Team Pindar enter the popular series for first time, with partners GAC

Team Pindar has joined forces with Dubai-based global logistics provider GAC, to form a Team GAC Pindar entry in this year’s European Extreme Sailing Series, which begins in France on 27 May.

The dual entry will race under a British flag and will be skippered by Australian all-round yachtsman and experienced Extreme 40 sailor, Nick Moloney. Nick has competed in the series since it began in 2007 and boasts a rich sailing career, including two America’s Cup campaigns and 12 individual World Sailing Speed Records. He will be joined by Britons Andy Walsh (helmsman) and Olly Smith (bowman), plus New Zealand yachtsman, Fraser Brown (trimmer).

Director of Team Pindar, Nick Crabtree commented: “The Extreme Sailing Series combines all that is exciting about sport and offers some fantastic marketing and hospitality opportunities at key territories around Europe. We are delighted to be joining a world class line-up and are looking forward to some exciting and competitive racing.”

The 2010 Extreme Sailing Series begins on May 27 in Sète, France before visiting four other European destinations:

Cowes (UK)
Kiel (Germany)
Trapani (Italy)
Almeria (Spain)

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