52:15. The Swiss watch brand’s involvement in the sailing world already stretches across the Atlantic to the Caribbean, where it sponsors the Voiles de St Barth Regatta, the latest addition to the Caribbean Racing Series.

In its 83rd edition, the 50 nautical mile race will take place on Saturday 21st June, when as many as 1500 yachts will sail around the Isle of Wight, starting and finishing in Cowes, the home of British sailing.

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