Spain's Real Club Nautico de Valencia and Green Comm Racing announce the details of their Challenge for the 34th America's Cup
The Green Comm Racing team, representing Spain’s Real Club Nautico de Valencia (RCNV), completes the field of nine teams from eight nations that will be on the starting line at the first America’s Cup World Series event in Cascais, Portugal (6 – 14 August) – the first competition in the lead-up to the 34th America’s Cup.
The team’s objective is to promote and manage the ‘Green Revolution’ by leveraging the media impact of international sport’s oldest trophy. Their aim is to give visibility to the challenge of sustainability on a global scale by promoting the development of new technologies and new endeavors in the field of Green Tech.
The team, led by Francesco De Leo (former Manager Director of Telecom Italia, former Director and Head of Strategy and International Operations of Wind and 1999 Global Leaders for Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum), includes Marco Nannini, CEO, and Luca Devoti, Sport Team Manager (Silver Olympic Finn sailing and a successful sailing entrepreneur).
The athletes who are part of the team are young and have an impressive track record in Olympic classes. They will be receiving its new AC45 multihull next month in order to ramp up the training sessions ahead of the first AC race in Cascais.